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Howden Joinery Group Plc's Annual General Meeting

09 May 2013

At the Annual General Meeting of Howden Joinery Group Plc held on 9 May 2013, all resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed on a poll with the required majorities. The full text of each resolution is contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting. Resolutions 12 to 17 were passed as special business of the AGM. Resolutions 15 to 17 were passed as special resolutions.

The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue at the close of business on 8 May 2013 was 642,782,361.

The final votes received in respect of each resolution put to the meeting were as set out below.

Resolution Number Votes for (including discretionary votes) % Votes for Votes against % Votes against Total number of votes validly cast % of the Company's issued share capital represented by votes validly cast Votes withheld*
1 Annual report & accounts 481,403,734 99.98 98,374 0.02 481,502,108 74.91 2,010,500
2 Final Dividend 483,511,372 100.00 577 0.00 483,511,949 75.22 659
3 Re-elect Will Samuel 479,173,809 99.10 4,331,486 0.90 483,505,295 75.22 7,313
4 Re-elect Angus Cockburn 482,506,902 99.79 996,066 0.21 483,502,968 75.22 9,140
5 Re-elect Michael Wemms 481,236,317 99.53 2,268,478 0.47 483,504,795 75.22 7,813
6 Re-elect Tiffany Hall 482,498,874 99.79 1,007,537 0.21 483,506,411 75.22 6,197
7 Re-elect Mark Allen 482,510,008 99.79 994,887 0.21 483,504,895 75.22 7,713
8 Re-elect Matthew Ingle 482,946,001 99.88 558,467 0.12 483,504,468 75.22 8,140
9 Re-elect Mark Robson 482,957,177 99.89 548,041 0.11 483,505,218 75.22 7,390
10 Re-appoint Auditors 476,559,993 99.13 4,187,880 0.87 480,747,873 74.79 2,764,735
11 Auditors' Remuneration 478,711,801 99.16 4,040,521 0.84 482,752,322 75.10 759,286
12 Remuneration Report 453,252,534 98.49 6,958,534 1.51 460,211,068 71.60 23,301,040
13 Authority to make political donations 479,511,550 99.61 1,892,438 0.39 481,403,988 74.89 2,106,117
14 Authority to allot shares 474,967,157 98.24 8,514,875 1.76 483,482,032 75.22 30,546
15 Disapply of pre-emption rights 482,743,144 99.85 730,519 0.15 483,473,663 75.22 39,045
16 Purchase own shares 483,463,743 99.99 35,830 0.01 483,499,573 75.22 12,535
17 Authority to call a general meeting on 14 clear days' notice 466,690,604 96.52 16,816,269 3.48 483,506,873 75.22 5,735

*A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law. Votes "withheld" were not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against each of the resolutions.

In accordance with the Listing Rules, a copy of the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

Full details of the poll results will also be available on the Company's website: www.howdenjoinerygroupplc.com/investors/shareholder/agm/

 

Enquiries should be directed to:

Forbes McNaughton, Deputy Company Secretary: +44 (0)207 535 1137

 

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