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Spectris PLC - Result of AGM

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Spectris PLC
22 May 2020
 

Spectris plc

 

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 22 May 2020

 

At the Annual General Meeting of Spectris plc held earlier today, all resolutions were voted upon by poll and were passed by shareholders.  The full text of each resolution is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Spectris plc website at www.spectris.com.

 

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

 

 

 

 

Resolutions

Votes For

(including Discretionary votes)

Votes Against

Votes Cast

Votes Withheld

Number of shares

%

Number of shares

%

Number of shares

% of relevant shares in issue

Number of shares

1

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts of the Company for the financial year ended 31 December 2019

98,649,367

99.99

13,143

0.01

98,662,510

85.02%

1,580,303

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

99,226,707

99.63

365,712

0.37

99,592,419

85.82%

650,394

3

To elect Cathy Turner as a Non-executive Director of the Company

100,230,113

99.99

9,562

0.01

100,239,675

86.38%

3,139

4

To re-elect Andrew Heath as an Executive Director of the Company

100,234,963

99.99

6,294

0.01

100,241,257

86.38%

1,557

5

To re-elect Derek Harding as an Executive Director of the Company

99,471,200

99.23

769,905

0.77

100,241,105

86.38%

1,709

6

To re-elect Mark Williamson as a Non-executive Director of the Company

98,502,816

99.27

728,523

0.73

99,231,339

85.51%

1,011,475

7

To re-elect Karim Bitar as a Non-executive Director of the Company

100,155,536

99.92

84,295

0.08

100,239,831

86.38%

2,681

8

To re-elect Ulf Quellmann as a Non-executive Director of the Company

100,156,233

99.92

83,900

0.08

100,240,133

86.38%

2,681

9

To re-elect William (Bill) Seeger as a Non-executive Director of the Company

100,204,949

99.96

35,177

0.04

100,240,126

86.38%

2,681

10

To re-elect Kjersti Wiklund as a Non-executive Director of the Company

100,204,422

99.96

35,711

0.04

100,240,133

86.38%

2,681

11

To re-elect Martha Wyrsch as a Non-executive Director of the Company

100,158,345

99.92

82,721

0.08

100,241,066

86.38%

1,748

12

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company

100,234,078

100.00

4,647

0.00

100,238,725

86.38%

4,089

13

To authorise the Directors to agree the auditor's remuneration

100,235,124

100.00

2,997

0.00

100,238,121

86.38%

4,541

14

To authorise the Directors to allot ordinary shares

91,134,422

90.92

9,105,144

9.08

100,239,566

86.38%

3,248

15

To empower the Directors to allot ordinary shares for cash on a non pre-emptive basis

100,226,715

99.99

12,939

0.01

100,239,654

86.38%

3,160

16

To empower the Directors to allot ordinary shares for cash on a non pre-emptive basis for purposes of acquisitions or capital investments of up to 5% of the issued share capital of the Company

95,806,800

95.58

4,432,853

4.42

100,239,653

86.38%

3,160

17

To authorise the company to make market purchases of shares

98,955,389

98.82

1,184,966

1.18

100,140,355

86.29%

102,458

18

To allow the period of notice for general meetings of the Company (other than annual general meetings) to be not less than 14 clear days' notice

96,942,763

96.71

3,296,739

3.29

100,239,502

86.38%

3,312

 

The number of Ordinary shares in issue at the close of business on 21 May 2020 (excluding 5,130,792 treasury shares) was 116,048,529.

 

Any vote that gave the Chairman discretion have been included in the 'For' votes. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

 

Copies of the resolutions passed as Special Business at the AGM (resolutions 15 to 18 inclusive) will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism document viewing facility at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

A copy of the poll results will be shortly be available on the company's website at www.spectris.com.

 

The Board remains committed to allowing shareholders the opportunity to engage with the Board. Once restrictions have been lifted, the Board intends to put provisions in place for shareholders to meet with members of the Board. Details of this meeting will be published on the Company's website in due course.  Shareholders may register their interest in attending this meeting at cosec@spectris.com. 

 

 

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Eliza Unwin

Assistant Company Secretary

01784 470470

 

LEI Number: 213800Z4CO2CZO3M3T10

Date: 22 May 2020

 


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