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Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Hunting PLC

Results of Annual General Meeting

RNS Number : 5232W
Hunting PLC
17 April 2019
 

For immediate release

17 April 2019

 

 

 Hunting PLC

 

("Hunting" or "the Company")

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

Hunting PLC (LSE:HTG) announces the results of voting on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 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 12 as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 13 to 16 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 2018 Annual Report.

136,004,675

99.93

98,649

0.07

522,579

2.

To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration.

125,531,545

95.63

5,732,104

4.37

5,362,254

3.

To declare a final dividend of 5.0 cents per share.

136,625,903

100.00

0

0.00

0

4.

To re-appoint Carol Chesney as a Director.

136,136,695

99.64

488,908

0.36

300

5.

To re-appoint Keith Lough as a Director.

136,136,506

99.64

488,908

0.36

489

6.

To re-elect Annell Bay as a Director.

132,748,270

99.33

892,653

0.67

2,984,980

7.

To re-elect John Glick as a Director.

133,415,083

98.39

2,179,726

1.61

1,031,094

8.

To re-elect Richard Hunting as a Director.

134,379,634

98.36

2,245,969

1.64

300

9.

To re-elect Jim Johnson as a Director.

134,384,193

98.36

2,239,910

1.64

1,800

10.

To re-elect Peter Rose as a Director.

134,290,940

98.29

2,334,663

1.71

300

11.

To appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors and authorise the Audit Committee to determine their remuneration.

136,035,027

99.57

590,167

0.43

709

12.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares.

132,489,909

96.98

4,132,831

3.02

3,163

13.

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

136,605,631

99.99

13,769

0.01

6,503

14.

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

134,095,372

98.15

2,524,728

1.85

5,803

15.

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

135,511,181

99.51

667,801

0.49

446,921

16.

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

121,243,724

88.74

15,379,379

11.26

2,800

 

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 166,940,082 Ordinary shares of 25p each.

 

The total number of votes cast by poll, including 'Votes Withheld', was 136,625,903; 81.8% of votes cast by poll was % 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 www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Hunting PLC

Jim Johnson, Chief Executive

Peter Rose, Finance Director

Tarryn Riley, Investor Relations

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7321 0123

 

Buchanan

Ben Romney

Chris Judd

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.

 

Hunting PLC's Legal Entity Identifier is 2138008S5FL78ITZRN66.


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