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Result of AGM

Released 09:34 10-Dec-2012

RNS Number : 1209T
Associated British Foods PLC
10 December 2012
 



Associated British Foods plc

 

10 December 2012

 

Result of AGM

 

 

Associated British Foods plc announces the results of the voting by poll on the resolutions put to the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 7 December 2012.  All resolutions were passed by the required majority.

 

 

Resolution

Votes

For (i)

 

%

For

Votes Against

 

% Against

 

Votes Total

% of Issued Share Capital voted (ii)

 

Votes Withheld (iii)

Ordinary business

1

Report and accounts 2012

656,078,133

100.00

3,070

0.00

656,081,203

82.87

536,992

2

Directors' remuneration report 2012

644,285,996

98.68

8,643,369

1.32

652,929,365

82.47

3,685,613

3

Declaration of final dividend

656,076,713

100.00

940

0.00

656,077,653

82.87

538,570

4

Election of Emma Adamo as a director

653,608,093

99.63

2,435,564

0.37

656,043,657

82.87

571,284

5

Re-election of John Bason as a director

655,722,191

99.95

340,658

0.05

656,062,849

82.87

552,447

6

Re-election of Timothy Clarke as a director

655,710,371

99.95

352,847

0.05

656,063,218

82.87

553,141

7

Re-election of Lord Jay of Ewelme as a director

655,669,777

99.94

394,080

0.06

656,063,857

82.87

550,958

8

Re-election of Javier Ferrán as a director

655,674,130

99.95

325,318

0.05

655,999,448

82.86

555,193

9

Re-election of Charles Sinclair as a director

652,859,104

99.51

3,202,410

0.49

656,061,514

82.87

550,962

10

Re-election of Peter Smith as a director

655,711,230

99.95

350,995

0.05

656,062,225

82.87

552,120

11

Re-election of George Weston as a director

655,712,445

99.95

338,879

0.05

656,051,324

82.87

553,680

12

Re-appointment and remuneration of auditors

 

647,706,272

99.36

4,203,267

0.64

651,909,539

82.35

4,701,633

Special business

13

Authority to allot shares

 

620,430,613

95.24

31,036,212

4.76

651,466,825

82.29

5,145,701

14

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

(special resolution)

655,319,086

99.98

158,994

0.02

655,478,080

82.80

1,137,198

15

Reduced notice of a general meeting other than an annual general meeting

(special resolution)

642,574,140

97.95

13,472,650

2.05

656,046,790

82.87

567,555

 

Notes:

(i)      Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the 'For' total. 

(ii)      Issued ordinary share capital at 5 December 2012: 791,674,183 shares.

(iii)     A 'Vote Withheld' is not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

 

 

A copy of the resolutions passed as special business at the AGM has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available to inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

 

 


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