VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 11, 2017) - Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC) ("Lucara" or the "Company") held its annual meeting of shareholders in Vancouver today. Shareholders voted as follows on the matters before the meeting:
Shareholders elected the following 7 board members with shareholders represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual directors as follows:
Appointment of Auditors
Shareholders re-appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Lucara's auditors.
Advisory Resolution on Executive Compensation
Management's approach to executive compensation (say on pay) disclosed in Lucara's management proxy circular dated April 6, 2017 was approved with 90.72% of shares represented at the meeting voting in favour.
Adoption of Amended and Restated Articles
Shareholders approved the Amended and Restated Articles that were described and attached to the Company's 2017 management proxy circular, with 99.73% of shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of the resolution.
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Lucara is a leading independent producer of large exceptional quality Type IIa diamonds from its 100% owned Karowe Mine in Botswana. The Company has an experienced board and management team with extensive diamond development and operations expertise. The Company operates transparently and in accordance with international best practices in the areas of sustainability, health and safety, environment and community relations.
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This is information that Lucara Diamond Corp. is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Swedish Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above on May 11, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time.