G4S plc: AGM 2020 Poll Results
All resolutions were passed by shareholders by way of a poll. 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:
| 1.To adopt the financial statements and reports of directors
| 2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration
|3.To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report||1,061,690,207||99.19||8,621,075||0.81||15,990,132||1,086,301,414|
|4. Election of Michel van der Bel as a director||1,084,946,232||>99.99||47,889||<0.01||1,300,054||1,086,294,175|
|5. Election of Clare Chapman as a director||1,084,787,274||99.98||210,127||0.02||1,296,753||1,086,294,154|
|6. Re-election of Ashley Almanza as a director||1,084,926,252||99.99||72,893||0.01||1,295,010||1,086,294,155|
|7.Re-election of John Connolly as a director||1,039,625,293||95.82||45,395,656||4.18||1,272,072||1,086,293,021|
|8.Re-election of Elisabeth Fleuriot as a director||1,084,939,096||99.99||85,287||0.01||1,269,444||1,086,293,827|
|9.Re-election of Winnie Kin Wah Fok as a director||1,062,218,612||97.90||22,805,298||2.10||1,269,644||1,086,293,554|
|10.Re-election of Steve Mogford as a director||1,083,061,471||99.82||1,962,367||0.18||1,270,317||1,086,294,155|
|11. Re-election of John Ramsay as a director||1,083,486,730||99.86||1,531,625||0.14||1,274,300||1,086,292,655|
|12. Re-election of Barbara Thoralfsson as a director||1,084,673,490||99.97||350,521||0.03||1,268,644||1,086,292,655|
|13.Re-election of Tim Weller as a director||1,084,951,429||99.99||66,358||0.01||1,274,072||1,086,291,859|
|14.To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor||1,084,982,026||>99.99||38,082||<0.01||1,275,122||1,086,295,230|
| 15.To authorise the audit committee of the board to
determine the auditor’s remuneration
| 16. Authority to make political donations and incur political
| 17.To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified
| 18.Special resolution to give authority to directors to disapply
statutory pre-emption rights emption rights
| 19.Special resolution to give additional authority to directors
to disapply statutory pre-emption rights
| 20.Special resolution to give limited authority for the purchase
of its own shares by the company
| 21.Special resolution to authorise the calling of general
meetings (excluding Annual General Meetings) on 14 days’
In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of resolutions 16 to 21 will be forwarded to the FCA for publication through its document viewing facility where they will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.
The percentage of issued share capital which was voted was 70%**.
* 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.