|By Marketwired .||
|September 13, 2013 05:36 PM EDT||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/13 -- Pacific Rim Mining Corp. ("Pacific Rim" or the "Company") (TSX:PMU)(OTCQX:PFRMF) announces that the Company's shareholders approved all matters submitted by management for their consideration at the Annual General Meeting held in Vancouver, BC on September 12, 2013.
A total of 121,353,684 shares were voted by proxy and by shareholders attending the meeting in person, representing 57.53% of the Company's 210,951,708 shares issued and outstanding at the Company's record date.
Shareholders passed resolutions on a show of hands approving the re-election of Ms. Catherine McLeod-Seltzer, Mr. Thomas Shrake, Mr. William Myckatyn, Mr. David K. Fagin and Mr. Timothy C. Baker as directors for the ensuing year. The proxy results on the election of directors were as follows:
Name of Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Number of Percentage of Number of Percentage of Votes Cast Votes Cast Votes Cast Votes Cast Catherine McLeod-Seltzer 44,327,802 99.31% 308,079 0.69% Thomas Shrake 44,352,826 99.37% 283,055 0.63% William Myckatyn 43,831,077 98.20% 804,804 1.80% David K. Fagin 43,765,553 98.05% 870,328 1.95% Timothy C. Baker 43,829,184 98.19% 806,697 1.81%
Shareholders also passed ordinary resolutions approving the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors for the ensuing year, and the ratification, confirmation, authorization and approval of the Company's Advance Notice Policy.
About the Company
Pacific Rim is a mineral exploration company focused on high grade, environmentally clean gold deposits in the Americas and committed to excellence in environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Pacific Rim's primary asset is the advanced-stage, vein-hosted El Dorado gold deposit in El Salvador, where the Company also owns several grassroots gold projects.
On behalf of the board of directors,
Thomas C. Shrake, President and CEO
The TSX has neither reviewed nor accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.