VANCOUVER, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX: SLW) (NYSE: SLW) announces that the nominees listed below were elected as directors of Silver Wheaton at the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders. Detailed results of the vote for directors of the Company held at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders earlier today are shown below:
Votes NomineeVotes For% ForWithheld% Withheld George L. Brack231,917,47698.55%3,409,7781.45% John A. Brough 228,048,02996.91%7,279,2253.09% R. Peter Gillin230,546,80297.97%4,780,4522.03% Chantal Gosselin233,044,61099.03%2,282,6440.97% Douglas M. Holtby 232,648,39298.86%2,678,8621.14% Charles A. Jeannes233,580,01599.26%1,747,2390.74% Eduardo Luna226,364,78296.19%8,962,4723.81% Randy V.J. Smallwood 233,042,29199.03%2,284,9630.97%
In addition, the following special matters were approved by shareholders at the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders:
Mr. Lawrence Bell, one of our directors, did not stand for election at the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders. "Larry has been an integral part of Silver Wheaton's growth since 2006. Over the years, he has provided valuable contributions and expertise. On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to thank Larry for his leadership and wish him the very best in retirement," said Doug Holtby, Chairman of Silver Wheaton.