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Thursday 10 May, 2012

National Express

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1190D
National Express Group PLC
10 May 2012
 

 

 

NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC ("the Company")

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - VOTING RESULTS

 

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 10 May 2012 all of the resolutions proposed in the Notice of Meeting were passed by shareholders by means of a poll vote.  The votes cast were as follows:

 


Resolution

For/Discretionary

Against

Withheld

Total

1.

To receive the reports of the Directors and the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011.

 

 

440,422,220

 

 

125,690

 

 

54,284

 

 

440,547,910

2.

To approve the Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2011.

 

434,590,033

 

3,379,761

 

2,633,703

 

437,969,794

3.

To declare a final dividend of 6.5 pence per ordinary share.

 

440,524,797

 

51,259

 

27,127

 

440,576,056

4.

To re-elect John Devaney as a director.

 

326,072,483

 

3,884,273

 

110,638,754

 

329,956,756

5.

To re-elect Dean Finch as a Director.

438,747,379

 

1,755,261

93,625

440,502,640

6.

To re-elect Jorge Cosmen as a Director.

429,484,973

9,285,391

1,824,813

438,770,364

7.

. To re-elect Sir Andrew Foster as a   Director.

 

438,170,810

 

2,299,454

 

126,353

 

440,470,264

8.

To re-elect Jez Maiden as a Director.

 

438,665,490

 

1,788,797

 

142,948

 

440,454,287

9.

To re-elect Tim Score as a Director.

437,250,828

3,241,734

102,282

440,492,562

10.

To elect Joaquin Ayuso as a Director.

 

437,585,861

 

2,158,666

 

849,661

 

439,744,527

11.

To elect Lee Sander as a Director.

 

436,622,857

 

3,065,609

 

905,722

 

439,688,466

12.

To elect Chris Muntwyler as a  

Director.

 

438,635,914

 

1,827,451

 

131,749

 

440,463,365

13.

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as Auditor of the Company.

 

430,105,480

 

470,417

 

10,021,357

 

430,575,897

14.

To authorise the Directors to fix the Auditor's remuneration.

 

430,437,880

 

95,022

 

10,028,352

 

430,568,902

15.

To confer on the Directors a general authority to allot shares.

 

437,655,605

 

1,091,722

 

1,849,927

 

438,747,327

16.*

To disapply statutory pre-emption rights relating to ordinary shares allotted under the authority granted by resolution 15.

 

 

440,220,214

 

 

200,359

 

 

176,880

 

 

440,420,573

17.*

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares.

 

439,323,044

 

415,283

 

862,745

 

439,738,327

18.

To authorise political donations under the Companies Act 2006.

 

438,263,470

 

2,203,504

 

134,288

 

440,466,974

19.*

To renew authority to hold general meetings other than AGMs on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

 

432,640,025

 

7,890,450

 

73,107

 

440,530,475

 

*     Special Resolution

 

 

The number of shares in issue at the date of this announcement was 511,732,603.

 

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism, which is located at www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

A copy of the poll results for the Annual General Meeting is also available on the National Express Group website at www.nationalexpressgroup.com/investors/agm.

 

The full text of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Meeting which is also available on the National Express Group website (www.nationalexpressgroup.com/investors/agm).

 

Chairmanship of Remuneration Committee

 

As announced on 13 March 2012, following Miranda Curtis's decision to stand down from the Board at the conclusion of today's Annual General Meeting, non-executive Director, Sir Andrew Foster, has agreed to replace Miranda as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee with immediate effect.

 

Michael Hampson

Company Secretary

Telephone 0207 805 3808

 

10 May 2012

 

 


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