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Thursday 09 July, 2020

Pets at Home Grp

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 5959S
Pets At Home Group Plc
09 July 2020
 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9 July 2020

PETS AT HOME GROUP PLC: Results of Annual General Meeting 2020

 

Pets at Home Group Plc ("Company") gives notice that at its Annual General Meeting held on 9 July 2020 at Pets at Home, Chester House, Stanley Green Trading Estate, Handforth, Cheshire, SK9 3RN at 11.00 a.m, a poll was taken on all resolutions put to the meeting.  All resolutions were passed by the members entitled to vote.

The results of the poll incorporating proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting are set out below.

 

 

VOTES FOR¹

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES TOTAL

% OF ISC³

VOTES WITHHELD 4

Ordinary Resolutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

To receive the directors report and accounts for the year ended 26 March 2020

401,017,634

 

99.98

 

64,893

 

0.02

401,082,527

80.22

445,448

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 26 March 2020

394,663,577

 

98.31

 

6,781,731

 

1.69

401,445,308

80.29

82,667

3

To approve the directors' remuneration policy

345,143,879

85.98

56,301,430

14.02

401,445,309

80.29

82,667

4

To declare a final dividend of 5.0 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 26 March 2020

401,353,569

 

99.96

 

173,483

 

0.04

401,527,052

80.31

924

5

To re-elect the following individuals as directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5A

Peter Pritchard

401,187,603

99.92

332,159

0.08

401,519,762

80.30

8,214

5B

Mike Iddon

400,301,315

99.70

1,218,447

0.30

401,519,762

80.30

8,214

5C

Dennis Millard

398,621,392

99.28

2,898,370

0.72

401,519,762

80.30

8,214

5D

Sharon Flood

398,906,644

99.35

2,612,812

0.65

401,519,456

80.30

8,520

5E

Stanislas Laurent

400,623,227

99.78

896,229

0.22

401,519,456

80.30

8,520

5F

Professor Susan Dawson

398,905,644

99.35

2,613,812

0.65

401,519,456

80.30

8,520

6

To elect Ian Burke as director

322,579,480

98.10

6,259,507

1.90

328,838,987

65.77

72,688,988

7

To reappoint KPMG LLP as the auditor

376,525,548

93.78

24,994,385

6.22

401,519,933

80.30

8,042

8

To authorise the directors to set the auditor's fees

401,124,407

99.90

400,946

0.10

401,525,353

80.31

2,622

9

To give the directors authority to allot shares

398,662,147

99.29

2,862,007

0.71

401,524,154

80.30

3,822

10

To authorise the Company and its Subsidiaries to make political donations

401,017,253

99.87

506,342

0.13

401,523,595

80.30

4,380

11

To approve the Company Restricted Stock Plan

WITHDRAWN5

Special Resolutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

To disapply pre-emption rights

401,463,659

99.99

59,253

0.01

401,522,912

80.30

5,064

13

Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights

400,367,638

99.71

1,155,273

0.29

401,522,911

80.30

5,064

14

To authorise the Company to buy its own shares

400,184,745

99.71

1,147,374

0.29

401,332,119

80.27

195,856

15

To authorise short notice general meetings

393,666,950

98.04

7,857,204

1.96

401,524,154

80.30

3,822

16

To approve and adopt the Company's new Articles of Association

401,468,788

100.00

12,538

0.00

401,481,326

80.30

47,242

 

Notes:

 

1.  Votes "for" include discretionary votes.

2.  Percentages above are rounded to two decimal places.

3.  Issued share capital at meeting date: 500,000,000.

4.  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.

5.  As announced on 19 June 2020, resolution 11 is not required. Accordingly, with the consent of the meeting, resolution 11 was withdrawn.

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm and on the Company's website http://www.investors.petsathome.com

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, a copy of the resolutions, other than those concerning ordinary business, passed by the Company at the Annual General Meeting held on 9 July 2020, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM .

 

For further information contact:

Lucy Williams

Group Company Secretary and

Legal Director

Pets at Home Group Plc

0161 486 6688

 


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