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Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Johnson Matthey PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 8817F
Johnson Matthey PLC
17 July 2019
 

Johnson Matthey Plc Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 17 July 2019

Poll Results

Johnson Matthey Plc (the "Company") announces that at today's Annual General Meeting all resolutions were passed on a poll. The result of the poll is set out below.

Resolution

For

For (%)*

Against

Against (%)*

Votes Total

% of Issued Share Capital

Votes Withheld**

1.    To receive the Company's accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019.

 

149,824,905

99.99

20,984

0.01

149,845,889

77.43%

908,282

2.    To approve the directors' remuneration report, other than the part containing the directors' remuneration policy, for the year ended 31st March 2019.

 

147,872,019

98.99

1,508,764

1.01

149,380,783

77.19%

1,370,852

3.    To declare a final dividend of 62.25 pence per share on the ordinary shares.

 

150,723,755

100.00

156

0.00

150,723,911

77.88%

28,399

4.    To elect Ms X Liu as a director of the Company.

 

149,720,215

99.35

986,162

0.65

150,706,377

77.87%

47,817

5.    To re-elect Mr AM Ferguson as a director of the Company.

 

148,363,542

98.44

2,344,706

1.56

150,708,248

77.87%

45,946

6.    To re-elect Dr JV Griffiths as a director of the Company.

 

150,123,384

99.61

586,676

0.39

150,710,060

77.87%

44,134

7.    To re-elect RJ MacLeod as a director of the Company.

 

149,542,321

99.23

1,164,852

0.77

150,707,173

77.87%

47,021

8.    To re-elect Mrs AO Manz as a director of the Company.

 

149,461,620

99.17

1,245,105

0.83

150,706,725

77.87%

47,469

9.    To re-elect Mr CJ Mottershead as a director of the Company

 

149,352,576

99.10

1,356,877

0.90

150,709,453

77.87%

44,741

10.  To re-elect Mr J O'Higgins as a director of the Company.

 

149,317,108

99.08

1,392,102

0.92

150,709,210

77.87%

44,984

11.  To re-elect Mr P Thomas as a director of the Company.

 

149,384,962

99.12

1,324,281

0.88

150,709,243

77.87%

44,951

12.  To re-elect Mr JF Walker as a director of the Company.

 

149,483,404

99.19

1,226,176

0.81

150,709,580

77.87%

44,614

13.  To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor for the forthcoming year.

 

150,418,847

99.81

291,561

0.19

150,710,408

77.87%

42,286

14.  To authorise the Audit Committee of the board to determine the remuneration of the auditor.

 

150,462,494

99.83

253,176

0.17

150,715,670

77.88%

38,524

15.  To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations and incur political expenditure within certain limits.

 

146,677,610

97.71

3,432,493

2.29

150,110,103

77.56%

644,091

16.  To authorise the directors to allot shares.

 

133,604,023

88.63

17,138,114

11.37

150,742,137

77.89%

12,057

17.  To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares.

 

149,073,475

99.72

418,307

0.28

149,491,782

77.24%

1,262,412

18.  To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares in connection with an acquisition or other capital investment.

 

141,034,850

94.34

8,456,555

5.66

149,491,405

77.24%

1,262,788

19.  To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares.

 

148,720,812

98.85

1,729,148

1.15

150,449,960

77.74%

304,233

20. To authorise the Company to call general meetings other than annual general meetings on not less than 14 clear days' notice

 

140,242,765

93.43

9,869,515

6.57

150,112,280

77.56%

641,914

21. To adopt new Articles of Association of the Company.

 

150,081,041

99.99

21,659

0.01

150,102,700

77.56%

651,494

 

*          Figures shown are percentages of total votes cast excluding votes withheld.

**        A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for or against a resolution.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions have been forward to the Financial Conduct Authority for publication through the Document Viewing Facility and will be accessible via the National Storage Mechanism website.

 

S Farrant

Company Secretary

17 July 2019

 

 


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