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B2Gold Corp
Symbol BTO
Shares Issued 1,056,555,191
Close 2022-06-22 C$ 4.73
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B2Gold shareholders approve all AGM business items

2022-06-22 22:39 ET - News Release

Mr. Clive Johnson reports

B2GOLD ANNOUNCES VOTING RESULTS FROM ITS 2022 ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL MEETING

B2Gold Corp. has released the voting results from its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on June 22, 2022. A total of 812,572,340 common shares were voted at the meeting, representing 76.59 per cent of the votes attached to all outstanding common shares.

Shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of all items of business before the meeting. The nine director nominees listed in B2Gold's management information circular dated May 11, 2022, were elected as directors of B2Gold to hold office for the ensuing year or until their successors are elected or appointed. Detailed results of the vote for each director are set out in the attached table.

                   VOTING RESULTS FOR ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

Name            Total votes in favour   Total votes withheld   Outcome of vote

Clive Johnson     736,151,813 (96.09%)     29,915,129 (3.91%)         Approved    
Robert Cross      709,667,695 (92.64%)     56,399,248 (7.36%)         Approved    
Robert Gayton     700,910,563 (91.49%)     65,156,380 (8.51%)         Approved    
Jerry Korpan      719,751,227 (93.95%)     46,315,715 (6.05%)         Approved    
Bongani Mtshisi   762,480,309 (99.53%)      3,586,634 (0.47%)         Approved    
Kevin Bullock     763,103,938 (99.61%)      2,963,005 (0.39%)         Approved    
George Johnson    763,543,292 (99.67%)      2,523,650 (0.33%)         Approved    
Robin Weisman     692,770,896 (90.43%)     73,296,046 (9.57%)         Approved    
Liane Kelly       723,856,744 (94.49%)     42,210,199 (5.51%)         Approved    

The resolutions to set the number of directors of the company at nine and to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor of the company were approved with 99.65 per cent and 99.47 per cent, respectively, of votes cast in favour.

The resolution regarding the advisory vote on the company's approach to executive compensation was approved with 80.36 per cent of votes cast in favour.

A report on all items of business voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR.

Webcast/dial-in playback details

A playback of the meeting will be available until July 6, 2022, on B2Gold's events page or by dialling 1-416-764-8677 (local -- Toronto) or 1-888-390-0541 (toll free -- North America) (passcode 420261 followed by the number sign).

About B2Gold Corp.

B2Gold is a low-cost international senior gold producer headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2007, today, B2Gold has operating gold mines in Mali, Namibia and the Philippines and numerous exploration and development projects in various countries, including Mali, Colombia, Finland and Uzbekistan.

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