AGM

 

Annual General Meeting 2007

The Annual General Meeting of Kingfisher plc was held at The Hilton London Paddington Hotel, 146 Praed Street, London, W2 1EE on Thursday 31 May 2007 at 10.30am.

 

AGM resolutions

All resolutions put to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 31 May 2007 were passed on a show of hands.

Proxies were received from shareholders of up to 1,479,141,383 shares amounting to 62.68% of the issued share capital. Not all shareholders voted on each resolution. In addition, shareholders holding 37.32% of the issued share capital refrained from voting by not returning their proxy forms. 93 shareholders representing 885,525 shares (0.038% of issued share capital) attended the meeting. Of this number, the Directors and the Company Secretary hold 692,725 shares. Votes for (including the Chairman’s discretionary votes), against and votes withheld for each resolution, from those returning the proxies, were as follows:

Resolution Total Votes For
(%)
Total Votes Against
(%)
Votes Withheld
1. To receive the Annual Report 2007 1,475,971,878
(99.90)
1,532,033
(0.10)
1,636,898
2. To approve the directors’ Remuneration Report 1,440,534,727
(97.66)
34,569,062
(2.34)
4,037,593
3. To declare the Final Dividend 1,478,999,782
(99.99)
27,962
(0.01)
113,639
4. To elect Mr Daniel Bernard 1,466,825,758
(99.28)
10,579,460
(0.72)
1,736,165
5. To elect Mrs Janis Kong 1,467,760,411
(99.25)
11,131,952
(0.75)
249,020
6. To re-elect Mr Phil Bentley 1,468,335,357
(99.28)
10,602,436
(0.72)
203,590
7. To re-elect Mr John Nelson 1,467,798,537
(99.25)
11,127,795
(0.75)
214,683
8. To re-elect Mr Michael Hepher 1,460,569,015
(99.04)
14,130,108
(0.96)
4,442,260
9. To re-appoint the auditors and to authorise the directors to agree their remuneration 1,431,351,764
(98.31)
24,596,109
(1.69)
23,193,158
10. To authorise the directors to allot shares 1,417,199,641
(95.89)
60,708,271
(4.11)
1,233,401
11. To authorise the directors to make donations to EU political organisations and to incur EU political expenditure 1,336,282,196
(90.43)
141,364,180
(9.57)
1,494,047
12. To authorise the disapplication of pre-emption rights 1,324,857,637
(89.58)
154,088,941
(10.42)
194,805
13. To authorise the Company to purchase its own ordinary shares 1,478,770,594
(99.99)
202,985
(0.01)
167,804

The total issued share capital voted on was 2,359,939,719

For further information in connection with this announcement please contact the Company Secretarial Department at Kingfisher plc on 020 7372 8333.

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