|By Marketwired .||
|June 18, 2014 05:38 PM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/14 -- Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX:LAC) ("Lithium Americas" or the "Company") announces that each of the nine nominees in the Management Information Circular dated May 14, 2014 (the "Circular") were elected as directors of the Company at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 17, 2014 (the "Meeting").
Based on the ballot conducted at the Meeting, the following individuals were elected as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of shareholders. The results are set out below:
Name of Nominee % of % of Votes Cast Votes Cast Votes Votes FOR FOR WITHHELD WITHHELD Gary Cohn 71,195,680 86.23 11,366,022 13.77 Gerry Feldman 71,169,980 86.20 11,391,722 13.80 W. Thomas Hodgson 70,210,580 85.04 12,351,122 14.96 John Kanellitsas 70,212,380 85.04 12,349,322 14.96 C. Karayannopoulos 70,211,246 85.04 12,350,456 14.96 Myron Manternach 71,171,880 86.20 11,389,822 13.80 Sergio Marchi 71,171,880 86.20 11,389,822 13.80 Franco Mignacco 70,221,180 85.05 12,340,522 14.95 George E. Pirie 71,169,980 86.20 11,391,722 13.80
All other resolutions tabled for consideration at the Meeting, as set out in the Circular, were also approved by shareholders of the Company. See the Company's Report on Voting Results filed under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com for additional details.
About the Company
Lithium Americas is developing one of the world's largest and lowest cost lithium operations. The Company has defined the world's third largest lithium brine resource, and a completed definitive Feasibility Study identified that Lithium Americas' operating cost per tonne of lithium carbonate is expected to be one of the lowest in the industry.
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