|By Marketwire .||
|September 26, 2012 09:30 AM EDT|
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/26/12 -- Shareholders of Roxgold ("Roxgold" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:ROG) approved all proposals submitted by the Board of Directors to the Company's annual general meeting in Vancouver yesterday.
The seven member slate, which was agreed to by both Oliver Lennox-King and Management, has been elected as the Board of Directors of Roxgold. The new board is comprised of Jonathan Rubenstein, Richard Colterjohn, Joseph Spiteri, John L. Knowles, Gordon Pridham, Walter Segsworth and Oliver Lennox-King. The newly elected board has appointed John Dorward as the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Shareholders also voted to set the total number of directors at seven, appoint MNP LLP as auditor for the ensuing year, and ratified the company's amended 10% rolling stock option plan.
The new board of Roxgold would like to thank the previous members of the board, Messrs. Allan Fabbro, Robert Sibthorpe, Barry Girling, Richard Mazur and Chet Idziszek for their years of service in discovering and developing one of the most exciting deposits in West Africa. The new board would also like to thank Messrs. Peter R. Jones and Brett Richards for their significant contributions in recent weeks to reaching this compromise.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Oliver Lennox-King, Chairman of the Board
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