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Unilever PLC (ULVR)

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Wednesday 11 May, 2005

Unilever PLC

Result of AGM

Unilever PLC
11 May 2005


                            All RESOLUTIONS APPROVED

Unilever PLC shareholders today approved all resolutions put to the annual
general meeting in London. Voting was by poll on each resolution and the results
are set out below.

All resolutions put to the annual general meeting in Rotterdam on 10 May 2005
were also approved.

All continuing directors stood for election and were duly re-elected. These were
Patrick Cescau, Kees van der Graaf, Rudy Markham, Antony Burgmans, The Rt. Hon
The Lord Brittan of Spennithorne QC, The Rt. Hon The Baroness Chalker of
Wallasey, Bertrand Collomb, Professor Wim Dik, Oscar Fanjul, Hilmar Kopper, The
Lord Simon of Highbury and Jeroen van der Veer. Ralph Kugler was proposed for
election for the first time and was duly elected.

Andre baron van Heemstra, Keki Dadiseth and Clive Butler retired as executive
directors at the meeting. Claudio X Gonzalez retired as a non-executive director
at the meeting.


  RESOLUTION                                                      FOR                   AGAINST             ABSTAIN   
                                                           %         Votes          %          Votes         Votes    

  1             Receive the Report and Accounts           99.90   1,677,118,736       0.10     1,674,575    35,710,998
  2             Approve the Directors' Remuneration       87.88   1,081,598,001      12.12   149,168,801   483,746,671
  3             Declaration of a Dividend on the          99.99   1,711,195,281       0.01       124,321     3,190,753
                Ordinary Shares                                                                                       
  4             Re-election of PJ Cescau                  99.33   1,698,497,428       0.67    11,376,301     4,627,980
  5             Re-election of Mr CJ van der Graaf        99.58   1,702,515,357       0.42     7,123,079     4,737,628
  6             Re-election of RHP Markham                99.62   1,703,284,344       0.38     6,492,048     4,730,015
  7             Election of Mr RD Kugler                  99.62   1,703,678,827       0.38     6,535,796     4,280,118
  8             Re-election of Mr A Burgmans              98.33   1,587,532,403       1.67    26,993,651    99,969,351
  9             Re-election of Lord Brittan of            99.61   1,698,731,440       0.39     6,635,210     9,085,598
  10            Re-election of Baroness Chalker of        99.66   1,703,924,228       0.34     5,820,407     4,743,638
  11            Re-election of Mr B Collomb               98.76   1,641,093,181       1.24    20,579,501    52,694,983
  12            Re-election of Professor W Dik            99.44   1,659,114,646       0.56     9,323,073    46,042,574
  13            Re-election of O Fanjul                   98.49   1,669,988,056       1.51    25,556,216    18,940,701
  14            Re-election of Mr H Kopper                99.67   1,703,699,298       0.33     5,615,206     5,186,156
  15            Re-election of The Lord Simon of          99.78   1,705,942,675       0.22     3,820,693     4,742,888
                Highbury CBE                                                                                          
  16            Re-election of Mr J van der Veer          99.81   1,705,969,369       0.19     3,234,254     5,163,579
  17            Re-appointment of Auditors                99.38   1,686,737,590       0.62    10,543,962    17,230,477
  18            Remuneration of Auditors                  99.65   1,704,688,691       0.35     5,910,132     3,894,563
  19            Authority to issue shares                 99.71   1,705,849,060       0.29     5,017,178     3,627,383
  20            Authority to disapply pre-emption         99.66   1,704,359,821       0.34     5,777,654     4,363,397
  21            Authority to purchase own shares          99.93   1,706,054,348       0.07     1,138,527     7,302,412
  22            Articles in relation to appointment of    99.91   1,708,074,112       0.09     1,546,344     4,860,180
                a Group Chief Executive                                                                               
  23            Articles in relation to Directors'        99.80   1,705,470,918       0.20     3,483,059     5,503,024
  24            To approve The Unilever Global            96.48   1,618,802,285       3.52    59,077,437    36,602,455
                Performance Share Plan 2005                                                                           
  25            To approve The Unilever PLC Sharesave     99.35   1,698,610,794       0.65    11,110,008     4,755,688

Votes cast as a percentage of issued share capital was approximately 58.88%.

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