Result of 2017 AGM

Released : 17.05.2017

RNS Number : 4459F
The Vitec Group PLC
17 May 2017
 

17 May 2017

 

The Vitec Group plc

 

 

Result of 2017 Annual General Meeting

 

The Vitec Group plc announces that at the Annual General Meeting held today all resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 14 March 2017 were passed. A poll was conducted on each resolution proposed at the Meeting and the number of votes for and against each of the resolutions, and the number of votes withheld, were as follows:

 



FOR

 

AGAINST

WITHHELD*


Resolution

 

Votes cast

%

Votes cast

%

Votes cast

1

To receive and adopt the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2016

36,286,639

100

0

0

3,114

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy Report as set out in the Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2016

36,268,829

99.97

9,424

0.03

11,500

3

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report, other than the Directors' Remuneration Policy Report, for the year ended 31 December 2016

36,272,645

99.99

5,308

0.01

11,800

4

To declare a final dividend of 17.3p per ordinary share

36,289,753

100

0

0

0

5

To reappoint John McDonough CBE as a director

36,288,350

99.99

1,403

0.01

0

6

To reappoint Stephen Bird as a director

36,261,893

99.92

27,860

0.08

0

7

To reappoint Martin Green as a director

36,261,293

99.92

27,860

0.08

600

8

To reappoint Kath Kearney-Croft as a director

36,259,793

99.92

29,360

0.08

600

9

To reappoint Christopher Humphrey as a director

35,875,050

98.86

414,103

1.14

600

10

To reappoint Lorraine Rienecker as a director

36,286,850

99.99

2,903

0.01

0

11

To reappoint Mark Rollins as a director

36,288,350

99.99

1,403

0.01

0

12

To reappoint Caroline Thomson as a director

36,286,250

99.99

3,503

0.01

0

13

To reappoint KPMG LLP as auditor of the Company

36,257,876

99.92

30,607

0.08

1,270

14

To authorise Directors to determine the remuneration of the auditor

36,289,753

100

0

0

0

15

To renew the authority for Directors to allot relevant securities

36,284,987

99.99

2,766

0.01

2,000

16

To authorise Directors to allot relevant securities with the disapplication of pre-emption rights**

36,281,128

99.98

6,625

0.02

2,000

17

To renew the authority for the Company to make market purchases of its own shares**

36,280,225

99.98

9,028

0.02

500

18

To authorise Directors to call general meetings on 14 days' notice**

36,240,523

99.86

49,230

0.14

0

19

To authorise Directors to make political donations**

29,541,824

99.12

263,185

0.88

6,484,744

 

** denotes a special resolution

 

The number of shares in issue as at the date of the 2017 Annual General Meeting is 44,744,200.

 

In accordance with LR 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions passed under special business at today's Annual General Meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism.

 

Jon Bolton

Group Company Secretary

 

 

A Snapshot of The Vitec Group 

Vitec is a leading global provider of premium branded products and services to the fast changing and growing "image capture and sharing" market.

Vitec's customers include broadcasters, independent content creators, photographers and enterprises, and our activities comprise: design, manufacture and distribution of high performance products and software including camera supports, wireless systems, robotic camera systems, prompters, LED lights, mobile power, monitors and bags; and premium services including technical solutions, systems integration and equipment rental for TV production teams, film crews and enterprises.

We employ around 1,700 people across the world in ten different countries and are organised in two Divisions: Broadcast and Photographic.

The Vitec Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2016 revenue of £376.2 million.

More information can be found at: www.vitecgroup.com.

LEI number: 2138007H5DQ4X8YOCF14

 

 


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