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Thursday 24 May, 2018

Ibstock PLC

Annual General Meeting 2018 Results

RNS Number : 2392P
Ibstock PLC
24 May 2018
 

Ibstock plc

 

Annual General Meeting 2018 Results

 

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of Ibstock plc (the "Company") was held at Citigate Dewe Rogerson, 3 London Wall Buildings, London Wall, London, EC2M 5SY on Thursday,          24 May 2018 at 2:00pm

 

All of the resolutions were voted upon by poll and were passed by shareholders. The total number of ordinary shares in issue was 406,424,495 shares.

 

The full text of each resolution is contained in the notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Company's website www.ibstockplc.com/investors (with each resolution number below corresponding to the resolution number in the Notice).

 

The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions put before the Annual General Meeting and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

 

Resolution

Votes For

Votes Against

Total Votes cast (excluding Withheld)

Votes Withheld*



No of shares

% of shares voted

No of shares

% of shares voted


No of shares

1

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended             31 December 2017.

340,894,467

99.93%

223,593

0.07%

341,118,060

2,779,433

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2017.

342,325,324

99.58%

1,451,100

0.42%

343,776,424

121,070

3

To declare a final dividend of 6.5 pence per ordinary share

for the year ended       31 December 2017.

331,809,028

96.48%

12,088,466

3.52%

343,897,494

0

4

To re-elect Jonathan Nicholls as a Director.

339,008,637

98.58%

4,887,655

1.42%

343,896,292

1,201

5

To re-elect Tracey Graham as a Director.

342,411,701

99.57%

1,485,592

0.43%

343,897,293

201

6

To elect Joe Hudson as a Director.

342,336,216

99.55%

1,560,077

0.45%

343,896,293

1,201

7

To re-elect Justin Read as a Director.

342,425,105

99.57%

1,471,188

0.43%

343,896,293

1,201

8

To re-elect Kevin Sims as a Director.

341,845,518

99.40%

2,050,775

0.60%

343,896,293

1,201

9

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as the Company's auditor.

343,891,824

100.00%

0

0.00%

343,891,824

5,670

10

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the remuneration of the auditor.

343,895,994

100.00%

0

0.00%

343,895,994

1,500

      Special Business

11

To authorise the Company to make political donations.

334,905,375

97.39%

8,978,248

2.61%

343,883,623

13,871

12

To authorise the Directors to allot shares.

339,470,512

98.72%

4,413,588

1.28%

343,884,100

13,394

13

General authority to disapply pre-emption rights.**

343,874,974

99.99%

18,520

0.01%

343,893,494

4,000

14

Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights (acquisitions/capital investments)**

341,247,553

99.23%

2,645,940

0.77%

343,893,493

4,000

15

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

340,566,390

99.09%

3,114,789

0.91%

343,681,179

216,314

16

That a general meeting (other than an Annual General Meeting) may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice.**

334,196,613

97.18%

9,700,881

2.82%

343,897,494

0










In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2 copies of the resolutions, other than those relating to ordinary business, will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, which is located at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.

The Company also announces that with effect from the close of the AGM on 24 May 2018, Mr Jamie Pike stepped down from the Board. Jonathan Nicholls (currently Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee) was appointed Chairman of the Board. He also stepped down from the Audit Committee and was appointed as Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Tracey Graham was appointed as the Senior Independent Director. Justin Read was appointed Chair of the Audit Committee.

 

Notes:

* Votes 'withheld' are not votes under English law and so have not been included in the calculation of   whether a resolution is carried. Percentages have been rounded to two decimal places.

** Special resolution.

 

 

For further information contact:

 

Ibstock plc


Robert Douglas, Company Secretary           

+ 44 (0)1530 257 211



Citigate Dewe Rogerson                                 

+ 44 (0)20 7638 9571

Simon Rigby


Kevin Smith


Nick Hayns


 


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