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AGM

 

Annual General Meeting 2018

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 at 2.00pm at the Hotel Novotel London Paddington, 3 Kingdom Street, London W2 6BD.

AGM resolutions

A poll was held on each of the resolutions and was passed by the required majority. Resolutions 1 to 16 as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 17 to 20 as special resolutions were passed and the results of the poll were as follows:

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 Todisapply pre-emption rights on an additional five 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