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Tuesday 07 September, 2021

Smith (DS) PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 0213L
Smith (DS) PLC
07 September 2021
 

 

7 September 2021

 

DS SMITH PLC

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

The Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on 7 September 2021. All resolutions were decided on a poll. All resolutions were passed. Resolutions 1 to 14 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 15 to 18 were passed as special resolutions. The voting results are given below.

 



For

(incl discretionary)  

For

(% of votes cast)

Against

Against

  (% of votes cast)

Total number of votes cast

Votes cast   (% of issued share capital)

Votes Withheld

1

Annual Report and financial statements

1,045,452,012

99.93

751,856

0.07

1,046,203,868

76.16

968,757

2

Final dividend

1,044,963,981

99.79

2,187,107

0.21

1,047,151,088

76.23

21,537

3

Directors' Remuneration Report

911,292,156

87.33

132,264,013

12.67

1,043,556,169

75.97

3,616,456

4

Mr Drabble

954,056,655

91.12

93,017,102

8.88

1,047,073,757

76.23

98,868

5

Mr Roberts

1,001,787,777

95.67

45,291,651

4.33

1,047,079,428

76.23

93,197

6

Mr Marsh

1,033,141,594

98.67

13,933,522

1.33

1,047,075,116

76.23

97,509

7

Ms Baxter

982,300,675

93.81

64,769,480

6.19

1,047,070,155

76.23

102,470

8

Ms Kessel

1,025,627,216

97.95

21,433,209

2.05

1,047,060,425

76.23

112,200

9

Mr Robbie

1,024,894,963

97.88

22,177,617

2.12

1,047,072,580

76.23

100,045

10

Ms Smalley

1,025,619,109

97.95

21,446,716

2.05

1,047,065,825

76.23

106,800

11

Mr Soames

1,024,888,696

97.88

22,179,774

2.12

1,047,068,470

76.23

104,155

12

Re-appoint the auditor

989,107,041

94.72

55,180,581

5.28

1,044,287,622

76.02

2,885,003

13

Auditor's remuneration

1,001,304,785

95.88

43,008,477

4.12

1,044,313,262

76.03

2,859,363

14

Authority to allot shares

963,302,167

92.00

83,795,701

8.00

1,047,097,868

76.23

74,757

15

Pre-emption rights

980,450,824

94.27

59,630,110

5.73

1,040,080,934

75.72

7,091,691

16

Pre-emption rights additional powers

944,549,654

90.81

95,548,772

9.19

1,040,098,426

75.72

7,074,199

17

Authority to purchase own shares

1,035,053,729

99.04

10,063,604

0.96

1,045,117,333

76.09

2,055,292

18

GM notice period

1,014,432,145

96.88

32,697,148

3.12

1,047,129,293

76.23%

43,332

 

Please note a 'vote withheld' is not a vote under English law and is not counted in the calculation of votes 'for' and 'against' a resolution or the total number of votes cast.

 

The total number of Ordinary Shares in issue on 7 September 2021 was 1,373,613,861 . Shareholders are entitled to one vote per Ordinary Share held.

 

Copies of the resolutions required to be made available for inspection in accordance with LR 9.6.2 have been submitted today to the Financial Conduct Authority and will shortly be available for inspection on the National Storage Mechanism website at

https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

Results of the poll will also be available to view on the Company's website at www.dssmith.com .

 

Company Official Responsible for making this notification:

 

Iain Simm

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

 

Date of this notification

7 September 2021

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