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Result of AGM

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Spectris PLC
14 May 2021
 

Spectris plc

 

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 14 May 2021

 

At the Annual General Meeting of Spectris plc held earlier today, all resolutions were voted upon by poll and were passed by shareholders.  The full text of each resolution is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Spectris plc website at www.spectris.com.

 

The results of the poll for each resolution are as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

Resolutions

Votes For

(including Discretionary votes)

Votes Against

Votes Cast

Votes Withheld

Number of shares

%

Number of shares

%

Number of shares

% of relevant shares in issue

Number of shares

1

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts of the Company for the financial year ended 31 December 2020

92,619,361

100

197

0.00

92,619,558

80.39%

1,581,846

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

91,840,626

97.94

1,936,473

2.06

93,777,099

81.39%

424,305

3

Declaration of 2020 Final Dividend

94,198,073

100

3,331

0.00

94,201,404

81.76%

0

4

To re-elect Karim Bitar as a Non-executive Director of the Company

93,939,253

99.73

251,571

0.27

94,190,824

81.75%

10,580

5

To re-elect Derek Harding as an Executive Director of the Company

92,898,374

98.62

1,297,550

1.38

94,195,924

81.75%

5,480

6

To re-elect Andrew Heath as an Executive Director of the Company

94,018,665

99.81

177,456

0.19

94,196,121

81.75%

5,283

7

To re-elect Ulf Quellmann as a Non-executive Director of the Company

93,944,775

99.73

251,374

0.27

94,196,149

81.75%

5,080

8

To re-elect William (Bill) Seeger as a Non-executive Director of the Company

93,957,836

99.75

238,488

0.25

94,196,324

81.75%

5,080

9

To re-elect Cathy Turner as a Non-executive Director of the Company

93,920,619

99.82

173,081

0.18

94,093,700

81.67%

107,704

10

To re-elect Kjersti Wiklund as a Non-executive Director of the Company

92,836,220

98.56

1,359,907

1.44

94,196,127

81.75%

5,277

11

To re-elect Mark Williamson as a Non-executive Director of the Company

87,502,452

94.55

5,045,126

5.45

92,547,578

80.32%

1,653,826

12

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company

94,177,022

99.98

21,225

0.02

94,198,247

81.76%

3,157

13

To authorise the Directors to agree the auditor's remuneration

94,075,793

99.87

122,049

0.13

94,197,842

81.76%

3,562

14

To authorise the Directors to allot ordinary shares

87,658,609

93.06

6,538,923

6.94

94,197,532

81.76%

3,872

15

To empower the Directors to allot ordinary shares for cash on a non pre-emptive basis

94,172,647

99.98

23,261

0.02

94,195,908

81.75%

5,496

16

To empower the Directors to allot ordinary shares for cash on a non pre-emptive basis for purposes of acquisitions or capital investments of up to 5% of the issued share capital of the Company

88,572,781

94.03

5,620,794

5.97

94,193,575

81.75%

7,829

17

To authorise the company to make market purchases of shares

93,823,057

99.64

335,706

0.36

94,158,763

81.72%

42,641

18

To allow the period of notice for general meetings of the Company (other than annual general meetings) to be not less than 14 clear days' notice

88,628,625

94.09

5,564,846

5.91

94,193,471

81.75%

7,933

19

Adopt new Articles of Association

94,178,114

100.00

2,624

0.00

94,180,738

81.74%

20,666

 

The number of Ordinary shares in issue at the close of business on 13 May 2021 (excluding 4,812,635 treasury shares) was 119,999,818.

 

Any vote that gave the Chairman discretion have been included in the 'For' votes. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

 

Copies of the resolutions passed as Special Business at the AGM (resolutions 15 to 19 inclusive) will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism document viewing facility at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

A copy of the poll results will be shortly be available on the company's website at www.spectris.com.

 

 

 

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Eliza Unwin

Assistant Company Secretary

01784 470470

 

LEI Number: 213800Z4CO2CZO3M3T10

Date: 14 May 2021

 

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