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Spectris PLC - Result of AGM

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Spectris PLC
25 May 2018
 

Voting Results of Spectris plc Annual General Meeting 2018

 

The Annual General Meeting of Spectris plwas held on Friday 25 May 2018 at 12.30pm. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. Resolutions 17 to 20 were passed as Special Resolutions.

 

The table below sets out the proxy voting results.

 

Resolution

Number of Votes For

% of Votes Cast

Number of Votes

Against

% of Votes Cast

Total % of Voting

Capital voted

Number of Votes Withheld*

1. To receive the annual report and accounts of the Company for the year ended 31 December 2017

98,456,663

99.93%

68,297

0.07%

83.78%

911,013

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

98,570,343

99.17%

821,736

0.83%

83.78%

43,894

3. To declare a final dividend of 37.5p per ordinary share for the year ended 31 December 2017

98,799,346

100.00%

0

0.00%

83.78%

636,628

4. To elect Karim Bitar as a Director

99,070,559

99.98%

18,146

0.02%

83.78%

347,268

5. To elect Mark Williamson as a Director

96,375,820

97.28%

2,698,694

2.72%

83.78%

361,459

6. To re-elect John O'Higgins as a Director

99,430,472

100.00%

3,970

0.00%

83.78%

1,532

7. To re-elect Clive Watson as a Director

98,860,101

99.42%

574,341

0.58%

83.78%

1,532

8. To re-elect Russell King as a Director

99,430,769

100.00%

3,719

0.00%

83.78%

1,486

9. To re-elect Ulf Quellmann as a Director

99,067,709

99.63%

366,735

0.37%

83.78%

1,529

10. To re-elect Bill Seeger as a Director

99,431,138

100.00%

3,350

0.00%

83.78%

1,486

11. To re-elect Kjersti Wiklund as a Director

99,103,248

99.68%

322,954

0.32%

83.78%

9,771

12. To re-elect Martha Wyrsch as a Director

98,302,078

99.60%

392,938

0.40%

83.78%

740,957

13. To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company

98,795,038

99.36%

640,255

0.64%

83.78%

681

14. To authorise the Directors to agree the remuneration of Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company

98,798,060

99.36%

637,230

0.64%

83.78%

684

15. To approve the Spectris Share Incentive Plan

99,418,982

99.99%

12,490

0.01%

83.78%

4,502

16. To authorise the Directors to allot shares

96,124,002

96.67%

3,310,239

3.33%

83.78%

1,733

17. Disapplication of pre-emption rights

99,423,200

99.99%

8,302

0.01%

83.78%

4,472

18. Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights

94,583,159

95.12%

4,849,038

4.88%

83.78%

3,776

19. To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares

98,923,722

99.50%

499,703

0.50%

83.78%

12,548

20. That the period of notice required for general meetings of the Company (other than annual general meetings) shall be not less than 14 clear days' notice

96,571,474

97.12%

2,863,531

2.88%

83.78%

969

 

* A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of proportion of votes For and Against a resolution.

 

Any votes that gave the Chairman discretion have been included in the For votes.

 

The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue at close of business on 23 May 2018 was 124,377,294 and the total voting capital was 118,685,804.

 

In accordance with the Listing Rule 9.6.2 R, copies of resolutions 15 to 20 will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, which is located at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

 

Rebecca Dunn

Deputy Company Secretary

01784 470 470

 

For and on behalf of Spectris plc

 

LEI Number: 213800Z4CO2CZO3M3T10

 

Date:  25 May 2018

 


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