Blainville, Québec, July 3, 2014, Maya Gold & Silver Inc. (“Maya” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV:MYA) announces that on July 2, 2014 it held its annual general meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”). A total of 39,529,101 common shares (approximately 34.05% of the outstanding common shares) were represented at the Meeting in person or by proxy.
At the Meeting, shareholders approved the election of seven nominees as directors of the Corporation to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed, with common shares represented at the Meeting voting by way of ballot for the individual nominees as follows:
|Director||Vote type||Number of Votes||Percentage of Votes|
|John G. Booth||For||35,753,259||99.92%|
|R. Martin Wong||For||35,753,259||99.92%|
Maya, is also pleased to welcome Mr. Mario Caron as a new member to its board of directors. Mr. Caron is a mining engineer, has held numerous senior executive and board positions and possess extensive experience in exploration, project development, mining operations and capital markets with resource companies operating internationally. More recently has held positions with Aldridge Minerals Inc., a development stage mining company focusing on its Yenipazar polymetallic VMS deposit in central Turkey and Axmin Inc., an exploration and development company with projects in West Africa and Central African Republic, which was acquired/merged with AfNat Resources Limited. Mr. Caron received his Bachelor of Engineering, Mining at McGill University and is a member of the Quebec Order of Engineers and the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.
The Board of Directors has approved a grant of 300,000 stock options to one director (200,000) and two consultants (50,000 each), under the company’s Stock Option Plan. The stock options are exercisable at a price of $0.50 per share, for a period of 5 years and 3 years respectively.
Mr. Roland Wismer did not stand for reelection and the board and management wish to thank Mr. Wismer for his guidance, commitment and many contributions to Maya over the years.
Appointments of Auditors
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, were appointed as as the independent auditors of the Corporation until the close of the next annual meeting of shareholders and authorizing the directors of the Company to fix their remuneration. The results were as follows:
|Vote type||Number of Votes||Percentage of Votes|
Maya Gold & Silver Inc. is a Canadian listed mining corporation focused on the exploration and development of gold and silver deposits in Morocco. Maya is initiating mining and milling operations at its Zgounder Mine.
For further information on Maya, visit www.maya.dev.penega.com or contact:
Maya Gold & Silver Inc.:
Chief Executive Officer
T: 450-435-0700 ext. 204
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