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Greene King PLC
09 September 2016
 

GREENE KING PLC

 

RESULTS OF AGM

 

The annual general meeting of Greene King plc was held at the Millennium Grandstand, Rowley Mile Racecourse Conference Centre, Newmarket on Friday 9 September 2016.  All resolutions put to the members were passed on a show of hands, resolutions 1 to 12 as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 13, 15 and 16 as special resolutions.

 

Copies of all resolutions passed at the meeting, other than those resolutions concerning ordinary business, are being submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

The results of the proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting are set out below.

 

Resolution

Votes for

Percentage

Votes Against

Percentage

Votes Withheld

 

To receive and adopt the report of the accounts

214,386,963

 

99.19%

 

1,317,986

 

0.61%

 

427,032

 

To approve the directors' remuneration report

193,335,535

 

89.45%

 

6,687,191

 

3.09%

 

16,109,255

 

To declare a dividend

 

215,686,002

 

99.79%

 

35,131

 

0.02%

 

410,848

 

To re-elect Rooney Anand as a director

213,653,700

 

98.85%

 

2,050,529

 

0.95%

 

427,752

 

To re-elect Mike Coupe as a director

214,061,074

 

99.04%

 

427,843

 

0.20%

 

1,643,064

 

To re-elect Rob Rowley as a director

215,062,312

 

99.51%

 

625,893

 

0.29%

 

443,776

 

To re-elect Lynne Weedall as a director

215,301,337

 

99.62%

 

379,598

 

0.18%

 

451,046

 

To re-elect Kirk Davis as a director

 

213,536,397

 

98.80%

 

2,161,642

 

1.00%

 

433,942

 

To elect Philip Yea as a director

 

205,188,651

 

94.94%

 

3,531,011

 

1.63%

 

7,412,319

 

To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors

212,438,448

 

98.29%

 

3,246,221

 

1.50%

 

446,352

 

To authorise the directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors

215,020,953

 

99.49%

 

667,580

 

0.31%

 

442,488

 

To renew the directors' allotment authority

160,024,354

 

74.04%

 

55,653,739

 

25.75%

 

452,928

 

To authorise non-pre-emptive issues of ordinary shares up to 5% of share capital*

215,238,131

 

99.59%

 

422,378

 

0.20%

 

470,512

 

Resolution 14 was withdrawn and not put to the vote at the AGM.

 

To renew the authority for market purchases*

213,818,819

 

98.93%

 

1,873,850

 

0.87%

 

438,352

 

To allow the company to hold general meetings on 14 days' notice*

204,211,777

 

94.49%

 

11,493,431

 

5.32%

 

425,813

 

 

* Special resolutions

 

Note:     Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the chairman have been included in the "For" total.

 

 

For further information please contact:

Lindsay Keswick

Company Secretary

Tel: 01284 763222


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