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Result of AGM

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Kingfisher PLC
30 June 2021
 

KINGFISHER PLC

 

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 30 June 2021

 

At the Annual General Meeting ('AGM') of Kingfisher plc (the 'Company') held earlier today, all resolutions were voted upon by poll and were passed by shareholders. Resolutions 1 to 16 were passed as ordinary resolutions; resolutions 17 to 20 were passed as special resolutions. The full text of each resolution is set out in the Notice of AGM, which is available from www.kingfisher.com 

 

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

 

Resolution

Votes

For*

%

Votes Against

%

Total
Votes

% of ISC

Votes**

Withheld

 

1

To receive the report and accounts

1,704,770,637

100.00

20,975

0.00

1,704,791,612

80.74%

1,734,444

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report

1,577,736,596

92.74

123,473,483

7.26

1,701,210,079

80.57%

5,315,819

3

To declare the final dividend

1,705,663,417

99.98

368,269

0.02

1,706,031,686

80.80%

496,620

4

To elect Catherine Bradley as a director

1,704,794,806

99.93

1,176,384

0.07

1,705,971,190

80.79%

557,116

5

To elect Tony Buffin as a director

1,704,796,158

99.93

1,163,228

0.07

1,705,959,386

80.79%

568,920

6

To re-elect Claudia Arney as a director

1,700,664,077

99.69

5,305,789

0.31

1,705,969,866

80.79%

557,421

7

To re-elect Bernard Bot as a director

1,686,583,479

98.86

19,390,195

1.14

1,705,973,674

80.79%

554,632

8

To re-elect Jeff Carr as a director

1,700,030,411

99.65

5,940,113

0.35

1,705,970,524

80.79%

557,782

9

To re-elect Andrew Cosslett as a director

1,648,137,013

96.62

57,711,770

3.38

1,705,848,783

80.79%

679,523

10

To re-elect Thierry Garnier as a director

1,700,518,738

99.68

5,460,952

0.32

1,705,979,690

80.80%

548,616

11

To re-elect Sophie Gasperment as a director

1,471,995,507

86.29

233,971,133

13.71

1,705,966,640

80.79%

561,666

12

To re-elect Rakhi Goss-Custard as a director

1,700,630,303

99.69

5,333,214

0.31

1,705,963,517

80.79%

564,789

13

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors

1,685,974,897

98.83

20,000,268

1.17

1,705,975,165

80.79%

552,332

14

To authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditors' remuneration

1,695,584,217

99.39

10,409,473

0.61

1,705,993,690

80.80%

534,616

15

To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations

1,696,713,788

99.46

9,235,884

0.54

1,705,949,672

80.79%

575,609

16

To authorise the directors to allot shares

1,551,899,075

91.20

149,790,038

8.80

1,701,689,113

80.59%

4,839,192

17

To disapply pre-emption rights

1,638,038,794

96.16

65,458,501

3.84

1,703,497,295

80.68%

3,030,799

18

To disapply pre-emption rights on an additional five percent

1,596,614,355

93.73

106,889,237

6.27

1,703,503,592

80.68%

3,024,502

19

To authorise the company to purchase its own shares

1,692,195,557

99.57

7,237,789

0.43

1,699,433,346

80.49%

7,094,960

20

To authorise the Company to call a general meeting other than an annual general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice

1,572,448,045

92.17

133,534,354

7.83

1,705,982,399

80.80%

545,907

 

 

NOTES

 

*    Includes discretionary votes

**   A vote withheld is not a vote in law and, therefore cannot be counted in the calculation of the proportion of   

     votes for and against a resolution.

 

The number of Ordinary shares in issue at 10.00pm on Monday 28 June 2021, was 2,111,486,828.

 

A copy of the poll results for the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available at www.kingfisher.com.  

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the special resolutions passed will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.  

 

CONTACT

 

For further information, please contact:

 

 

Investor Relations

Tel:

+44 (0) 20 7644 1082

Email:

investorenquiries@kingfisher.com

Media Relations

+44 (0) 20 7644 1030

corpcomms@kingfisher.com

Teneo

+44 (0) 20 7420 3184

Kfteam@teneo.com

 

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