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RWS Holdings PLC
22 February 2024
 

22 February 2024

RWS Holdings plc

Result of AGM

 

RWS Holdings plc ("RWS", the "Company"), a unique world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content and intellectual property services, confirms that all resolutions set out in the notice of its 2024 Annual General Meeting were duly passed by the requisite number of shareholders on a poll, at the meeting held today. The poll results of each resolution are set out below. The number of the Company's Ordinary shares carrying the right to vote at the meeting was 368,717,980. Each share carried one vote.

 

Resolution

Total votes

For

%

 

Total votes Against

 

%

% of Issued Share Capital voted

Votes withheld

1.

Receive the Annual Report and Accounts

289,715,187

100.00%

4,387

0.00%

78.57%

162,928

2.

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

282,175,384

97.35%

7,689,854

2.65%

78.61%

17,264

3.

Approve the Dividend

288,171,707

99.41%

1,704,000

0.59%

78.62%

6,795

4.

Re-elect Julie Southern

287,296,455

99.51%

1,409,788

0.49%

78.30%

1,176,259

5.

Re-elect Andrew Brode

277,264,499

99.01%

2,776,262

0.99%

75.95%

9,841,741

6.

Re-elect David Clayton

289,431,481

99.86%

410,605

0.14%

78.61%

40,416

7.

Re-elect Frances Earl

288,296,940

99.47%

1,550,550

0.53%

78.61%

35,012

8.

Re-elect Gordon Stuart

289,441,841

99.86%

404,610

0.14%

78.61%

36,051

9.

Re-elect Ian El-Mokadem

289,791,067

99.98%

55,385

0.02%

78.61%

36,050

10.

Re-elect Candida Davies

289,779,602

99.98%

71,548

0.02%

78.61%

31,352

11.

Elect Paul Abbott

289,834,639

100.00%

7,448

0.00%

78.61%

40,415

12.

Elect Graham Cooke

289,835,232

100.00%

7,255

0.00%

78.61%

40,015

13.

Re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors

288,259,240

99.44%

1,614,075

0.56%

78.62%

9,187

14.

Authorise the Directors to determine the Auditor's remuneration

289,401,761

99.84%

473,582

0.16%

78.62%

7,159

15.

Authorise the Directors to allot shares

286,672,261

98.90%

3,195,720

1.10%

78.62%

14,521

16.

Authorise the Directors to issue shares for cash without pre-emptive  rights

284,814,459

98.30%

4,928,242

1.70%

78.58%

139,801

17.

Authorise the Directors to issue shares for cash without pre-emptive rights in connection with an acquisition or other capital investment

277,061,080

95.62%

12,685,286

4.38%

78.58%

136,136

18.

Authorise the Company to make on-market purchases of its own shares

268,510,943

99.35%

1,767,144

0.65%

73.30%

19,604,415






Notes:

1. Votes "for" and "against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received. Votes "for" include those at the Chairman's discretion.

2.  Votes "withheld" are not votes in law and, therefore, have not been included in the calculation of the proportion of votes "for" or "against" a resolution.

3.  The results of the AGM voting will also be made available on the Company's website at www.rws.com/about/investors/agm/

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