Tate & Lyle PLC
Result of Annual General Meeting 2018
Tate & Lyle PLC (the ‘Company’) announces that at its Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) held earlier today, all resolutions contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting 2018 were duly passed.
The results of the poll held at the AGM are as follows:
|Resolution||Total For(1)||Total Against||Votes withheld(2)|
|No. of votes||% of vote||No. of votes||% of vote||No. of votes|
|1.||Report and Accounts||278,367,326||99.46||1,507,803||0.54||283,649|
|3.||Approve final dividend||279,574,948||100.00||4,669||0.00||2,838|
|4.||Re-elect Dr Gerry Murphy||270,119,692||97.46||7,049,115||2.54||2,415,561|
|5.||Re-elect Nick Hampton||279,291,841||99.90||273,236||0.10||19,292|
|6.||Re-elect Paul Forman||277,058,420||99.58||1,159,657||0.42||1,366,291|
|7.||Re-elect Lars Frederiksen||277,612,125||99.30||1,945,112||0.70||27,131|
|8.||Re-elect Douglas Hurt||278,183,974||99.51||1,374,286||0.49||26,109|
|9.||Re-elect Anne Minto||277,922,039||99.42||1,633,205||0.58||29,125|
|10.||Re-elect Dr Ajai Puri||278,607,655||99.66||941,446||0.34||35,268|
|11.||Re-elect Sybella Stanley||278,987,407||99.89||297,582||0.11||299,380|
|12.||Appoint Ernst & Young LLP||279,372,541||99.73||745,162||0.27||42,989|
|13.||Approve auditors’ remuneration||279,844,909||99.90||274,871||0.10||40,912|
|14.||Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure||271,961,962||97.10||8,118,504||2.90||80,136|
|15.||Authority to allot shares||260,040,441||92.83||20,071,745||7.17||48,506|
|16.||Authority to disapply pre-emption rights||269,196,937||96.11||10,885,122||3.89||78,633|
Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights for an acquisition or
specified capital investment
|18.||Authority to purchase own shares||278,335,993||99.45||1,531,590||0.55||293,108|
|Authority in respect of notices for general meetings||260,209,646||92.89||19,917,077||7.11||33,969|
(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
On 24 July 2018, there were 467,322,424 ordinary shares (excluding Treasury Shares) and 2,394,000 preference shares (which have limited voting rights) in issue.
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions passed as special business at the AGM have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.
26 July 2018