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Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Hunting PLC

Results of Annual General Meeting

RNS Number : 7848J
Hunting PLC
15 April 2020
 

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For immediate release

15 April 2020

 

 

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, 15 April 2020, as set out in the Notice of  AGM. Voting at the AGM was completed by way of a poll. As noted in the Company's announcement dated 3 April 2020, resolution three was withdrawn prior to the AGM.

 

All resolutions, with the exception of resolution three, were passed by the required majority, resolutions 1 to 12, as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 13 to 16 as special resolutions. The result of the poll is outlined in the table below:

 

 

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Votes Withheld

1.

To receive the 2019 Annual Report.

133,818,836

99.99

13,622

0.01

429,282

2.

To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration.

125,480,115

93.69

8,449,794

6.31

331,831

3.

To declare a final dividend of 6.0 cents per share.

WITHDRAWN

 

4.

To appoint Bruce Ferguson as a Director

131,477,371

97.93

2,781,372

2.07

2,998

5.

To re-elect Annell Bay as a Director.

133,919,831

99.75

340,601

0.25

1,309

6.

To re-elect Carol Chesney as a Director

133,778,850

99.64

477,155

0.36

5,736

7.

To re-elect Jay Glick as a Director.

124,565,577

96.81

4,102,461

3.19

5,593,702

8.

To re-elect Richard Hunting as a Director.

131,547,530

97.98

2,712,902

2.02

1,309

9.

To re-elect Jim Johnson as a Director.

131,243,287

97.99

2,691,923

2.01

326,531

10.

To re-elect Keith Lough as a Director.

133,593,064

99.51

661,441

0.49

7,236

11.

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

134,254,716

99.99

6,037

0.01

988

12.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares.

132,119,621

98.41

2,139,916

1.59

2,204

13.

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

134,229,324

99.98

30,213

0.02

2,204

14.

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

133,886,724

99.72

371,012

0.28

4,004

15.

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

133,873,456

99.73

364,738

0.27

23,546

16.

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

117,311,473

87.38

16,949,415

12.62

853

               

 

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 134,261,740; % of votes cast by poll was 81.4% 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 .

 

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

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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