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Friday 07 February, 2020

Compass Group PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3597C
Compass Group PLC
07 February 2020
 

Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) No. 2138008M6MH9OZ6U2T68

 

 

COMPASS GROUP PLC          

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - 6 FEBRUARY 2020: POLL RESULTS

 

The Compass Group PLC Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 6 February 2020. All resolutions  were decided on a poll and all resolutions proposed at the Meeting were passed.  

 

The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions, and the number of votes withheld are set out below:

 

 

Res

No

Details

No. of Votes 'For' & 'Discretionary

%

No. of Votes

'Against'

%

Total No. of

Votes Cast

No. of 

Votes

Withheld

1

Receive and adopt the Annual Report and Accounts

1,273,284,464

99.98

315,237

0.02

1,273,599,701

5,641,809

2

Receive and adopt the Directors' Remuneration Report

1,197,897,440

93.85

78,502,084

6.15

1,276,399,524

2,841,986

3

Declare a final dividend

1,277,672,844

99.90

1,286,566

0.10

1,278,959,410

282,196

4

Elect Karen Witts

1,272,465,295

99.50

6,404,628

0.50

1,278,869,923

371,561

5

Re-elect Dominic Blakemore

1,276,101,197

99.78

2,777,051

0.22

1,278,878,248

363,106

6

Re-elect Gary Green

1,276,726,036

99.83

2,151,353

0.17

1,278,877,389

363,824

7

Re-elect Carol Arrowsmith

1,258,334,885

98.39

20,541,403

1.61

1,278,876,288

364,925

8

Re-elect John Bason

1,276,480,518

99.81

2,396,463

0.19

1,278,876,981

364,277

9

Re-elect Stefan Bomhard

1,276,165,198

99.79

2,708,269

0.21

1,278,873,467

367,746

10

Re-elect John Bryant

1,278,118,974

99.94

755,559

0.06

1,278,874,533

366,680

11

Re-elect Anne-Francoise Nesmes

1,270,759,346

99.37

8,114,790

0.63

1,278,874,136

367,077

12

Re-elect Nelson Silva

1,277,801,399

99.92

1,072,722

0.08

1,278,874,121

367,092

13

Re-elect Ireena Vittal

1,214,422,130

94.96

64,453,070

5.04

1,278,875,200

366,057

14

Re-elect Paul Walsh

1,216,310,909

97.32

33,483,382

2.68

1,249,794,291

29,447,063

15

Re-appoint KPMG LLP as Company's auditors

1,271,429,352

99.99

79,409

0.01

1,271,508,761

7,732,548

16

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the Auditor's remuneration

1,278,881,006

99.99

68,456

0.01

1,278,949,462

291,751

17

EU political donations

1,229,470,361

96.59

43,375,838

3.41

1,272,846,199

6,395,014

18

Approve amendment to operation of Remuneration Policy

1,275,315,390

99.94

823,446

0.06

1,276,138,836

3,102,377

19

Authority to allot shares

1,177,522,090

92.06

101,583,535

7.94

1,279,105,625

135,588

20

Authority to allot shares for cash*

1,222,033,081

95.78

53,793,984

4.22

1,275,827,065

3,414,148

21

Additional authority to allot shares for cash in limited circumstances*

1,213,335,172

95.10

62,499,845

4.90

1,275,835,017

3,406,196

22

Authority to purchase shares*

1,263,503,849

98.84

14,828,374

1.16

1,278,332,223

908,989

23

Reduce General Meeting notice periods*

1,169,538,598

91.86

103,620,776

8.14

1,273,159,374

6,081,884

 

* Passed as a special resolution.

 

Votes 'withheld' have not been included in the calculation of whether a resolution is carried.  Percentages have been rounded to two decimal places.

 

A copy of the above results will shortly be available in the investor section of the Company's website

www.compass-group.com.

 

A copy of all of the Resolutions passed, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and in due course will be available to view at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.

 

As at the close of business on 6 February 2020, the issued share capital was 1,589,736,625 ordinary shares of

11 1/20 pence each of which 1,669,543 were held as treasury shares and the total number of voting rights in respect of these ordinary shares (excluding treasury shares) was 1,588,067,082 each ordinary share having one vote.

 

 

ENDS

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Investors/Analysts:              Alison Yapp, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

                              

 

 

 

Note to Editors: Compass Group PLC is the world's leading food service company, which generated annual revenues of £25.2 billion in the year to 30 September 2019. It operates in around 45 countries, employs and engages around 600,000 people and serves over 5.5 billion meals a year. The Company specialises in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Sports & Leisure and Defence, Offshore & Remote, with an established brand portfolio.


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