SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|British Columbia, Canada||001-33638||N/A|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of Incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|1177 West Hastings Street, Suite 2300, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada||V6E 2K3|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (604) 683-3332
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 25, 2016, International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) held its 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. The matters submitted for a vote and the related results are set forth below. A more detailed description of each proposal is set forth in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 15, 2016.
Proposal One — Fixing Number of Directors.
The number of directors was fixed at five. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal Two — Election of Directors.
The shareholders elected all five nominees named in the proxy statement. The voting results were as follows:
|Stephen A. Lang||53,108,519||130,547||6,350,129|
|Anton J. Drescher||38,486,690||14,752,376||6,350,129|
|John J. Ellis||53,066,449||172,617||6,350,129|
|Mark R. Hamilton||53,069,749||169,317||6,350,129|
|Thomas S. Weng||53,093,449||145,617||6,350,129|
As all directors received greater than 50% of the votes cast, no director is required to submit his resignation pursuant to the Company’s “Majority Voting in Director Elections” Policy.
Proposal Three — Ratification of the Appointment and Compensation of the Company’s Auditors.
The shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors/independent registered public accountants for the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016. In accordance with the Articles of the Company, the directors were also authorized to fix the auditors’ remuneration. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal Four — Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers (“Say on Pay”).
The shareholders approved the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The voting results were as follows:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.|
|Dated: May 26, 2016||By:||/s/ Thomas Irwin|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|