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Howden Joinery Group Plc's Annual General Meeting

06 May 2015

At the Annual General Meeting of Howden Joinery Group Plc held on 6 May 2015, 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 13 to 18 were passed as special business of the AGM. Resolutions 16 to 19 were passed as special resolutions.

The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue at the close of business on 5 May 2015 was 651,580,815.

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 482,945,123 99.61 1,873,218 0.39 484,818,341 74.41% 225,848
2 Directors' remuneration report 472,485,448 97.46 12,336,984 2.54 484,822,432 74.41% 221,756
3 Final Dividend 484,838,872 100.00 3,344 0.00 484,842,216 74.41% 201,973
4 Re-elect Will Samuel 476,679,031 98.38 7,850,284 1.62 484,529,315 74.36% 514,373
5 Re-elect Matthew Ingle 483,553,136 99.73 1,286,180 0.27 484,839,316 74.41% 204,873
6 Re-elect Mark Robson 483,357,033 99.69 1,481,456 0.31 484,838,489 74.41% 205,700
7 Re-elect Mark Allen 477,431,315 99.43 2,716,428 0.57 480,147,743 73.69% 4,896,445
8 Re-elect Tiffany Hall 484,149,327 99.86 690,089 0.14 484,839,416 74.41% 204,773
9 Re-elect Richard Pennycook 477,428,174 98.47 7,409,165 1.53 484,837,339 74.41% 206,850
10 Re-elect Michael Wemms 484,167,009 99.86 670,557 0.14 484,837,566 74.41% 206,623
11 Re-appoint Auditors 462,377,741 95.37 22,452,908 4.63 484,830,649 74.41% 213,539
12 Auditors' Remuneration 478,579,736 98.71 6,242,438 1.29 484,822,174 74.41% 221,515
13 Authority to make political donations 479,706,347 98.96 5,056,203 1.04 484,762,550 74.40% 280,389
14 Approval of share plan rules 484,143,893 99.86 678,773 0.14 484,822,666 74.41% 219,523
15 Authority to allot shares 460,472,562 95.04 24,017,887 4.96 484,490,449 74.36% 551,740
16 Disapplication of pre-emption rights 475,657,793 99.95 258,170 0.05 475,915,963 73.04% 9,126,226
17 Purchase own shares 484,797,786 99.99 35,559 0.01 484,833,345 74.41% 208,844
18 Authority to call a general meeting on 14 clear days' notice 454,733,702 93.79 30,104,424 6.21 484,838,126 74.41% 206,063

*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: http://www.howdenjoinerygroupplc.com/investors/shareholder/agm/

 

Enquiries should be directed to:

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

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