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Wednesday 06 February, 2019

Imperial Brands PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3051P
Imperial Brands PLC
06 February 2019
 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING RESULT

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The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Imperial Brands PLC was held at the

Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, 2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market, Bristol, BS1

3AD on Wednesday 6 February 2019 at 2.30 pm.

 

All resolutions proposed at the Meeting were decided on a poll and all resolutions

were passed.

 

The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions put before the Meeting

and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

 

 

 

Resolution

 

 

Votes For

 

 

Percentage

For

 

Votes

Against

 

 

Votes Total

 

 

Votes

Withheld

 

1

 

Annual Report and Accounts

 

745,632,223

99.99

72,243

745,704,466

527,778

2

 

Directors' Remuneration Report

 

663,281,220

89.75

75,728,142

739,009,362

7,222,879

3

 

To declare a final dividend

 

744,083,034

99.74

1,955,323

746,038,357

193,886

4

 

Elect S M Clark

735,896,210

99.01

7,393,383

743,289,593

2,942,649

5

Re-elect A J Cooper

 

720,784,897

96.62

25,204,070

745,988,967

243,276

6

 

Re-elect T M Esperdy

 

743,009,608

99.60

2,956,044

745,965,652

266,589

7

Re-elect S A C Langelier

 

745,711,992

99.97

260,464

745,972,456

259,787

8

 

Re-elect M R Phillips

704,106,342

94.39

41,852,891

745,959,233

273,009

9

Re-elect S P Stanbrook

 

744,038,662

99.74

1,938,330

745,976,992

255,251

10

 

Re-elect O R Tant

713,235,631

95.61

32,741,698

745,977,329

254,914

11

 

Re-elect M D Williamson

 

604,641,440

82.18

131,129,183

735,770,623

10,461,618

12

Re-elect K Witts

704,469,517

95.01

36,973,568

741,443,085

4,789,156

13

 

Re-elect M I Wyman

714,101,509

95.73

31,862,613

745,964,122

268,120

14

 

Re-appointment of Auditors

 

701,468,164

94.04

44,421,669

745,889,833

342,409

15

 

Remuneration of    Auditors

 

719,262,148

96.43

26,645,202

745,907,350

324,892

16

 

Political donations/expenditure

 

736,193,570

99.18

6,118,713

742,312,283

3,919,959

17

 

Authority to allot      securities

740,013,941

99.19

6,043,276

746,057,217

175,026

18

 

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

 

739,295,428

99.11

6,632,248

745,927,676

304,566

19

 

Purchase of own shares

 

741,159,684

99.39

4,523,490

745,683,174

549,068

20

 

Notice period for general meetings

 

700,228,268

94.29

42,405,233

742,633,501

3,598,741

 

 

Notes

 

a. The 'for' vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion and the percentage is

     rounded to two decimal places.

 

b. 'Votes withheld' are not counted when deciding whether or not a resolution is

     carried.

 

c.  Resolutions 18 to 20 are special resolutions.

 

d.  The total number of ordinary shares of 10 pence each, in issue, excluding shares held in treasury as at 6.00pm on 5 February 2019 were 956,736,947. 

 

 

Trevor Williams

Deputy Company Secretary

 

 

Copies of our announcements are available on our website:  www.imperialbrandsplc.com/Investors/Stock-Exchange-announcements

 


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