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Wincanton PLC
07 July 2021
 

7 July 2021

LEI: 213800Z5WTW8QKOHWQ82

 

 

WINCANTON PLC ("Wincanton" or the "Company")

 

Result of Annual General Meeting

 

Wincanton plc, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, announces that at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 7 July 2021, the resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting, circulated to shareholders on   4 June 2021, were passed by the requisite majorities.

Resolutions 1 to 15 were passed as ordinary resolutions and Resolutions 16 to 20 were passed as special resolutions. In accordance with the Group's Articles of Association, the resolutions were put to the meeting on a poll in which every member present in person or by proxy had one vote for every share held.

  

The poll results are as follows:

 

RESOLUTION

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES TOTAL

% OF

ISC VOTED

VOTES WITHHELD

1

Reports and Accounts

 

88,155,128

99.99

9,804

0.01

88,164,932

70.79%

74,575

2

Annual Report on Remuneration

 

86,603,252

98.21

1,581,730

1.79

88,184,982

70.81%

50,803

3

Final dividend

 

88,223,740

99.99

5,095

0.01

88,228,835

70.84%

7,088

4

Appoint Mr A Bickerstaff

 

88,182,661

99.98

20,065

0.02

88,202,726

70.82%

32,133

5

Re-appoint Ms G Barr

 

88,166,694

99.96

37,227

0.04

88,203,921

70.82%

31,839

6

Re-appoint Ms M Jayaweera

 

88,154,527

99.94

51,000

0.06

88,205,527

70.82%

30,233

7

 

Re-appoint Mr T Lawlor

 

88,177,328

99.97

26,138

0.03

88,203,466

70.82%

32,294

8

Re-appoint Ms D Lentz

 

88,166,276

99.96

37,668

0.04

88,203,944

70.82%

31,816

9

Re-appoint Mr S Oades

 

88,185,327

99.98

18,236

0.02

88,203,563

70.82%

32,197

10

Re-appoint Dr M Read CBE

 

88,168,511

99.96

33,596

0.04

88,202,107

70.82%

33,653

11

Re-appoint Mr J Wroath

 

88,123,955

99.91

82,583

0.09

88,206,538

70.82%

31,183

12

To re-appoint Auditor

 

88,195,344

99.97

27,146

0.03

88,222,490

70.84%

13,270

13

Remuneration of Auditor

 

88,193,104

99.98

20,343

0.02

88,213,447

70.83%

19,432

14

Donations to political organisations

87,835,431

99.58

369,285

0.42

88,204,716

70.82%

34,628

15

Allot shares

 

87,106,548

98.77

1,083,207

1.23

88,189,755

70.81%

45,810

16

New International Share Incentive Plan

88,065,793

99.89

94,365

0.11

88,160,158

70.79%

75,602

17

New Articles of Association

88,148,424

99.96

32,347

0.04

88,180,771

70.80%

54,989

18

Disapply Pre-emption rights

 

87,972,610

99.77

206,531

0.23

88,179,141

70.80%

56,468

19

Market purchase of own shares

 

88,105,133

99.91

78,245

0.09

88,183,378

70.81%

52,382

20

Notice of meetings other than AGMs

87,825,660

99.56

388,431

0.44

88,214,091

70.83%

21,669

 

The number of the Company's shares in issue as at the date of the meeting was 124,543,670 Ordinary Shares of 10p each.

 

Please note that each share carries one vote and that a 'vote withheld' is not a vote in law and has not been counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against the resolution. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the 'votes for' total.

 

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2 copies of the special business resolutions passed at the meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and shortly be available for inspection at its website: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

 

About Wincanton 

Wincanton is a leading British supply chain solutions company. The Group provides business critical services including storage, handling and distribution; high volume eFulfilment; retailer 'dark stores'; two-person home delivery; fleet and transport management; and network optimisation for many of the UK's best known companies.

It is active across a range of markets including food and consumer goods; retail and manufacturing; eCommerce; the public sector; major infrastructure; building materials; fuel; and defence. With almost 100 years' heritage, Wincanton's 19,600-strong team operates from more than 200 sites across the country, utilising 3,500 vehicles. 

 

For further information please contact:

Headland                                                                                             Tel: +44 20 3805 4822

Susanna Voyle/ Henry Wallers

E: wincanton@headlandconsultancy.com  

 

Wincanton

Lyn Colloff, Company Secretary                                                             Tel: +44 1249 710 000

 

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