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Friday 20 September, 2019

Diageo PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1110N
Diageo PLC
20 September 2019
 

Diageo plc

LEI: 213800ZVIELEA55JMJ32

 

Result of Annual General Meeting

 

At the Annual General Meeting of Diageo plc held on Thursday, 19 September 2019, all resolutions contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019 were duly passed.

 

The results of the poll held at the AGM are as follows:

 

 

 

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES WITHHELD

1)   

Report and accounts 2019

1,751,080,621

99.82%

3,167,328

0.18%

6,446,855

2)   

Directors' remuneration report 2019

1,694,726,156

96.88%

54,505,285

3.12%

11,478,228

3)   

Declaration of final dividend

1,759,349,182

99.95%

885,756

0.05%

507,286

4)   

Election of D Crew as a director

1,750,285,859

99.45%

9,639,086

0.55%

760,166

5)   

Re-election of Lord Davies as a director

1,751,339,509

99.51%

8,614,590

0.49%

724,818

6)   

Re-election of J Ferrán as a director

1,751,857,528

99.54%

8,127,981

0.46%

698,754

7)   

Re-election of S Kilsby as a director

1,737,329,385

98.80%

21,124,739

1.20%

2,232,474

8)   

Re-election of H KwonPing as a director

1,557,452,435

88.66%

199,120,023

11.34%

4,109,840

9)   

Re-election of N Mendelsohn as a director

1,754,372,724

99.88%

2,169,235

0.12%

4,132,955

10)  

Re-election of I Menezes as a director

1,758,810,233

99.93%

1,206,397

0.07%

680,441

11)  

Re-election of K Mikells as a director

1,753,526,244

99.63%

6,424,283

0.37%

708,020

12)  

Re-election of A Stewart as a director

1,756,750,625

99.82%

3,226,244

0.18%

712,593

13)  

Re-appointment of auditor

1,758,293,787

99.89%

1,852,093

0.11%

553,554

14)  

Remuneration of auditor

1,755,796,779

99.81%

3,351,818

0.19%

642,441

15)  

Authority to make political donations and/or to incur political expenditure

1,709,874,147

97.65%

41,238,130

2.35%

8,705,966

16)  

Authority to allot shares

1,727,277,967

98.22%

31,361,516

1.78%

1,146,539

17)  

Approval of the Irish Sharesave Scheme

1,743,406,158

99.20%

14,083,443

0.80%

2,262,911

18)  

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

1,749,753,190

99.55%

7,983,575

0.45%

2,000,071

19)  

Authority to purchase own shares

1,732,891,809

98.59%

24,761,775

1.41%

2,133,922

20)  

Reduced notice of general meeting other than an AGM

1,631,406,327

93.18%

119,328,898

6.82%

9,026,372

21)  

Approval and adoption of new articles of association

1,755,052,456

99.82%

3,103,133

0.18%

1,572,402

 

 

On 17 September 2019, there were 2,363,532,692 ordinary shares (excluding treasury shares) in issue.

 

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

 

 

James Edmunds

Deputy Company Secretary
 

20 September 2019

 


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