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Thursday 14 November, 2019

Ricardo PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3022T
Ricardo PLC
14 November 2019
 

Result of AGM

 

 

14 November 2019

 

Ricardo plc - Results of Annual General Meeting

 

Ricardo plc announces that all resolutions proposed at its Annual General Meeting held earlier today were duly passed on a show of hands including the resolution authorising the Company to make market purchases of up to 10% of its issued ordinary share capital.

 

Details of the proxy voting instructions, lodged prior to the meeting, are set out below:  

 

Resolution

For

%

Discretion

%

Against

%

Withheld

1

To receive and adopt the 2019 Report and Accounts

39,029,571

99.95

20,000

0.05

0

0.00

0

2

To declare a final dividend

39,029,006

99.94

20,000

0.05

565

0.01

0

3

To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditors

39,024,849

99.94

20,000

0.05

4,722

0.01

0

4

To fix auditors' remuneration

39,025,973

99.94

20,000

0.05

3,598

0.01

0

5

To elect Russell King

31,757,198

83.96

20,000

0.05

6,047,451

15.99

1,224,922

6

To elect Jack Boyer OBE

38,846,886

99.94

20,000

0.05

2,282

0.01

180,403

7

To re-elect William Spencer as a director

38,837,000

99.92

20,000

0.05

9,828

0.03

182,743

8

To re-elect Sir Terry Morgan as a director

38,148,879

98.15

20,000

0.05

698,513

1.80

182,178

9

To re-elect Ian Gibson as a director

38,847,393

99.95

20,000

0.05

0

0.00

182,178

10

To re-elect Laurie Bowen as a director

36,846,140

99.71

20,000

0.05

90,341

0.24

2,093,089

11

To re-elect Dave Shemmans as a director

38,148,024

99.91

20,000

0.05

13,944

0.04

867,602

12

To re-elect Malin Persson as a director

33,462,907

86.10

20,000

0.05

5,383,920

13.85

182,743

13

To re-elect Mark Garrett as a director

38,847,393

99.95

20,000

0.05

0

0.00

182,178

14

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

35,698,805

91.43

20,000

0.05

3,327,990

8.52

2,775

15

To grant the directors authority to allot relevant securities

38,884,841

99.94

20,000

0.05

2,161

0.01

142,569

16

To approve the disapplication of pre-emption rights

38,883,232

99.94

20,000

0.05

3,770

0.01

142,569

17

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of ordinary shares

38,323,778

98.14

20,000

0.05

705,792

1.81

0

18

To approve notice period for certain general meetings

38,690,700

99.08

20,000

0.05

338,871

0.87

0










 

An abstention is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

 

The total number of ordinary shares in issue as at 12 November 2019 were 53,406,250.  Ordinary shareholders are entitled to one vote per share held.

 

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R copies of all the resolutions passed other than resolutions concerning ordinary business have been submitted to the UK Listing Rule via the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

 

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on the Ricardo website at www.ricardo.com.

 

2020 Financial Calendar

 

Half Year Interim Results Announcement on 27 February 2020.

 

 

 

Enquiries:        Patricia Ryan, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary +44(0)1273 794776

 

 


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