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Wednesday 28 April, 2010

Croda International

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 9895K
Croda International PLC
28 April 2010
 



Croda International Plc - Annual General Meeting

 

The eighty-fifth Annual General Meeting of Croda International Plc was held at Carlton Towers, Carlton, Goole, East Yorkshire DN14 9LZ on Wednesday 28 April 2010.

 

Proxy votes were received from ordinary shareholders in respect of 85,606,678 ordinary shares amounting to 62.34% of the issued share capital.  The total number of ordinary shares in issue:  137,312,439 (excluding shares held in treasury). 

 

5.9% and 6.6% Cumulative Preference shareholders were entitled to vote on resolution 13 and their votes are included in the totals shown below.  Proxy votes in respect of 250,279 5.9% preference shares and 104,342 6.6% preference shares were received amounting to 40.65% and 20.93% 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 2009

85,345,697

107,057

69,571

13,562

70,791

2.     To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 December 2009

83,128,307

1,739,355

72,879

13,562

652,575

3.    To declare a final dividend of 15 pence per ordinary share

85,448,387

5,907

68,697

13,562

70,125

4.    To elect P N N Turner as a director

85,070,599

331,706

91,128

13,562

99,683

5.    To re-elect M Humphrey as a director

83,580,790

1,729,026

90,148

13,562

193,152

6.    To re-elect M S Christie as a director

84,984,573

429,572

90,334

13,562

88,637

7.    To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors

84,641,303

200,496

73,885

13,562

677,432

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

85,305,190

139,742

75,291

13,562

72,893

9.    To authorise the directors to allot relevant securities up to an aggregate nominal amount of £4,531,310

77,268,054

5,465,648

74,513

13,562

2,784,245

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

85,410,359

24,187

76,807

13,562

81,763

11.   To authorise market purchase of own shares up to a maximum of 13,700,000 ordinary shares

85,345,479

91,808

73,675

13,562

82,154

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

81,432,895

4,009,167

74,896

13,562

76,158

13.   Amendments the Articles of Association

82,529,076

3,155,584

177,668

13,562

85,409

 

 

Resolutions 1 to 9 (inclusive) were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 10 to 13 (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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Scott

Company Secretary & Legal Counsel      

 

28 April 2010


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