Company Announcements

Result of AGM

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Rotork PLC
30 April 2021
 

30 April 2021

 

Rotork Plc

('the Company' or 'Rotork')

2021 Annual General Meeting - Poll Results

The Company's 2021 Annual General Meeting ('AGM') was held today at Rotork House, Brassmill Lane, Bath, BA1 3HZ.  All resolutions set out in the Notice of AGM dated 30 March 2021 and put to the meeting were decided on by a poll and were passed.

Resolutions 1 to 13 were each passed as an ordinary resolution (requiring a simple majority) and resolutions 14 to 19 were each passed as a special resolution (requiring at least a 75% majority).

The following table summarises the final poll result for each resolution.

Resolution

For 2

Against2

No. of Votes withheld3

Total Capital Instructed

No. of Shares

%

No. of Shares

%

1.   

To receive the Company's annual report and audited accounts for the year ended 31 December 2020 together with the reports of the directors and auditor

739,558,101

100.00%

15,412

0.00%

672,565

84.60%

2.   

To declare a final dividend of 6.3p per ordinary share

739,998,713

99.97%

247,365

0.03%

0

84.68%

3.   

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

682,957,254

93.12%

50,451,380

6.88%

6,837,444

83.90%

4.   

To re-elect AC Andersen as a director

697,687,201

94.26%

42,500,144

5.74%

58,733

84.68%

5.   

To re-elect TR Cobbold as a director

687,467,266

92.89%

52,603,082

7.11%

175,730

84.66%

6.    

To re-elect JM Davis as a director

738,737,465

99.80%

1,455,054

0.20%

53,559

84.68%

7.   

To re-elect PG Dilnot as a director

697,662,550

94.25%

42,525,931

5.75%

54,489

84.68%

8.   

To re-elect KG Hostetler as a director

739,204,274

99.87%

940,509

0.13%

101,295

84.67%

9.   

To re-elect MJ Lamb as a director

686,760,657

93.06%

51,217,525

6.94%

2,267,896

84.42%

10. 

To elect JE Stipp as a director

724,443,844

97.87%

15,739,501

2.13%

62,733

84.67%

11. 

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as Auditor of the Company

736,074,764

99.98%

174,298

0.02%

3,997,016

84.22%

12. 

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine Auditor's remuneration

739,990,501

99.98%

156,513

0.02%

98,064

84.67%

13. 

Authority for the directors to allot shares

691,915,742

93.48%

48,273,304

6.52%

57,032

84.68%

14. 

General authority to dis-apply pre-emption rights*

738,091,640

99.72%

2,072,247

0.28%

82,191

84.67%

15. 

General authority to dis-apply pre-emption rights for acquisitions / capital investments*

720,467,373

97.34%

19,716,514

2.66%

62,191

84.67%

16. 

Authority to purchase own ordinary shares*

734,372,097

99.27%

5,435,428

0.73%

438,553

84.63%

17. 

Authority to purchase own preference shares*

738,238,465

99.78%

1,632,460

0.22%

375,153

84.64%

18. 

Authority to adopt new articles of association*

739,469,548

99.99%

99,764

0.01%

676,766

84.60%

19. 

Notice period for general meetings*

618,119,302

83.52%

121,996,576

16.48%

130,200

84.67%

*Special Resolution

 

Notes: 

 

1.    The total votes cast in favour of each resolution include those giving the Chairman discretion.

2.    Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received.  

3.    A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "for" or "against" a resolution.

4.    The total number of ordinary 0.5p shares in issue on 30 April 2021 was 874,150,336.

5.    In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of each of all resolutions passed by the Company, other than those resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and made available for inspection from the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

6.    A copy of this announcement has been posted on the Company's website at www.rotork.com/investors/index/agm.

7.    Legal Entity Identifier: 213800AH5RZIHGWRJ718

 

 

Enquiries:

 

 

FTI Consulting

 

 

Nick Hasell/Susanne Yule

Tel:  + 44 (0)20 3727 1340

 

 

Rotork plc

 

Tel:  +44 (0)1225 733 200

Joy Baldry, Deputy Company Secretary

 

Jonathan Davis, Group Finance Director

 

Andrew Carter, Investor Relations Director

 

 

 

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