RNS Number : 6085I
SABMiller PLC
26 July 2012
 

SABMILLER PLC

 

26 July 2012 The board of SABMiller plc announces the results of the polls taken on all resolutions at the Annual General Meeting of the Company, held earlier today. All resolutions were approved by substantial majorities, ranging from 77.31% to 99.99%. Full details of the poll results are set out below and will also be available on the Company's website: www.sabmiller.com

 

       Resolution

Votes

For (i)

%

For

Votes

Against

%

Against

Total Shares Voted

% Of Issued Share Capital

Voted (ii)

Votes

Withheld (iii)

1

To receive and adopt the financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2012, together with the reports of the directors and auditors therein

1,342,040,238

98.70

17,621,073

1.30

1,359,661,311

85.32

1,701,921

2

To receive and, if thought fit, to approve the Directors' Remuneration Report 2012 contained in the Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2012.

1,046,893,508

77.31

307,257,000

22.69

1,354,150,508

84.97

7,212,723

3

To elect Dr A J Clark as a director of the Company.

1,329,319,181

98.33

22,563,332

1.67

1,351,882,513

84.83

9,479,680

4

To re-elect Mr M H Armour as a director of the Company.

1,324,237,206

97.95

27,646,084

2.05

1,351,883,290

84.83

9,479,743

5

To re-elect Mr G C Bible as a director of the Company.

1,309,817,539

97.45

34,339,490

2.55

1,344,157,029

84.35

17,205,043

6

To re-elect Mr D S Devitre as a director of the Company.

1,285,919,002

95.69

57,959,031

4.31

1,343,878,033

84.33

17,484,694

7

To re-elect Ms L M S Knox as a director of the Company.

1,332,025,707

98.53

19,856,856

1.47

1,351,882,563

84.83

9,480,150

8

To re-elect Mr E A G Mackay as a director of the Company.

1,150,286,929

94.28

69,827,522

5.72

1,220,114,451

76.56

141,247,919

9

To re-elect Mr P J Manser as a director of the Company.

1,132,666,255

84.20

212,600,067

15.80

1,345,266,322

84.41

16,096,098

10

To re-elect Mr J A Manzoni as a director of the Company.

1,324,608,380

97.98

27,274,817

2.02

1,351,883,197

84.83

9,479,836

11

To re-elect Mr M Q Morland as a director of the Company.

1,105,381,375

82.25

238,496,333

17.75

1,343,877,708

84.33

17,484,694

12

To re-elect Dr D F Moyo as a director of the Company.

1,302,775,043

96.68

44,758,028

3.32

1,347,533,071

84.56

13,829,001

13

To re-elect Mr C A Pérez Dávila as a director of the Company.

1,312,775,318

97.67

31,381,676

2.33

1,344,156,994

84.35

17,204,898

14

To re-elect Mr M C Ramaphosa as a director of the Company.

1,157,312,961

86.10

186,845,662

13.90

1,344,158,623

84.35

17,204,587

15

To re-elect Mr A Santo Domingo Dávila as a director of the Company.

1,311,589,957

97.58

32,567,642

2.42

1,344,157,599

84.35

17,205,133

16

To re-elect Ms H A Weir as director of the Company.

1,332,835,860

98.59

19,046,552

1.41

1,351,882,412

84.83

9,479,781

17

To re-elect Mr H A Willard as a director of the Company.

1,308,127,052

97.32

35,996,692

2.68

1,344,123,744

84.34

17,238,968

18

To re-elect Mr J S Wilson as a director of the Company.

1,329,020,330

98.31

22,828,875

1.69

1,351,849,205

84.83

9,513,508

19

To declare a final dividend of 69.5 US cents per share.

1,360,276,178

99.99

3,000

0.01

1,360,279,178

85.36

1,083,855

20

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company, to hold office until the conclusion of the next general meeting at which accounts are laid.

1,289,297,731

95.18

65,328,936

4.82

1,354,626,667

85.00

6,735,523

21

To authorise the directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors.

1,297,086,897

95.61

59,616,403

4.39

1,356,703,300

85.13

4,659,091

22

To give a general power and authority to the directors to allot shares.

1,291,042,223

94.91

69,226,479

5.09

1,360,268,702

85.36

1,093,690

23

To give a general power and authority to the directors to allot shares for cash otherwise than pro rata to all shareholders.

1,286,912,904

94.61

73,355,910

5.39

1,360,268,814

85.36

1,094,399

24

To give a general authority to the directors to make market purchases of ordinary shares of US$0.10 each in the capital of the Company.

1,356,755,999

99.74

3,511,504

0.26

1,360,267,503

85.36

1,094,870

25

To approve the calling of general meetings, other than an annual general meeting, on not less than 14 clear days' notice

1,310,976,487

96.40

48,975,501

3.60

1,359,951,988

85.34

1,411,218

 

Notes:

(i) Votes 'For' include those votes giving the Chairman discretion.

(ii) At 24 July 2012 there were 1,593,651,900 shares in issue with the right to vote.

(iii) The votes 'Withheld' are not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' at the Annual General Meeting.

 

Full details of the resolutions were set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, dated 11 June 2012.

Resolutions 1 to 22 were ordinary resolutions, requiring more than 50% of shareholders' votes to be cast for the resolutions.

Resolutions 23 to 25 were special resolutions, requiring at least 75% of shareholders' votes to be cast for the resolutions.

 

Copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will soon be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

John Davidson, General Counsel and Group Company Secretary.

 

ENDS

 

 


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