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Thursday 02 May, 2019

Fisher (James)

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 9425X
Fisher (James) & Sons plc
02 May 2019
 

James Fisher and Sons plc - Result of Annual General Meeting

 

 

2 May 2019

 

Following the Annual General Meeting held today, James Fisher and Sons plc announces the results for each resolution. Voting at the 2019 AGM was on a show of hands. The following table reflects the valid proxy voting instructions received for each resolution. Resolutions 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 were passed as special resolutions.

 


Result

Proxy votes for

% of proxy votes cast

Proxy votes against

% of proxy votes cast

Total proxy votes cast (excluding withheld)

Proxy votes withheld *

Resolution 1

To receive the 2018 Report and Accounts

FOR

39,768,486

99.43

227,425

0.57

39,995,911

13,033

Resolution 2

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

FOR

38,349,397

95.86

1,657,822

4.14

40,007,219

3,325

Resolution 3

To declare a final dividend of 21.3p

FOR

40,006,111

99.99

2,834

0.01

40,008,945

0

Resolution 4

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

FOR

38,611,781

96.52

1,392,513

3.48

40,004,294

4,650

Resolution 5

To re-elect Mr N P Henry as a Director of the Company.

FOR

39,779,295

99.44

225,000

0.56

40,004,295

4,650

Resolution 6

To re-elect Mr S C Kilpatrick as a Director of the Company.

FOR

39,779,179

99.44

225,116

0.56

40,004,295

4,650

Resolution 7

To re-elect Mr F H S Graham as a Director of the Company.

FOR

39,776,461

99.44

225,000

0.56

40,001,461

7,484

Resolution 8

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

FOR

39,767,179

99.41

237,116

0.59

40,004,295

4,650

Resolution 9

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

FOR

39,193,940

97.97

810,354

2.03

40,004,294

4,650

Resolution 10

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

FOR

39,673,951

99.2

318,344

0.8

39,992,295

16,650

Resolution 11

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

FOR

40,004,295

100

0

0

40,004,295

4,650

Resolution 12

To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

FOR

38,843,265

97.09

1,163,572

2.91

40,006,837

2,107

Resolution 13

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor's

remuneration.

FOR

39,380,494

98.43

626,344

1.57

40,006,838

2,107

Resolution 14

To renew the directors' authority to allot shares

FOR

40,005,932

99.99

3,013

0.01

40,008,945

0

Resolution 15

Disapply pre-emption (general)

FOR

39,785,668

99.44

223,013

0.56

40,008,681

264

Resolution 16

- Disapply pre-emption (acquisitions/ capital investments)

FOR

36,682,518

91.69

3,326,162

8.31

40,008,680

264

Resolution No.17

- Authority to purchase own shares

FOR

39,466,816

98.64

542,128

1.36

40,008,944

0

Resolution No.18

- Notice of general meetings

FOR

39,471,330

98.66

537,615

1.34

40,008,945

0

Resolution No.19

- Articles of Association

FOR

38,767,833

96.9

1,240,847

3.1

40,008,680

264

* 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 the UK Listing Authority's listing rules, 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: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

As at 30 April 2019 (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 50,263,911 ordinary shares, carrying one vote each, and 100,000 preference shares carrying one vote each. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company are 50,363,911.

 

Contact

 

Jim Marsh

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

01229 615 559

 

 

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