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OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC - Result of AGM

8 September 2020

Oxford Instruments plc

Annual General Meeting – Proxy Votes

At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 8 September 2020, all resolutions were passed on a show of hands.  The following proxy votes were recorded for each resolution.  Each resolution was duly passed.


Resolution (No. as noted on    In Favour        Against     Abstentions/Withheld
proxy form)

                              Votes      %     Votes    %          Votes

1  To receive and adopt the 48,122,900 99.99   5,735   0.01       275,276
   Reports and Financial
   Statements for the year
   ended 31 March 2020

2  To re-elect Neil Carson  44,628,267 95.69 2,010,923 4.31      1,764,721

3  To re-elect Ian          48,402,503 99.99   1,409   0.01          0
   Barkshire

4  To re-elect Gavin Hill   48,370,472 99.93  33,440   0.07          0

5  To re-elect Stephen      48,388,297 99.97  15,615   0.03          0
   Blair

6  To re-elect Mary Waldner 48,388,293 99.97  15,619   0.03          0

7  To re-elect Thomas       48,386,060 99.97  15,568   0.03        2,284
   Geitner

8  To re-elect Richard      48,388,325 99.97  15,587   0.03          0
   Friend

9  To elect Alison Wood     45,026,212 93.02 3,377,700 6.98          0

10 To appoint BDO LLP as    48,402,550 99.99   1,362   0.01          0
   Auditor

11 To authorise the         48,403,292 99.99    620    0.01          0
   Directors to set the
   remuneration of the
   Auditor

12 To approve the           46,549,719 96.18 1,849,350 3.82        4,842
   Directors’ Remuneration
   Policy

13 To approve the Annual    46,736,131 96.57 1,661,438 3.43        6,342
   Report on Remuneration

14 To authorise the         48,229,986 99.79  101,386  0.21        2,540
   allotment of shares

15 To disapply pre-emption  48,396,859 99.99   4,513   0.01        2,540
   rights

16 To authorise additional  48,127,411 99.43  273,960  0.57        2,540
   disapplication of
   pre-emption rights

17 To authorise the         48,108,502 99.43  276,580  0.57        18,829
   purchase of own shares

18 To authorise the calling 48,078,758 99.33  325,154  0.67          0
   of general meetings on
   14 days' notice

19 To adopt new Articles of 48,402,188 99.99    724    0.01        1,000
   Association



Notes:

  1. Votes were tendered in respect of 48,403,912 shares representing 84.3% of
     the issued capital.
  2. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been
     included in the "For" total.
  3. A "Vote Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the
     calculation of the proportion of the votes "For" and "Against" a
     resolution.

The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on our website at www.oxinst.com/investors

ENDS

For further information please contact:

Oxford Instruments plc
Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary                                                           01865 393324