RNS Number : 1758K
SABMiller PLC
25 July 2013
 



SABMILLER PLC

 

25 July 2013 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 92.08% 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 2013, together with the reports of the directors and auditors therein

1,362,551,241

99.39

8,314,375

0.61

1,370,865,616

85.51

3,723,002

2

To receive and, if thought fit, to approve the Directors' Remuneration Report 2013 contained in the Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2013.

1,301,680,199

95.43

62,310,444

4.57

1,363,990,643

85.09

10,598,021

3

To elect Mr G R Elliott as a director of the Company.

1,366,723,104

99.58

5,826,713

0.42

1,372,549,817

85.62

2,038,567

4

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

1,370,347,577

99.78

3,017,530

0.22

1,373,365,107

85.67

1,223,067

5

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

1,322,465,149

96.46

48,521,423

3.54

1,370,986,572

85.52

3,601,307

6

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

1,348,830,034

98.33

22,909,926

1.67

1,371,739,960

85.57

2,848,424

7

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

1,300,878,217

94.89

70,108,934

5.11

1,370,987,151

85.52

3,601,090

8

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

1,369,956,390

99.75

3,409,134

0.25

1,373,365,524

85.67

1,222,767

9

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

1,314,069,407

95.94

55,620,733

4.06

1,369,690,140

85.44

4,898,301

10

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

1,327,244,625

96.74

44,793,953

3.26

1,372,038,578

85.59

2,549,806

11

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

1,360,380,575

99.05

12,982,556

0.95

1,373,363,131

85.67

1,225,043

12

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

1,321,530,450

96.41

49,138,546

3.59

1,370,668,996

85.50

3,919,337

13

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

1,371,009,595

99.83

2,357,417

0.17

1,373,367,012

85.67

1,221,317

14

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

1,329,163,753

96.95

41,828,823

3.05

1,370,992,576

85.52

3,594,126

15

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

1,323,359,482

96.53

47,626,960

3.47

1,370,986,442

85.52

3,601,367

16

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

1,356,727,797

98.79

16,636,831

1.21

1,373,364,628

85.67

1,221,917

17

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

1,329,695,160

96.99

41,296,361

3.01

1,370,991,521

85.52

3,596,266

18

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

1,345,204,741

97.94

28,239,511

2.06

1,373,444,252

85.68

1,143,534

19

To declare a final dividend of 77 US cents per share.

1,373,539,723

99.99

1,639

0.01

1,373,541,362

85.68

1,046,372

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.

1,361,062,004

99.77

3,174,710

0.23

1,364,236,714

85.10

10,350,813

21

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

1,367,571,715

99.92

1,072,041

0.08

1,368,643,756

85.38

5,943,821

22

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

1,298,225,137

94.52

75,302,935

5.48

1,373,528,072

85.68

1,059,665

23

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

1,296,979,177

94.43

76,528,487

5.57

1,373,507,664

85.68

1,080,073

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.

1,364,329,818

99.46

7,372,538

0.54

1,371,702,356

85.57

2,885,369

25

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

1,264,503,838

92.08

108,825,633

7.92

1,373,329,471

85.67

1,257,317

 

Notes:

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

(ii) At 23 July 2013 there were 1,603,082,377 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 5 June 2013.

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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