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Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Premier Farnell PLC

Result of AGM


 

 

Premier Farnell plc
 

Annual General Meeting of the Company
 

At the Company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today (12 June 2012), all of
the resolutions proposed were passed on a poll set out below. 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, full details of the resolutions passed
as special business will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and
will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 


The following table shows the votes cast on each resolution:

                                 VOTES      %      VOTES     %       VOTES   % of      VOTES
                                   FOR           AGAINST             TOTAL   ISC* WITHHELD**
                                                                            VOTED           
                                                                                            
Receive the  Directors'                                                                     
Report, Accounts and       306,972,185 100.00      2,433  0.00 306,974,618 82.94%      1,681
Auditors' Report                                                                            
                                                                                            
Approval of the Directors' 207,290,117  67.86 98,189,880 32.14 305,479,997 82.53%  1,494,302
Remuneration Report                                                                         
                                                                                            
Declare final dividend     306,978,926 100.00          0  0.00 306,978,926 82.94%        431
                                                                                            
Elect Val Gooding as a     306,425,158  99.83    529,983  0.17 306,955,141 82.93%     24,216
Director                                                                                    
                                                                                            
Elect Nicholas Cadbury     306,288,620  99.78    664,499  0.22 306,953,119 82.93%     26,238
as a Director                                                                               
                                                                                            
Re-elect Laurence Bain     306,276,537  99.78    663,248  0.22 306,939,785 82.93%     39,572
as a Director                                                                               
                                                                                            
Re-elect Andrew Dougal     291,123,988  94.84 15,830,743  5.16 306,954,731 82.93%     24,626
as a Director                                                                               
                                                                                            
Re-elect Dennis Millard    288,335,701  93.93 18,619,128  6.07 306,954,829 82.93%     24,528
as a Director                                                                               
                                                                                            
Re-elect Paul Withers as   291,111,921  94.84 15,840,885  5.16 306,952,806 82.93%     26,551
a Director                                                                                  
                                                                                            
Re-elect Thomas Reddin     289,866,312  94.43 17,085,461  5.57 306,951,773 82.93%     24,526
as a Director                                                                               
                                                                                            
Re-appoint                                                                                  
PricewaterhouseCoopers     289,311,061  99.39  1,790,048  0.61 291,101,109 78.65% 15,875,190
LLP as Auditors                                                                             
                                                                                            
Fix remuneration of                                                                         
PricewaterhouseCoopers     291,663,712  99.46  1,585,855  0.54 293,249,567 79.23% 13,729,790
 LLP as Auditors                                                                            
                                                                                            
Authority to allot shares  306,772,104  99.94    180,400  0.06 306,952,504 82.93%     26,853
                                                                                            
Donations to EU political  302,158,325  98.50  4,615,774  1.50 306,774,099 82.88%    203,558
organisations                                                                               
                                                                                            
Dis-apply pre-emption      306,854,731  99.98     54,361  0.02 306,909,092 82.92%     60,765
rights                                                                                      
                                                                                            
Buy-back of ordinary       306,916,068  99.98     53,104  0.02 306,969,172 82.94%     10,185
shares                                                                                      
                                                                                            
Buy-back of preference     306,878,130  99.97     91,209  0.03 306,969,339 82.94%     10,018
shares                                                                                      
                                                                                            
Notice of general          297,374,214  96.87  9,595,697  3.13 306,969,911 82.94%      9,446
meetings                                                                                    
                                                                                            

 

*ISC = Issued Share Capital

**A "Vote Withheld" is not a 'vote' in law and is not counted in the
calculation of the proportion of the votes 'For' and 'Against' the resolution.

 

The total number of ordinary shares of £0.05 each eligible to be voted at the
Annual General Meeting was 370,125,052. The scrutineers of the poll were
Computershare Investor Services PLC.

 

Enquiries:

Steven Webb - Company Secretary

Premier Farnell plc
 

12 June 2012