Result of AGM

Released : 20/07/2017 15:48

RNS Number : 6767L
Premier Foods plc
20 July 2017
 

 

20 July 2017

 

Premier Foods plc ('Premier Foods' or the 'Company')

 

Annual General Meeting 2017

 

Result of AGM

 

Premier Foods announces that at the Company's AGM held today all of the resolutions proposed were passed with the required majorities by way of a poll.

 

The poll results are set out below and will also be available on the Company's website later today: http://www.premierfoods.co.uk/investors/shareholder-centre.

 

 

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Total cast

% of ISC voted

Votes withheld*

1. To receive the 2016/17 annual report.

550,515,215

99.97

179,939

0.03

550,695,154

66.14%

182,852

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report.

544,613,759

98.87

6,198,168

1.13

550,811,927

66.15%

66,079

3. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy.

540,647,973

98.82

6,432,867

1.18

547,080,840

65.70%

3,797,166

4. To elect Daniel Wosner as a director.

547,973,076

99.53

2,607,617

0.47

550,580,693

66.12%

297,313

5. To re-elect David Beever as a director.

547,847,491

99.48

2,846,055

0.52

550,693,546

66.14%

184,460

6. To re-elect Gavin Darby as a director.

547,928,947

99.49

2,801,754

0.51

550,730,701

66.14%

147,305

7. To re-elect Richard Hodgson as a director.

548,456,715

99.60

2,189,505

0.40

550,646,220

66.13%

231,786

8. To re-elect Tsunao Kijima as a director.

530,496,019

96.33

20,203,162

3.67

550,699,181

66.14%

178,825

9. To re-elect Ian Krieger as a director.

549,351,520

99.77

1,279,771

0.23

550,631,291

66.13%

246,715

10. To re-elect Jennifer Laing as a director.

549,366,961

99.77

1,272,402

0.23

550,639,363

66.13%

238,643

11. To re-elect Alastair Murray as a director.

547,939,328

99.51

2,672,981

0.49

550,612,309

66.13%

265,697

12. To re-elect Pam Powell as a director.

549,408,794

99.78

1,228,556

0.22

550,637,350

66.13%

246,262

13. To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor.

547,342,229

99.97

174,956

0.03

547,517,185

65.76%

3,360,821

14. To approve the remuneration of the auditor.

549,647,652

99.79

1,147,770

0.21

550,795,422

66.15%

82,584

15. To approve the Premier Foods Deferred Bonus Plan 2017.

548,478,287

99.61

2,170,500

0.39

550,648,787

66.13%

229,219

16. To approve the authority to make political donations.

548,962,702

99.66

1,868,600

0.34

550,831,302

66.15%

46,704

17. To approve the authority to allot shares.

546,497,623

99.21

4,327,844

0.79

550,825,467

66.15%

52,539

18. To renew the authority to disapply pre-emption rights.

548,964,178

99.67

1,799,767

0.33

550,763,945

66.15%

114,061

19. To renew the authority to disapply pre-emption rights for an acquisition or a specified capital investment.

489,834,793

88.94

60,915,406

11.06

550,750,199

66.14%

127,807

20. To approve the notice period for general meetings.

483,854,133

87.85

66,900,368

12.15

550,754,501

66.15%

123,505

 

*A vote withheld is not counted as a vote in law and therefore is not counted in the % of votes "for" or "against" a resolution.

The total number of shares in issue as at 18 July 2017 was 832,660,179 ordinary shares of 10p each.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2 copies of the resolutions in respect of the special business approved at the AGM will shortly be available for inspection on the UK Listing Authority's National Storage Mechanism at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

 

For further information contact:

 

Andrew McDonald

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Tel: 01727 815850

 

 


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