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Hunting PLC
20 April 2022
 

For immediate release

20 April 2022

 

 

Hunting PLC

 

("Hunting" or "the Company")

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

and Directorate Change

 

Hunting PLC (LSE:HTG) announces the results of voting on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on Wednesday 20 April 2022, as set out in the AGM notice.

 

Voting at the AGM was completed by way of a poll.

 

All resolutions were passed by the required majority, resolutions 1 to 13 as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 14 to 17 as special resolutions were passed. The result of the poll is outlined in the table below:

 

 

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Votes Withheld

1.

To receive the 2021 Annual Report.

126,634,465

99.9

10,436

0.1

152,004

2.

To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration.

113,995,982

89.9

12,797,732

10.1

3,191

3.

To declare a final dividend of 4.0 cents per share.

126,788,580

99.9

7,708

0.1

617

4.

To appoint Paula Harris as a Director.

126,702,542

99.9

91,188

0.1

3,175

5.

To re-elect Annell Bay as a Director.

122,303,871

96.5

4,490,808

3.5

2,226

6.

To re-elect Carol Chesney as a Director.

125,720,162

99.2

1,070,091

0.8

6,652

7.

To re-elect Bruce Ferguson as a Director.

126,566,212

99.8

226,968

0.2

3,725

8.

To re-elect John Glick as a Director.

124,445,364

98.4

1,981,591

1.6

369,950

9.

To re-elect Jim Johnson as a Director.

126,597,327

99.9

192,926

0.1

6,652

10.

To re-elect Keith Lough as a Director.

125,716,662

99.2

1,073,591

0.8

6,652

11.

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor.

126,526,777

99.8

263,702

0.2

4,426

12.

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine auditor's remuneration.

126,775,918

99.9

13,586

0.1

7,401

13.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares.

126,185,022

99.5

609,755

0.5

2,128

14.

To generally authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights.

125,455,351

98.9

1,336,525

1.1

5,029

15.

To authorise the Directors to disapply additional pre-emption rights.

121,805,946

96.1

4,984,430

3.9

6,529

16.

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares.

126,603,772

99.9

108,061

0.1

85,122

17.

To authorise 14 clear days' notice periods for General Meetings (other than an AGM).

125,578,290

99.0

1,217,998

1.0

617

 

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

 

As at the date of the AGM, the number of issued shares of the Company was 164,940,082 Ordinary shares of 25p each.

 

The total number of votes cast by poll, including 'Votes Withheld', was 126,796,905; % of votes cast by poll was 76.8% of the total issued share capital.

 

In accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.2 copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority ("UKLA"), via the National Storage Mechanism, which can be accessed at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

Directorate Change

 

Following conclusion of the AGM, Paula Harris has joined the Board with immediate effect, having received the relevant votes in favour. Ms Harris has been appointed to the Board's Audit, Ethics and Sustainability, Nomination and Remuneration Committees with immediate effect.

 

Richard Hunting has also retired from the Board and has stepped down as a Director of the Company.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Hunting PLC

Jim Johnson, Chief Executive

Bruce Ferguson, Finance Director

Tarryn Riley, Investor Relations

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7321 0123

 

Buchanan

Ben Romney

Jon Krinks

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

 

Notes to Editors:

 

About Hunting PLC

 

Hunting PLC is an international energy services provider to the world's leading upstream oil and gas companies. Established in 1874, it is a premium listed public company traded on the London Stock Exchange. The Company maintains a corporate office in Houston and is headquartered in London. As well as the United Kingdom, the Company has operations in Canada, China, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.

 

The Group reports in US dollars across four segments: Hunting Titan, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") and Asia Pacific.

 

Hunting PLC's Legal Entity Identifier is 2138008S5FL78ITZRN66.

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