AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Results of voting at 2014 annual general meeting African Barrick Gold plc ("ABG" or the "Company") Registration number 7123187 Results of voting at 2014 annual general meeting 25 April 2014 The Annual General Meeting of ABG was held on 24 April 2014. As at the date of the annual general meeting, the total number of issued Ordinary Shares was 410,085,499. Therefore, the total number of votes exercisable at the meeting was 410,085,499. The full text of the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting was set out in the notice of annual general meeting dated 24 March 2014. All resolutions at the meeting were put to ABG's shareholders on a poll. The total number of votes validly cast at the meeting was 357,217,377. The final voting figures of the poll as certified by the scrutineers, Computershare Investor Services PLC, were as follows: Total votes For (*) % Against(*) % Vote cast withheld(**) Ordinary Resolutions Approval of the 356,609,140 356,609,040 100.00 100 0.00 608,237 audited annual accounts for the Company for the financial year ended 31 December 2013, together with the Directors' Report, the Strategic Report, and the Auditors' Reports. Approval of the 343,938,849 293,876,634 85.44 50,062,215 14.56 13,278 Directors' Remuneration Report for the financial year ended 31 December 2013. Approval of the 357,213,699 351,403,920 98.37 5,809,779 1.63 3,500 Directors' Remuneration Policy. Declaration and 357,217,377 357,217,377 100.00 0 0.00 0 approval of a final dividend of US 2.0 cents per Ordinary Share, for the year ended 31 December 2013. Election of Kelvin 339,901,076 333,537,131 98.13 6,363,945 1.87 17,316,301 Dushnisky as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Bradley 357,212,627 356,860,451 99.90 352,176 0.10 4,750 ("Brad") Gordon as a Director (executive) of the Company. Election of Ambassador 357,212,627 356,929,588 99.92 283,039 0.08 4,750 Mwapachu as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Graham 357,212,627 356,931,951 99.92 280,676 0.08 4,750 Clow as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Rachel 357,210,064 356,929,388 99.92 280,676 0.08 7,313 English as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Andre 357,212,627 356,930,151 99.92 282,476 0.08 4,750 Falzon as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Stephen 357,207,627 356,828,018 99.89 379,609 0.11 9,750 Galbraith as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Michael 357,179,064 352,652,289 98.73 4,526,775 1.27 38,313 Kenyon as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Steve 357,207,627 356,926,951 99.92 280,676 0.08 9,750 Lucas as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Richard 357,210,627 356,856,651 99.90 353,976 0.10 6,750 ("Rick") McCreary as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Election of Peter 357,210,627 352,762,011 98.75 4,448,616 1.25 6,750 Tomsett as a Director (non-executive) of the Company. Re-appointment of 357,214,964 357,211,064 100.00 3,900 0.00 2,413 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company (the "Auditors") to hold office until the conclusion of the next general meeting of the Company at which the accounts are laid before the Company. Grant of authorisation 357,215,164 357,141,164 99.98 74,000 0.02 2,213 to the audit committee of the Company to agree the remuneration of the Auditors. Grant of authority to 356,426,071 355,058,983 99.62 1,367,088 0.38 791,306 the Directors, generally and unconditionally pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 (the "Act") to exercise all powers of the Company to allot shares in the Company or to grant rights to subscribe for or to convert any security into shares in the Company up to an aggregate nominal amount of £13,532,821, and up to a further nominal amount of £ 13,532,821 in connection with a rights issue, provided that this authority shall expire on the date of the Company's next annual general meeting or 30 June 2015, whichever is earlier. Special resolutions Grant of authority to 357,209,727 357,205,564 100.00 4,163 0.00 7,650 the Directors of the Company pursuant to Section 570 of the Act to allot equity securities (within the meaning of Section 560 of the Act) wholly for cash as if Section 561 (1) of the Act did not apply (a) in connection with a pre-emptive offer or rights issue or (b) otherwise up to an aggregate nominal value of £2,050,427. This authority shall expire on the date of the Company's next annual general meeting, or 30 June 2015, whichever is earlier. Grant of authority to 357,145,877 357,112,373 99.99 33,504 0.01 71,500 the Company for the purpose of Section 701 of the Act to make market purchases (as defined in Section 693 (4) of that Act) of Ordinary Shares each in the capital of the Company, subject to satisfying certain conditions and provided that the authority shall expire at the conclusion of the Company's next annual general meeting, or 30 June 2015, whichever is earlier. Grant of authority to 357,210,727 341,297,806 95.55 15,912,921 4.45 6,650 the Company to call a general meeting other than an annual general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice, provided that facilities are available to shareholders to vote by electronic means for meetings called at such notice. (*) Includes discretionary votes (**) A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution. ENQUIRIES For further information contact: African Barrick Gold plc +44 (0)207 129 7150 Giles Blackham, Investor Relations Manager This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities of ABG in any jurisdiction. END
AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Results of voting at 2014 annual general meeting
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