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Fisher (James) & Sons plc
29 April 2021
 

James Fisher and Sons plc - Result of Annual General Meeting

 

29 April 2021

Following the Annual General Meeting held today, James Fisher and Sons plc announces the results for each resolution. Voting at the 2021 AGM was on a poll. The following table sets out the results of the poll on each resolution.


Result

FOR

%

AGAINST

%

Total votes cast (excluding withheld)

Proxy votes withheld *

ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS

 

Resolution 1

To receive the 2020 Report and Accounts

FOR

38,127,505

 

100.00

 

0

 

0.00

 

38,127,505

 

621,264

 

Resolution 2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy in the Annual Report on Remuneration

FOR

37,499,177

 

97.56

 

938,426

 

2.44

 

38,437,603

 

311,166

 

Resolution 3

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report in the Annual Report on Remuneration

FOR

38,196,666

 

98.60

 

543,430

 

1.40

 

38,740,096

 

8,673

 

Resolution 4

To re-elect Mr M S Paul as a Director of the Company.

FOR

38,420,653

99.18

 

316,910

 

0.82

 

38,737,563

 

11,206

 

Resolution 5

To re-elect Mr E P O'Lionaird as a Director of the Company.

FOR

37,818,878

99.20

303,425

0.80

38,122,303

626,466

Resolution 6

WITHDRAWN

 

Resolution 7

To re-elect Ms A I Comiskey as a Director of the Company.

FOR

38,556,423

 

99.53

 

181,346

 

0.47

 

38,737,769

 

11,000

 

Resolution 8

To re-elect Mr J R Atkinson as a Director of the Company.

FOR

38,400,723

 

99.14

 

334,006

 

0.86

 

38,734,729

 

14,040

 

Resolution 9

To re-elect Mr M J L Salter as a Director of the Company.

FOR

38,556,539

 

99.53

 

181,024

 

0.47

 

38,737,563

 

11,206

 

Resolution 10

To re-elect Dr I Braunschmidt as a Director of the Company.

FOR

36,994,399

 

99.10

 

334,122

 

0.90

 

37,328,521

 

1,420,248

 

Resolution 11

To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

FOR

38,101,872

 

98.35

 

637,857

 

1.65

 

38,739,729

 

9,040

 

Resolution 12

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor's

remuneration.

FOR

38,498,269

99.37

 

244,294

 

0.63

 

38,742,563

 

6,206

 

Resolution 13

Approve the rules of the 2021 Long Term Incentive Plan

FOR

37,499,614

 

96.79

 

1,243,105

 

3.21

 

38,742,719

 

6,050

 

Resolution 14

To renew the directors' authority to allot shares

FOR

38,294,230

 

98.84

 

448,333

 

1.16

 

38,742,563

 

6,206

 

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS

 

Resolution 15

Disapply pre-emption (general)

FOR

38,421,003

 

99.17

 

321,560

 

0.83

 

38,742,563

 

6,206

 

Resolution 16

- Disapply pre-emption (acquisitions/ capital investments)

FOR

37,911,248

 

97.85

 

831,315

 

2.15

 

38,742,563

 

6,206

 

Resolution 17

- Authority to purchase own shares

FOR

38,028,395

 

98.16

 

714,374

 

1.84

 

38,742,769

 

6,000

 

Resolution 18

- Notice of general meetings

FOR

38,031,378

98.16

 

711,391

 

1.84

 

38,742,769

 

6,000

 

Resolution 19 - Approve the adoption of new articles of association

FOR

38,427,442

99.77

88,721

0.23

38,516,163

232,606

* A vote Withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" and "Against" a resolution.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of resolutions that do not constitute ordinary business at an annual general meeting will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism which is located at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism. In addition, and in accordance with Listing Rule 9.2.6E, a copy of the articles of association of the Company has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism.

As at 27 April 2021 (being the latest date by which shareholders who wanted to vote at the Annual General Meeting must have been entered on the company's Register of Members) the total number of voting rights in the company was 50,395,519 ordinary shares, carrying one vote each, and 100,000 preference shares carrying one vote each. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company are 50,495,519.

 

Contact

Jim Marsh

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

01229 615 559

 

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