AGM 2011 Resolutions

The board of G4S plc considers the Resolutions set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting are likely to promote the success of the company and are in the best interests of the company and its shareholders as a whole.
G4S, London

The 2011 Annual General Meeting of G4S plc was held on 19 May 2011 in London.  All the resolutions were duly passed on a show of hands.

The proxy votes cast were as follows:

 

1.    Adoption of financial statements and reports of directors and auditor 

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,587,475                      1,826,201                               244,284

 

2.    Approval of the directors’ remuneration report

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

755,559,151                      77,113,023                               1,985,786

 

3.    Confirmation and declaration of dividends

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

834,436,805                      23,099                                        198,056

 

4.    Election of Clare Spottiswoode (member of Remuneration Committee)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,857,184                      1,564,550                                236,226  

 

5. Election of Winnie Kin Wah Fok (member of Audit Committee)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

833,148,470                      1,265,333                             244,157 

 

6. Re-election of Alf Duch-Pedersen (member of Nomination Committee)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

829,003,987                      5,433,132                                   220,841 

 

7. Re-election on Lord Condon (member of Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,749,553                     1,658,850                                249,558 

 

8.   Re-election of Nick Buckles

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,702,556                      1,695,572                                  259,832 

 

9.   Re-election of Trevor Dighton

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,753,622                      1,633,233                                 271,105

 

10.   Re-election of Grahame Gibson

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,732,007                      1,663,489                                262,464

 

11.   Re-election of Mark Elliott (member of Nomination and Remuneration Committees)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

833,051,976                      1,352,007                                253,977

 

12.   Re-election of Bo Lerenius (member of Audit and Remuneration Committees)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

831,766,298                      2,632,492                               259,169 

 

13.   Re-election of Mark Seligman (member of Audit and Remuneration Committees)

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,915,626                      1,339,061                                 403,273

 

14.   Re-appointment of KPMG as auditor and authority to fix remuneration

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

834,027,094                     404,505                                  226,361 

 

15.   Authority to allot shares

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

800,138,360                      9,367,750                              25,151,850 

 

16.  Authority to disapply statutory pre-emption rights

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

833,345,372                      978,650                               333,938

 

17. Authority for purchase of own shares

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

833,849,558                    522,676                                   285,726 

 

18. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

815,012,247                     6,713,520                               12,932,192 

 

19.  Amend the Articles of Association to increase limit on fees payable to directors

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

832,172,096                   2,069,955                              415,908

 

20. Allow general meetings (other than AGMs) to be called on 14 days’ notice 

For                                     Against                                    Votes withheld

774,131,451                      60,268,511                             257,998 

 

Votes withheld are not votes in law and are not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against a resolution.