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Hudbay Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/08/14 -- HudBay Minerals Inc. ("Hudbay" or the "company") (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM) announced today that each of the 10 nominees listed in its management information circular (the "Circular") dated April 2, 2014 was elected as a director of Hudbay at the company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on May 8, 2014. The vote was conducted by a show of hands. Detailed results of the votes cast by proxy are set out below:


                           Number of Favourable    Percentage of Favourable
Director                    Votes Cast by Proxy         Votes Cast by Proxy
David Garofalo                      143,086,862                      99.50%
Igor Gonzales                       143,610,501                      99.86%
Tom A. Goodman                      142,431,589                      99.04%
Alan R. Hibben                      143,613,451                      99.87%
W. Warren Holmes                    141,011,586                      98.06%
Sarah B. Kavanagh                   143,613,109                      99.87%
John L. Knowles                     141,650,423                      98.50%
Alan J. Lenczner                    143,026,466                      99.46%
Kenneth G. Stowe                    143,632,949                      99.88%
G. Wesley Voorheis                  142,285,153                      98.94%

At the Meeting, shareholders also approved a special resolution to amend Hudbay's articles to increase the minimum number of directors from three to six and the maximum number of directors from ten to thirteen. This allowed Hudbay's board of directors to appoint Michael T. Waites as an additional director following the Meeting, consistent with its stated intentions in the Circular.

About Hudbay

Hudbay (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM) is a Canadian integrated mining company with assets in North and South America principally focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals. Hudbay's objective is to maximize shareholder value through efficient operations, organic growth and accretive acquisitions, while maintaining its financial strength. A member of the S&P/TSX Composite Index and the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index, Hudbay is committed to high standards of corporate governance and sustainability. Further information about Hudbay can be found on www.hudbayminerals.com.

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