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Stillwater Announces Certified Annual Meeting Results
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Stillwater Announces Certified Annual Meeting Results13:29 EDT Wednesday, May 08, 2013
BILLINGS, Mont. (Business Wire) -- Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) (TSX:SWC.U) (“Stillwater” or the “Company”) today announced that IVS Associates, Inc. (“IVS”), the independent Inspector of Elections, has certified the final voting results of the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 2, 2013.
At the Annual Meeting, Stillwater shareholders voted to elect the following directors:
For Votes Received
% Shares Voting
|George M. Bee||49,325,780||52.2%|
|Charles R. Engles||56,546,147||59.8%|
|Francis R. McAllister||48,934,731||51.8%|
|Patrice E. Merrin||52,704,430||55.8%|
|Michael S. Parrett||42,465,050||44.9%|
|Gary A. Sugar||49,331,593||52.2%|
Frank McAllister, Stillwater's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We have been very pleased throughout the election process to talk with many of our shareholders in developing our views as to the future of Stillwater. We believe the election provides us an opportunity to begin a new chapter for Stillwater and the newly constituted Board will, as the Board always has, focus on maximizing value for stockholders through our position as the sole U.S. producer of palladium and platinum. We look forward to receiving valuable contributions from our new and continuing directors.”
Additionally, IVS reported that 97.5% of shares were voted to ratify the selection of KMPG LLP as the Company's independent registered accounting firm.
IVS also reported that 65.8% of shares voted to disapprove, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.
About Stillwater Mining Company
Stillwater Mining Company is the only U.S. producer of palladium and platinum and is the largest primary producer of platinum group metals outside of South Africa and the Russian Federation. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWC and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SWC.U. Information on Stillwater Mining Company can be found at its website: www.stillwatermining.com.
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