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Wednesday 29 April, 2009

Croda International

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3942R
Croda International PLC
29 April 2009
 



Croda International Plc - Annual General Meeting


The eighty-fourth Annual General Meeting of Croda International Plc was held at Carlton Towers, Carlton, Goole, East Yorkshire DN14 9LZ on Wednesday 29 April 2009.


Proxy votes were received from ordinary shareholders in respect of 91,278,337 ordinary shares amounting to 67.02% of the issued share capital. The total number of ordinary shares in issue: 136,192,380 (excluding shares held in treasury).  


5.9% and 6.6% Cumulative Preference shareholders were entitled to vote on resolution 12 and their votes are included in the totals shown below. Proxy votes in respect of 17,254 5.9% preference shares and 1,900 6.6% preference shares were received amounting to 2.8% and 0.38% of the respective issued share capitals. The total number of 5.9% preference shares in issue: 615,562, 6.6% preference shares in issue: 498,434.


All resolutions put to the meeting were passed on a show of hands. The proxy votes cast in respect of the resolutions received prior to the meeting were as follows:


Resolution

For

Against

Discretion to Chairman

Discretion to Third Party

Withheld

1.    To receive the report of the directors and the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2008

90,968,314

100,307

120,942

1,605

87,169

        2.    To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 December 2008

83,340,432

6,880,555

131,452

1,605

924,292

3.    To declare a final dividend of 13.55 pence per ordinary share

91,087,825

0

120,295

1,605

68,612

4.    To re-elect M C Flower as a director

89,925,919

1,139,642

129,760

1,605

81,411

5.    To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors

90,164,242

270,692

125,584

1,605

716,213

6.    To authorise the directors to determine the remuneration of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

91,069,149

8,453

124,122

1,605

75,008

7.    To increase the authorised share capital from GBP 18,400,000 to GBP 24,211,125 by the creation of an additional 58,111,250 ordinary shares of 10p each

90,837,678

224,761

124,572

1,605

85,062

8.    Authorise the directors to allot relevant securities up to an aggregate nominal amount of £9,079,492

85,438,005

5,609,378

142,759

1,605

86,590

9.    To authorise the directors to allot equity securities without pre-emptive rights up to an aggregate nominal amount of £699,750

90,064,223

608,558

142,759

1,605

461,192

10.    To authorise market purchase of own shares up to a maximum of 13,500,000 ordinary shares

90,946,843

94,730

154,426

1,605

80,733

11.    That a general meeting (other than an annual general meeting) may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

88,744,129

1,151,174

149,175

1,605

1,232,254

12.    To amend the Articles of Association re authorised share capital 

90,767,142

219,418

213,833

1,605

95,493



Resolutions 1 to 8 (inclusive) were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 9 to 12 (inclusive) were passed as special resolutions. The full text of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, a copy of which is on the Company's website (investor centre) and has also been made available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, The Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS.


At the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting, David Dunn, retired from the Board. An announcement regarding his successor will be made in due course.






Louise Scott

Company Secretary & Legal Counsel    


29 April 2009


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