Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 15, 2015 - Nord Gold N.V. (“Nordgold” or the “Company”, LSE: NORD), the internationally diversified, low-cost gold producer, announces that the resolutions to appoint John Munro as an independent Non-Executive Director were proposed and passed on a poll at the Extraordinary General Meeting (the “Meeting”) of Nordgold, which was held on October 15, 2015 at 10.00 am CET at Apollolaan 15, 1077 AB Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
A total of 322,957,419 ordinary shares (representing approximately 86.87% of the entire issued share capital of the Company in issue on the Record Date) were voted.
|Agenda item 2||Resolution Appointment of non-executive director John Munro|
|Total Votes cast||322,957,419|
On the Record Date the total number of ordinary shares of €2.50 each in issue was 371,786,197. Considering the number of shares held in treasury, which amounted to 420,000 on such Record Date, the number of voting rights amounted to 371,366,197.
Percentages have been rounded.
The proxy figures will shortly also be available on the Company’s website at www.nordgold.com
Mr. Munro currently operates as an independent corporate finance and corporate development advisor to the mining industry, with a focus on African mining projects. Prior to this, he was a Director at First Reserve’s Mining Buyout Group in London. Between 2008-2012, he was Chief Executive Officer at Rand Uranium, where he was responsible for the establishment of a new gold and uranium company in South Africa. Between 2002-2008, Mr. Munro as an executive at Gold Fields Limited was variously responsible for corporate development, strategy and international operations and projects. Prior to that, he held various positions in Gold Fields Limited, Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.
Mr. Munro has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.
Nordgold (LSE: NORD) is an internationally diversified low-cost gold producer established in 2007 and publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange. The Company has expanded rapidly through carefully targeted acquisitions and organic growth, achieving a rate of growth unmatched in the industry during that period. In 2014, Nordgold’s gold production increased to 985 thousand ounces from 924 thousand ounces in 2013. The Company operates 9 mines and has 2 development projects, 4 advanced exploration projects and a diverse portfolio of early-stage exploration projects and licenses in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Russia, Kazakhstan, French Guiana and Canada. Nordgold employs over 8,000 people.
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