AGM 2014 Poll Results

G4S plc, the parent company of the G4S global integrated security group, announces that, at its AGM held on 5 June 2014, all the resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed.
Poll Results meeting

This included resolutions: to allow the payment of political donations; to allow general meetings other than AGMs to be called on 14 days’ notice; and a general authority to make market purchases for up to 10% of its own shares.

The board has no present intention of utilising the authority to buy back shares, which has been renewed in accordance with common business practice. 
The results of the poll on the resolutions put before the AGM are: 

Resolution

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Withheld*

Total votes

1. To adopt the financial statements and reports of directors and auditor

 

1,143,750,544

>99.99

24,772

<0.01

787,922

1,144,563,238

2.To approve the directors’ remuneration policy

 

1,125,245,653

98.38

18,524,321

1.62

787,216

1,144,557,190

3.To approve the directors’ remuneration report

 

1,087,426,199

98.25

19,363,706

1.75

37,767,285

1,144,557,190

4.To approve the Long Term Incentive Plan

 

1,107,774,110

96.88

35,637,941

3.12

1,144,339

1,144,556,390

5. To confirm and declare the dividend

 

1,142,736,300

99.90

1,104,984

0.10

714,899

1,144,556,183

6. To elect Himanshu Raja as a director

 

1,141,780,344

99.83

1,992,232

0.17

787,041

1,144,559,617

7. To re-elect Ashley Almanza as a director

 

1,135,453,108

99.67

3,723,982

0.33

5,383,534

1,144,560,624

8. To re-elect John Connolly as a director

 

1,135,204,861

99.65

3,970,094

0.35

5,385,669

1,144,560,624

9. To re-elect Adam Crozier as a director

 

1,141,739,180

99.82

2,040,928

0.18

780,516

1,144,560,624

10. To re-elect Mark Elliott as a director

 

1,141,436,278

99.80

2,336,482

0.20

787,864

1,144,560,624

11. To re-elect Winnie Kin Wah Fok as a director

 

1,141,507,704

99.80

2,268,673

0.20

784,247

1,144,560,624

12. To re-elect Grahame Gibson as a director

 

1,141,084,265

99.76

2,710,443

0.24

765,916

1,144,560,624

13. To re-elect Mark Seligman as a director

 

1,114,379,992

97.43

29,402,559

2.57

778,073

1,144,560,624

14. To re-elect Paul Spence as a director

 

1,141,846,388

99.83

1,932,100

0.17

782,136

1,144,560,624

15. To re-elect Clare Spottiswoode as a director

 

1,119,023,672

98.28

19,594,731

1.72

5,942,221

1,144,560,624

16. To re-elect Tim Weller as a director

 

1,141,786,479

99.83

1,995,034

0.17

779,111

1,144,560,624

17. To re-appoint KMPG as auditor

 

1,142,664,362

99.10

1,148,981

0.10

747,281

1,144,560,624

18. To authorise the directors to determine the auditor’s remuneration

 

1,143,695,321

99.99

105,472

0.01

751,148

1,144,551,941

19. To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified amount

 

1,122,551,122

98.34

18,941,856

1.66

3,061,523

1,144,554,501

20. Special resolution to give authority to directors to disapply statutory pre-emption rights

 

1,128,623,312

98.85

13,184,814

1.15

2,757,957

1,144,566,083

21. Special resolution to give limited authority for the purchase of its own shares by the company

 

1,143,394,159

99.98

225,835

0.02

945,995

1,144,565,989

22. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure

 

1,134,046,953

99.59

4,636,770

0.41

5,675,995

1,144,359,718

23. Special resolution to authorise the calling of general meetings (excluding Annual General Meetings) on 14 days’ notice

 

1,061,656,376

92.82

82,126,166

7.18

768,870

1,144,551,412

The percentage of issued share capital which was voted was 74 %**.

* 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. 
**Total voting rights of the shares in issue: 1,551,594,436. Every shareholder has one vote for every ordinary share held.
 

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