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Hays PLC - Result of AGM

Wed 13th November, 2019 3:49pm
RNS Number : 3254T
Hays PLC
13 November 2019
 

 

 

HAYS PLC

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019

 

RESULTS OF THE POLL

 

Hays plc held its thirty second Annual General Meeting today, 13 November 2019, at the offices of UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS at 12 noon.  All resolutions were duly passed on a poll.  The results are shown below.

 

The 'For' vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion. Votes withheld are not votes in law and therefore have not been counted in the calculation of the percentage of votes for or against a resolution.

 

The issued share capital (ISC) at the close of business on 11 November 2019 was 1,471,590,458 (1,467,162,562 excluding shares held in Treasury).

 

POLL RESULTS

 

The results of the poll are as follows:

 

 

Resolution

Votes For

Votes Against

 

Votes Total

Votes Withheld

 

 

No.

%

No.

%

No.

% ISC

No.

1.

To receive the Directors' and Auditor's Reports and the financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2019

1,266,338,587

99.81

2,432,295

0.19

1,268,770,882

86.48%

3,068,406

2.

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

1,204,738,129

96.32

46,015,367

3.68

1,250,753,496

85.25%

21,085,791

3.

To approve a final dividend

1,271,828,368

100.00

4,330

0.00

1,271,832,698

86.69%

6,590

4.

To approve a special dividend

1,271,812,689

100.00

10,401

0.00

1,271,823,090

86.69%

16,198

5.

To re-elect Andrew Martin as a director of the Company

1,264,138,162

99.40

7,659,375

0.60

1,271,797,537

86.68%

41,750

6.

To re-elect Alistair Cox as a director of the Company

1,269,416,135

99.81

2,372,903

0.19

1,271,789,038

86.68%

50,250

7.

To re-elect Paul Venables as a director of the Company

1,267,117,252

99.64

4,628,268

0.36

1,271,745,520

86.68%

93,768

8.

To re-elect Torsten Kreindl as a director of the Company

1,265,272,806

99.49

6,515,103

0.51

1,271,787,909

86.68%

51,379

9.

To re-elect Susan Murray as a director of the Company

1,256,405,049

98.79

15,385,460

1.21

1,271,790,509

86.68%

48,779

10.

To re-elect MT Rainey as a director of the Company

1,265,290,804

99.49

6,494,509

0.51

1,271,785,313

86.68%

53,975

11.

To re-elect Peter Williams as a director of the Company

1,267,728,867

99.68

4,063,109

0.32

1,271,791,976

86.68%

47,312

12.

To elect Cheryl Millington as a director of the Company

1,271,604,951

99.99

131,494

0.01

1,271,736,445

86.68%

102,843

13.

To reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditor of the Company

1,264,000,691

99.96

526,947

0.04

1,264,527,638

86.19%

7,311,649

14.

To authorise the directors to determine the Auditor's remuneration

1,271,359,844

99.97

431,047

0.03

1,271,790,891

86.68%

48,397

15.

To authorise the Company to make political donations

1,173,187,092

92.26

98,382,080

7.74

1,271,569,172

86.67%

270,116

16.

To authorise the directors to allot Ordinary shares in the Company

1,131,680,259

88.98

140,137,422

11.02

1,271,817,681

86.69%

21,607

17.

To authorise the directors to disapply pre-emption rights*

1,132,462,414

89.05

139,273,666

10.95

1,271,736,080

86.68%

103,208

18.

To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares*

1,263,309,491

99.37

7,986,847

0.63

1,271,296,338

86.65%

542,949

19.

To authorise the calling of a general meeting with 14 clear days' notice*

1,236,650,541

97.23

35,176,837

2.77

1,271,827,378

86.69%

11,910

20.

To authorise the directors to approve the UK Sharesave Plan

1,261,388,811

99.18

10,419,731

0.82

1,271,808,542

86.68%

30,745

21.

To authorise the directors to approve the International Sharesave Plan

1,261,376,721

99.18

10,425,631

0.82

1,271,802,352

86.68%

36,935

 

Special resolutions are indicated by an asterisk.

 

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available at haysplc.com/investors/shareholder-services/agm.

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions other than those concerning ordinary business passed at the Annual General Meeting have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at morningstar.co.uk.

 

 

Chris Winters

Deputy Company Secretary

 

13 November 2019


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