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RNS Number : 4412K  Ascential PLC  05 May 2022

 

 

Ascential plc

 

Result of Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

 

 

All 21 resolutions considered at the 2022 Annual General Meeting were passed
on a poll.

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of AGM dated 29
March 2022.  The total number of votes received for each resolutions is set
out below.  The Company's issued share capital as at 5 May 2022 was
439,953,947 with voting rights. The Company does not hold any shares in
Treasury at the date of this disclosure.

 

 Resolution no.                                                                  Shares For   %       Shares Against  %      Shares marked as Votes Withheld/ Abstentions
 AGM
 1.      To receive the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31         406,823,288  99.70   1,205,850       0.30   274,242
 December 2021
 2.      To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration contained in the           394,615,525  96.65   13,674,479      3.35   13,376
 Annual report and Accounts
 3.      To elect Suzanne Baxter as a Director of the Company                    408,171,618  99.97   118,386         0.03   13,376
 4.      To elect Rita Clifton as a Director of the Company                      398,689,187  97.65   9,600,817       2.35   13,376
 5.      To elect Scott Forbes as a Director of the Company                      395,973,406  96.98   12,316,598      3.02   13,376
 6.      To elect Mandy Gradden as a Director of the Company                     408,043,483  99.94   246,521         0.06   13,376
 7.      To elect Joanne Harris as a Director of the Company                     407,934,494  99.91   355,510         0.09   13,376
 8.      To elect Paul Harrison as a Director of the Company                     408,171,618  99.97   118,386         0.03   13,376
 9.      To elect Funke Ighodaro as a Director of the Company                    344,420,641  84.36   63,869,362      15.64  13,377
 10.    To elect Gillian Kent as a Director of the Company                       310,814,417  76.13   97,475,586      23.87  13,377
 11.    To elect Duncan Painter as a Director of the Company                     408,171,618  99.97   118,386         0.03   13,376
 12.    To elect Charles Song as a Director of the Company                       407,927,011  99.91   362,993         0.09   13,376
 13.    To elect Judy Vezmar as a Director of the Company                        398,926,311  97.71   9,363,693       2.29   13,376
 14.    To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor of the Company                         400,878,619  98.18   7,411,385       1.82   13,376
 15.    To authorise the Board to determine the remuneration of the auditor      404,702,437  99.12   3,585,279       0.88   15,664
 16.    To authorise the Company to make political donations                     391,494,458  95.89   16,793,258      4.11   15,664
 17.    To authorise the Company to allot relevant securities                    389,405,623  95.38   18,882,093      4.62   15,664
 18.    To authorise the Company to disapply pre-emption rights as per           408,287,716  100.00  0               0.00   15,664
 resolution 18 in the Notice of AGM
 19.    To authorise the Company to additionally disapply pre-emption rights     401,543,756  98.35   6,743,960       1.65   15,664
 as per resolution 19 in the Notice of AGM
 20.    To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares                      405,617,909  99.36   2,620,256       0.64   65,215
 21.    To authorise the Company to call any general meeting of the Company      392,861,257  96.22   15,428,747      3.78   13,376
 other than an AGM) on not less than 14 clear days' notice

 

Notes

1.     AGM Resolutions 1-17 were passed as ordinary resolutions.
Resolutions 18 to 21 were passed as special resolutions.

2.     The number of shares 'For' includes discretionary votes.

3.     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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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