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Diageo PLC
22 September 2016
 

TO:

Regulatory Information Service

RE:

CHAPTER 9 PARAGRAPHS 9.6.3(1) and 9.6.18 OF

THE LISTING RULES

 Diageo plc (the "Company") announces that:

1.   in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.3 (1), copies of the resolutions (other than those resolutions comprising ordinary business) passed by the Company at its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') held on 21 September 2016 have been uploaded to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

 

2.   voting on the resolutions put to the Company's AGM was as follows (all the resolutions were passed):

 

 

RESOLUTION

VOTES FOR

%*

VOTES AGAINST

%*

VOTES WITHELD

1) Report and Accounts

1,923,101,205

99.71

5,625,466

0.29

21,246,395

2) Directors' Remuneration Report

1,847,226,415

94.82

100,963,321

5.18

1,783,328

3) Final Dividend

1,948,845,491

99.98

322,844

0.02

804,731

4) Re-election of PB Bruzelius

1,934,006,300

99.45

10,683,091

0.55

5,283,174

5) Re-election of Lord Davies

1,934,831,150

99.49

9,858,576

0.51

5,282,839

6) Re-election of Ho KwonPing

1,757,416,495

91.57

161,893,045

8.43

30,663,022

7) Re-election of BD Holden

1,940,846,662

99.59

8,080,999

0.41

1,044,904

8) Re-election of Dr FB Humer

1,908,164,211

98.65

26,037,168

1.35

15,771,186

9) Re-election of NS Mendelsohn

1,923,225,868

99.30

13,616,275

0.70

13,130,422

10) Re-election of IM Menezes

1,947,944,432

99.95

979,594

0.05

1,048,540

11) Re-election of PG Scott

1,939,828,125

99.54

9,061,215

0.46

1,083,225

12) Re-election of AJH Stewart

1,926,580,528

99.47

10,277,651

0.53

13,114,386

13) Election of J Ferrán

1,938,175,973

99.45

10,666,056

0.55

1,130,537

14) Election of KA Mikells

1,946,080,107

99.86

2,795,519

0.14

1,096,939

15) Election of EN Walmsley***

-

-

-

-

-

16) Re-appointment of Auditor

1,945,591,463

99.82

3,570,418

0.18

811,050

17) Remuneration of auditor

1,944,225,526

99.76

4,627,412

0.24

1,120,128

18) Authority to allot shares

1,912,660,305

98.16

35,765,952

1.84

1,546,780

19) Disapplication of pre-emption rights

1,933,853,877

99.28

13,972,491

0.72

2,146,698

20) Authority to purchase own ordinary shares

1,924,604,689

98.76

24,173,573

1.24

1,194,804

21) Authority to make political donations and/or to incur political  expenditure in the EU**

1,876,158,573

96.52

67,600,256

3.48

6,214,236

 

 

J Guttridge

Company Secretarial Assistant

22 September 2016

 

Notes

 

*As a percentage of the aggregate of votes For plus votes Against (excluding votes Withheld).

 

**Resolutions other than those concerning ordinary business.

 

*** Resolution 15 was withdrawn with the consent of the meeting as Ms Walmsley indicated that she wished to stand down from the board.

 


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