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Kinross announces Annual Shareholder Meeting voting results

May 09, 2018

TORONTO, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K) (NYSE:KGC) has announced the detailed voting results of the election of its Board of Directors, which took place at the Company’s Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held in Toronto on May 9, 2018.

The nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 15, 2018 were elected as directors of Kinross at the meeting. The results of voting are given below.

Board of directors elected

Nominee Votes for % for Votes withheld % withheld
Ian Atkinson 764,332,155 98.83 9,067,999 1.17
John A. Brough 732,844,834 94.76 40,555,321 5.24
Kerry D. Dyte 771,081,151 99.70 2,319,004 0.30
Ave G. Lethbridge 747,305,340 96.63 26,094,814 3.37
Catherine McLeod-Seltzer 736,937,690 95.29 36,462,464 4.71
John E. Oliver 738,776,040 95.52 34,624,115 4.48
Kelly J. Osborne 764,335,464 98.83 9,064,690 1.17
Una M. Power 765,476,809 98.98 7,923,345 1.02
J. Paul Rollinson 770,283,264 99.60 3,116,891 0.40

Voting results on the other items of business at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders are as follows:

Appointment of auditors

Votes for % for Votes withheld % withheld
862,700,242 99.20 6,942,584 0.80

Ratification of Shareholder Rights Plan

Votes for % for Votes against  % withheld
752,019,769 97.24 21,379,919 2.76

“Say on Pay” advisory resolution

Votes for % for Votes against  % against 
717,808,681 92.75* 56,122,546 7.25*

*percentage calculation corrected on May 10, 2018

A report on all matters voted on at the meeting has been filed on SEDAR.

About Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross is a Canadian-based senior gold mining company with mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Russia, Mauritania, Chile and Ghana. Our focus is on delivering value based on the core principles of operational excellence, balance sheet strength, disciplined growth and responsible mining. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).

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