B2Gold Corp. Announces Results of Vote for Election of Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 15, 2016) - B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO)(NYSE MKT:BTG)(NAMIBIAN:B2G) ("B2Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the voting results from the election of its Board of Directors at the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on Friday, June 10, 2016.

The director nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated Wednesday, May 4, 2016 were elected as directors of B2Gold at the Meeting. Detailed results of the vote are set out below:

Name Total Votes in Favour (%) Total Votes Outcome
Withheld/Abstained (%) of Vote
Clive Johnson 687,696,539 (96.18%) 27,334,407 (3.82%) Approved
Robert Cross 670,998,065 (93.84%) 44,032,881 (6.16%) Approved
Robert Gayton 528,384,309 (73.90%) 186,646,637 (26.10%) Approved
Barry Rayment 706,021,989 (98.74%) 9,008,957 (1.26%) Approved
Jerry Korpan 691,901,192 (96.77%) 23,129,754 (3.23%) Approved
Bongani Mtshisi 713,820,836 (99.83%) 1,210,110 (0.17%) Approved
Kevin Bullock 448,545,158 (62.73%) 266,485,788 (37.27%) Approved
George Johnson 684,154,844 (95.68%) 30,876,102 (4.32%) Approved

The resolutions with respect to the Appointment of Auditors was also approved by the shareholders of the Company at the Meeting.

About B2Gold

B2Gold is a Vancouver-based, international gold mining company with four operating mines, one mine under construction and numerous exploration projects across four continents in various countries, including Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Mali and Burkina Faso. Construction of B2Gold's Fekola mine in southwest Mali is on schedule and on budget, and is projected to commence production at the end of 2017. As a result, B2Gold is well positioned to maintain its low-cost structure and growth profile, with production increasing to approximately 800,000 to 850,000 ounces annually by 2018.


Clive T. Johnson, President & Chief Executive Officer

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