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Company Renishaw PLC
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Headline Result of AGM
Released 16:02 18-Oct-2018
Number 5237E16

RNS Number : 5237E
Renishaw PLC
18 October 2018
 

Renishaw plc

 

Results of AGM 2018

 

All resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting held on 18 October 2018 were duly passed on a poll. Resolutions 1 to 14 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolution 15 was passed as a special resolution. The result of the poll is as follows:

 

Resolution

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Total

% of ISC1 Voted

Votes Withheld2

1.     Receive the reports of directors and financial statements

62,691,247

99.35

412,417

0.65

63,103,664

86.69%

528,223

2.     Approve the remuneration report

60,347,267

95.21

3,033,049

4.79

63,380,316

87.07%

251,570

3.     Declare the final dividend

63,631,888

100.00

0

0.00

63,631,888

87.42%

0

4.     Re-elect David McMurtry as a director

48,263,953

76.14

15,125,894

23.86

63,389,847

87.09%

242,041

5.     Re-elect John Deer as a director

48,174,654

76.00

15,211,521

24.00

63,386,175

87.08%

245,713

6.     Re-elect Will Lee as a director

62,181,544

97.73

1,444,826

2.27

63,626,370

87.41%

5,518

7.     Re-elect Allen Roberts as a director

61,972,083

97.40

1,652,468

2.60

63,624,551

87.41%

7,337

8.     Re-elect Geoff McFarland as a director

62,119,917

97.64

1,504,468

2.36

63,624,385

87.41%

7,503

9.     Re-elect Carol Chesney as a director

60,484,162

95.07

3,136,284

4.93

63,620,446

87.40%

11,442

10.   Re-elect David Grant as a director

60,579,228

95.22

3,040,293

4.78

63,619,521

87.40%

12,367

11.   Re-elect John Jeans as a director

60,603,627

95.25

3,019,760

4.75

63,623,387

87.41%

8,501

12.   Elect Catherine Glickman as a director

63,548,245

99.88

73,178

0.12

63,621,423

87.41%

10,465

13.   Re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors

63,620,353

99.99

5,605

0.01

63,625,958

87.41%

5,930

14.   Authorise the audit committee to determine the auditors' remuneration

63,623,871

100.00

2,061

0.00

63,625,932

87.41%

5,956

15.   Authorise the Company to purchase its own shares3

62,470,725

98.18

1,160,910

1.82

63,631,635

87.42%

251

1 Issued Share Capital

2 A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted towards votes cast "For" or "Against" a resolution.

3 Special resolution requiring 75% majority

 

Votes of independent shareholders on the resolutions concerning the election or re-election of the independent Non-executive Directors

9.     Re-elect Carol Chesney as a director

21,874,653

87.46

3,136,284

12.54

25,010,937

73.18%

11,442

10.   Re-elect David Grant as a director

21,969,719

87.84

3,040,293

12.16

25,010,012

73.17%

12,367

11.   Re-elect John Jeans as a director

21,994,118

87.93

3,019,760

12.07

25,013,878

73.18%

8,501

12.   Elect Catherine Glickman as a director

24,938,736

99.71

73,178

0.29

25,011,914

73.18%

10,465

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.2.2E, resolutions 9 to 12 inclusive were approved by: (a) the shareholders of the Company; and (b) the independent shareholders of the Company.

 

The total voting rights of the Company on the day on which shareholders had to be on the register in order to be eligible to vote was 72,788,543.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, a copy of resolution 15, which was passed as a special resolution, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

The Board is pleased that the majority of resolutions have been passed with a high level of support from shareholders. The Board notes the vote against resolutions 4, the re-election of Sir David McMurtry (23.86%) and 5, the re-election of John Deer (24.00%) and will continue to engage with shareholders to understand their views on this and any other significant matter. The Board holds open discussions with any shareholder who wishes to share views with the directors at the AGM or the annual Investor Day, which include Q&A sessions with the Board. There is also a Q&A session with the Executive Chairman, Chief Executive and Group Finance Director as part of the full and half-year results webcasts.

 

 

Renishaw plc

18 October 2018

 

Registered office:

New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8JR

Registered number:

01106260

LEI:

21380048ADXM6Z67CT18

Contact name:

Mark Noble

Contact telephone:

01453 522655

www.renishaw.com


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