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Thursday 28 July, 2005


Result of AGM

28 July 2005

                                 SABMiller plc

28 July 2005 The board of SABMiller plc announces the results of the polls taken
on all resolutions at the Annual General Meeting of the Company, held earlier
today. All resolutions were approved by substantial majorities ranging from 95%
to 100%. Full details of the poll results are set out below and will also be
available on the Company's website:

Resolution                                                   VOTES FOR      % FOR*   VOTES      % AGAINST     VOTES     
                                                                                     AGAINST                 WITHHELD** 
 1  To receive and adopt the financial statements for the    806,070,299    99.36    5,190,102     0.64       25,593,176
    year ended 31 March 2005, together with the reports of
    the directors and auditors therein.

 2  To approve the directors' remuneration report contained  800,968,729    96.23   31,419,805     3.77       4,464,833
    in the Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2005.

 3  To elect Mr J A Manzoni as a director of the Company.    833,289,510    99.80    1,708,037     0.20       1,856,030

 4  To re-elect Mr M C Ramaphosa as a director of the        830,750,098    99.57    3,600,182     0.43       2,503,297

 5  To re-elect MR E A G Mackay as a director of the         829,825,206    99.52    4,011,745     0.48       3,015,416

 6  To declare a final dividend of 26 US cents per share.    836,608,610    100.00     3,099       0.00        241,605

 7  To re-appoint PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors to  819,867,662    98.13   15,601,497     1.87       1,384,418
    hold office from the conclusion of the Meeting until
    the conclusion of the next Annual general Meeting.

 8  To authorise the directors to fix the remuneration of    835,573,225    99.85    1,271,114     0.15         9,238
    the auditors.

 9  To give a general power and authority to the directors   799,143,793    95.51   37,602,568     4.49        107,216
    under Section 80 of the Companies Act 1985 to allot
    relevant securities.

10  To give a general power and authority to the directors   793,956,593    94.88   42,886,018     5.12         10,744
    under Section 89 of the Companies Act 1985 to allot
    ordinary shares for cash otherwise than pro rata to all

11  To give a general authority to the directors to make     809,795,586    96.77   27,036,751     3.23         21,240
    market purchases of ordinary shares of US$0.10 each in
    the capital of the Company.

12  To approve the Contingent Purchase Contract.             809,439,420    96.76   27,065,828     3.24        347,897

*Votes 'FOR' include those votes giving the Chairman discretion

** The votes 'Withheld' are not counted towards the votes cast at the Annual
General Meeting.

Full details of the resolutions were set out in the Notice of Annual General
Meeting, dated 6 June 2005

Resolutions 1 to 9 were ordinary resolutions, requiring more than 50% of
shareholders' votes to be for the resolutions.

Resolutions 10, 11 and 12 were special resolutions, requiring at least 75% of
shareholders' votes to be for the resolutions

Copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, have been
submitted to the UK Listing Authority ('UKLA') and will soon be available for
inspection at the UKLA's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 5HS

A.O.C. Tonkinson, Group Secretary:
Tel: 020 7659 2118

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