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Kingfisher PLC
13 June 2017
 

KINGFISHER PLC

RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, DIRECTORATE CHANGE

 

Tuesday 13 June 2017

 

Kingfisher plc (the 'Company') announces the results of voting on resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') held on Tuesday 13 June 2017, as set out in the AGM notice.

 

A poll was held on each of the resolutions which were all passed by the required majority. Resolutions 1 to 16 were passed as ordinary resolutions; resolutions 17 to 20 were passed as special resolutions. The results of the poll are presented in the table below.

 

The Company also confirms that, following the conclusion of the Company's 2017 AGM, Daniel Bernard retired from the Board and Andy Cosslett became Chairman of the Board of Directors. Andy Cosslett is now a member of both the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

 

 

Resolution

Votes

For*

%

Votes Against

%

Total
Votes

% of ISC

Votes**

Withheld

 

1

To receive the report and accounts

1,731,724,865

 

99.66

 

5,913,848

 

0.34

 

1,737,638,713

 

78.61

 

828,289

 

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report

1,710,904,475

 

98.82

 

20,440,793

 

1.18

 

 

1,731,345,268

 

 

78.32

7,122,213

 

3

To declare the final dividend

1,738,160,114

 

100.00

 

17,407

 

0.00

 

1,738,177,521

 

78.63

286,907

 

4

To appoint Andy Cosslett as a director

1,735,386,389

 

99.84

 

2,734,669

 

0.16

 

1,738,121,058

 

78.63

345,944

 

5

To re-appoint Andrew Bonfield as a director

1,735,920,581

99.87

2,208,831

0.13

1,738,129,412

78.63

337,590

6

To re-appoint Pascal Cagni as a director

1,737,927,454

99.99

195,597

0.01

1,738,123,051

78.63

343,951

7

To re-appoint Clare Chapman as a director

1,736,604,230

99.91

1,524,219

0.09

1,738,128,449

78.63

338,553

8

To re-appoint Anders Dahlvig as a director

1,729,117,159

99.48

9,006,450

0.52

1,738,123,609

78.63

343,393

9

To re-appoint Rakhi Goss-Custard as a director

1,596,078,784

91.83

142,038,885

8.17

1,738,117,669

78.63

349,332

10

To re-appoint Veronique Laury as a director

1,737,904,796

99.99

193,091

0.01

1,738,097,887

78.63

369,115

11

To re-appoint Mark Seligman as a director

1,737,928,100

99.99

195,490

0.01

1,738,123,590

78.63

343,412

12

To re-appoint Karen Witts as a director

1,728,904,364

99.47

9,220,959

0.53

1,738,125,323

78.63

341,679

13

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors

1,727,553,416

99.84

2,695,811

0.16

1,730,249,227

78.27

8,210,450

14

To authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditors' remuneration

1,737,855,649

99.98

292,852

0.02

1,738,148,501

78.63

318,501

15

To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations

1,677,681,425

97.01

51,769,031

2.99

1,729,450,456

78.24

9,001,706

16

To authorise the directors to allot shares

1,625,851,017

93.79

107,737,484

6.21

1,733,588,501

78.42

4,867,546

17

To disapply pre-emption rights

1,706,742,835

99.89

1,909,616

0.11

1,708,652,451

77.30

29,814,551

18

To authorise the company to purchase its own shares

1,722,995,547

99.23

13,367,818

0.77

1,736,363,365

78.55

2,103,636

19

To authorise the Company to call a general meeting other than an annual general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice

1,606,580,411

92.89

123,002,182

7.11

1,729,582,593

78.24

8,884,407

20

To adopt new Articles of Association

1,736,566,519

99.92

1,474,271

0.08

1,738,040,790

78.63

426,035

 

NOTES

 

*    Includes discretionary votes

**   A vote withheld is not a vote in law and, therefore cannot be counted in the calculation of the proportion of   

     votes for and against a resolution.

 

As at 6.00pm on Friday 9 June 2017, the time by which shareholders who wanted to attend, speak and vote at the AGM must have been entered on the Company's register of members, the number of issued shares of the Company was 2,210,531,432 shares of 15 5/7 pence each.

 

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on the Kingfisher website at www.kingfisher.com/agm. A copy of the poll results for the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available on the Kingfisher website, also at www.kingfisher.com/agm.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions passed, other than those considered ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

CONTACT

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Paul Moore, Group Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)207 644 1041

Kingfisher plc

3 Sheldon Square, London W2 6PX

 


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