Nyrstar: Results of the Annual and Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meetings held on 27 April 2016

Regulated Information

27 April 2016

Nyrstar NV (the " Company ") held its annual general shareholders' meeting (" AGM ") as well as an extraordinary general shareholders' meeting (" EGM ") in Brussels today.

The AGM did not have an attendance quorum requirement. The shareholders approved all items on the agenda of the AGM, including the appointment of Ms. Anne Fahy as independent non-executive Director and of Mr. Jesús Fernandez as non-executive Director.

There was no attendance quorum required for the deliberation and voting on item 1 on the agenda of the EGM, which referred to the cancellation and annulment of all of the VVPR strips issued by the Company. This item was approved. The attendance quorum for items 2 to 5 on the agenda of the EGM was not met, and therefore a second extraordinary general shareholders' meeting will be held for these outstanding items on Thursday, 19 May 2016, at 11:30 a.m., at Diamant Building, A. Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels, Belgium or at such other place as will be indicated at that place at that time.

Martyn Konig elected as new Chairman and new composition of Board Committees

Immediately following the AGM and EGM, a meeting of the Board of Directors was held during which Martyn Konig was elected as new Chairman of the Company. The Board also reviewed the composition of its committees, which as of today will have the following members:

  • Audit Committee: Anne Fahy as Chair, Jesús Fernandez and Martyn Konig
  • Nomination and Remuneration Committee: Martyn Konig as Chair, Carole Cable,  Anne Fahy and Jesús Fernandez
  • Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee: Christoper Cox as Chair, Carole Cable and Jesús Fernandez

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About Nyrstar
Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals, which are essential resources that are fuelling the rapid urbanisation and industrialisation of our changing world. Nyrstar has mining, smelting, and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs approximately 5,000 people. Nyrstar is incorporated in Belgium and has its corporate office in Switzerland. Nyrstar is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. For further information please visit the Nyrstar website: www.nyrstar.com .

For further information:
Anthony Simms   Group Manager Investor Relations   T: +41 44 745 8157  M: +41 79 722 2152
E: anthony.simms@nyrstar.com
Greg Morsbach   Group Manager Corporate Communications   T: +41 44 745 8295   M: +41 79 719 2342
E: greg.morsbach@nyrstar.com

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Press Release (English)
Press Release (Dutch)

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Source: Nyrstar via GlobeNewswire