Agnico Eagle announces election of directors

                 Agnico Eagle announces election of directors

PR Newswire

TORONTO, April 26, 2013

TORONTO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/  - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited  (NYSE:AEM, 
TSX:AEM) ("Agnico") today announced that, at the annual and special meeting of
shareholders held earlier today (the "Meeting"), each of the thirteen nominees
listed in  the  management information  circular  dated March  11,  2013  were 
elected as directors of Agnico. The detailed results of the vote are set  out 
below.

                                                       Percentage Percentage
                                  Votes    Total Votes  of Votes   of Votes
Nominee             Votes For*  Withheld*     Cast*       For      Withheld
Dr. Leanne M. Baker 96,177,927  18,312,171 114,490,098   84.01%     15.99%
Douglas R. Beaumont 113,998,441  491,657   114,490,098   99.57%     0.43%
Sean Boyd           114,084,715  405,383   114,490,098   99.65%     0.35%
Martine A. Celej    113,973,697  516,401   114,490,098   99.55%     0.45%
Clifford J. Davis   114,080,430  409,668   114,490,098   99.64%     0.36%
Robert J. Gemmell   100,482,795 14,007,219 114,490,014   87.77%     12.23%
Bernard Kraft       114,030,133  459,965   114,490,098   99.60%     0.40%
Mel Leiderman       114,073,167  416,931   114,490,098   99.64%     0.36%
James D. Nasso      112,025,911 2,464,187  114,490,098   97.85%     2.15%
Dr. Sean Riley      114,066,082  424,016   114,490,098   99.63%     0.37%
J. Merfyn Roberts   108,303,187 6,186,911  114,490,098   94.60%     5.40%
Howard R. Stockford 114,003,580  486,518   114,490,098   99.58%     0.42%
Pertti Voutilainen  114,066,832  423,266   114,490,098   99.63%     0.37%

* As a ballot was not required, the number of votes disclosed reflects only
the proxies received by management of Agnico in advance of the Meeting.

About Agnico

Agnico is  a  long established,  Canadian  headquartered, gold  producer  with 
operations  located  in  Canada,  Finland  and  Mexico,  and  exploration  and 
development activities  in Canada,  Finland, Mexico  and the  United  States. 
Agnico has full exposure to higher  gold prices consistent with its policy  of 
no forward gold  sales. It has  declared a cash  dividend for 31  consecutive 
years. www.agnicoeagle.com

                                                                             



SOURCE Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited

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