Company Announcements

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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
03 May 2019
 

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP PLC

 

Results of 2019 Annual General Meeting

 

The Annual General Meeting of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC was held on Friday 3 May 2019.

 

All resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting were duly passed by way of a poll.  The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions put before the Annual General Meeting and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

RESOLUTION

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

TOTAL VOTES

% of ISC

VOTES WITHHELD




1

Report and Accounts 2018

146,911,044

99.74

388,444

0.26

147,299,488

80.92%

624,149




2

Directors' Remuneration Report 2018

120,939,401

83.95

23,116,948

16.05

144,056,349

79.14%

3,867,287




3

Declaration of final dividend

147,501,729

99.89

157,625

0.11

147,659,354

81.12%

264,283




4(a)

Re-election of Keith Barr as a Director

147,285,244

99.76

358,824

0.24

147,644,068

81.11%

279,559




4(b)

Re-election of Anne Busquet as a Director

146,824,350

99.45

819,195

0.55

147,643,545

81.11%

280,092




4(c)

Re-election of Patrick Cescau as a Director

146,982,125

99.55

659,045

0.45

147,641,170

81.11%

282,457




4(d)

Re-election of Ian Dyson as a Director

144,306,066

98.43

2,301,915

1.57

146,607,981

80.54%

1,315,646




4(e)

Re-election of Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson as a Director

147,128,614

99.65

511,880

0.35

147,640,494

81.11%

283,133




4(f)

Re-election of Jo Harlow as a Director

145,975,534

98.87

1,666,265

1.13

147,641,799

81.11%

281,828




4(g)

Re-election of Elie Maalouf as a Director

147,216,864

99.71

424,258

0.29

147,641,122

81.11%

282,505




4(h)

Re-election of Luke Mayhew as a Director

147,402,226

99.84

241,491

0.16

147,643,717

81.11%

280,549




4(i)

Re-election of Jill McDonald as a Director

146,780,120

99.42

862,310

0.58

147,642,430

81.11%

281,197




4(j)

Re-election of Dale Morrison as a Director

147,081,677

99.62

560,648

0.38

147,642,325

81.11%

281,941




4(k)

Re-election of Malina Ngai as a Director

146,181,441

99.01

1,456,728

0.99

147,638,169

81.11%

285,457




5

Re-appointment of Auditor

143,755,118

97.36

3,897,840

2.64

147,652,958

81.11%

270,668




6

Remuneration of Auditor

145,888,524

98.81

1,759,592

1.19

147,648,116

81.11%

275,511




7

Political donations

144,463,853

98.25

2,566,770

1.75

147,030,623

80.77%

893,004




8

Colleague Share Plan

147,445,124

99.89

165,329

0.11

147,610,453

81.09%

313,813




9

Allotment of shares

131,728,687

89.23

15,903,119

10.77

147,631,806

81.10%

291,820




10

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

147,517,174

99.94

91,662

0.06

147,608,836

81.09%

315,430




11

Further disapplication of pre-emption rights

145,791,792

98.77

1,819,550

1.23

147,611,342

81.09%

312,716




12

Authority to purchase own shares

146,986,459

99.56

649,512

0.44

147,635,971

81.10%

288,294




13

Notice of General Meetings

137,307,274

93.35

9,784,429

6.65

147,091,703

80.80%

832,563




  

 

NOTES:

 

1.   The 'For' vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.

 

2.   Votes 'Withheld' are not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

 

3.   Resolutions 10 to 13 are special resolutions.

 

4.   The total number of ordinary shares in issue, excluding treasury shares, on 2 May 2019 was 182,033,293. The Company holds 5,684,427 treasury shares.

 

5.   Copies of the resolutions passed, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and will be available in due course for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm

 

Unless otherwise defined herein, terms used in this announcement shall have the meaning given to them in the Notice of Meeting.

Enquiries:

Investor Relations (Heather Wood; Matthew Kay)          +44 (0)1895 512 176    +44 (0)7527 419 431

Media Relations (Yasmin Diamond; Mark Debenham)    +44 (0)1895 512 097    +44 (0)7527 424 046

 

Notes to Editors:

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, voco™, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.

 

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,600 hotels and nearly 843,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.  

 

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 400,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.

 

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