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Result of AGM

Released 17:11 12-Jun-2018

RNS Number : 1769R
Kingfisher PLC
12 June 2018
 

 

KINGFISHER PLC

RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, DIRECTORATE CHANGE

 

Tuesday 12 June 2018

 

Kingfisher plc (the 'Company') announces the results of voting on resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') held on Tuesday 12 June 2018, as set out in the AGM notice.

 

A poll was held on each of the resolutions which were all passed by the required majority. Resolutions 1 to 16 were passed as ordinary resolutions; resolutions 17 to 20 were passed as special resolutions. The results of the poll are presented in the table below.

 

The Company also confirms that, following the conclusion of the Company's 2018 AGM, Andrew Bonfield retired from the Board and Jeff Carr became Chairman of the Audit Committee. Jeff Carr is also now a member of the Nomination Committee.

 

Resolution

Votes

For*

%

Votes Against

%

Total
Votes

% of ISC

Votes**

Withheld

 

1

To receive the report and accounts

1,720,929,172

99.91

1,577,052

0.09

1,722,506,224

80.42

1,052,835

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report

1,685,785,098

98.05

33,484,744

1.95

1,719,269,842

80.26

4,289,317

3

To declare the final dividend

1,723,159,486

100.00

43,483

0.00

1,723,202,969

80.45

356,190

4

To appoint Jeff Carr as a director

1,714,690,099

99.51

8,460,183

0.49

1,723,150,282

80.45

408,877

5

To re-appoint Andy Cosslett as a director

1,700,246,518

98.67

22,909,317

1.33

1,723,155,835

80.45

403,324

6

To re-appoint Pascal Cagni as a director

1,717,329,121

99.66

5,824,663

0.34

1,723,153,784

80.45

405,374

7

To re-appoint Clare Chapman as a director

1,720,357,313

99.84

2,794,692

0.16

1,723,152,005

80.45

407,154

8

To re-appoint Anders Dahlvig as a director

1,703,287,986

98.85

19,860,652

1.15

1,723,148,638

80.45

410,020

9

To re-appoint Rakhi Goss-Custard as a director

1,597,203,814

92.75

124,801,915

7.25

1,722,005,729

80.39

1,552,930

10

To re-appoint Veronique Laury as a director

1,721,788,949

99.92

1,301,821

0.08

1,723,090,770

80.44

467,889

11

To re-appoint Mark Seligman as a director

1,697,212,069

98.49

25,936,963

1.51

1,723,149,032

80.45

410,127

12

To re-appoint Karen Witts as a director

1,714,943,290

99.51

8,384,767

0.49

1,723,328,057

80.45

398,102

13

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors

1,706,559,239

99.30

11,954,683

0.70

1,718,513,922

80.23

5,045,236

14

To authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditors' remuneration

1,712,439,013

99.38

10,736,138

0.62

1,723,175,151

80.45

384,008

15

To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations

1,663,947,016

96.57

59,118,659

3.43

1,723,065,675

80.44

485,255

16

To authorise the directors to allot shares

1,519,668,195

88.18

203,748,423

11.82

1,723,416,618

80.46

141,637

17

To disapply pre-emption rights

1,692,631,791

99.45

9,316,517

0.55

1,701,948,308

79.46

21,610,851

18

To disapply pre-emption rights on an additional fiver percent

1,633,760,659

95.99

68,192,204

4.01

1,701,952,863

79.46

21,606,178

19

To authorise the company to purchase its own shares

1,688,041,723

98.03

33,964,852

1.97

1,722,006,575

80.39

1,549,278

20

To authorise the Company to call a general meeting other than an annual general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice

1,597,694,111

92.72

125,479,025

7.28

1,723,173,136

80.45

386,023

 

NOTES

 

*    Includes discretionary votes

**   A vote withheld is not a vote in law and, therefore cannot be counted in the calculation of the proportion of   

     votes for and against a resolution.

 

As at 10.00pm on Friday 8 June 2018, the time by which shareholders who wanted to attend, speak and vote at the AGM must have been entered on the Company's register of members, the number of issued shares of the Company was 2,142,017,043 shares of 15 5/7 pence each.

 

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on the Kingfisher website at www.kingfisher.com/agm. A copy of the poll results for the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available on the Kingfisher website, also at www.kingfisher.com/agm.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions passed, other than those considered ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

CONTACT

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Paul Moore, Group Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)207 644 1041

Kingfisher plc

3 Sheldon Square, London W2 6PX

 


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