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Thursday 05 January, 2017

Sports Direct Intl.

Result of Meeting

RNS Number : 4625T
Sports Direct International Plc
05 January 2017
 

5 January 2017



SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC

("Sports Direct" or the "Company")

Results of General Meeting ("GM")

Sports Direct announces the result of the poll on the resolution put at its GM held on Thursday 5 January 2017 at Unit D, Brook Park East, Shirebrook, NG20 8RY at 11.00am.


VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC1 VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD2

That Dr Keith Hellawell be re-elected as a director.

413,116,768

80.92

97,400,038

19.08

510,516,806

86.07%

3,600,504

 

                 

As above, the resolution was passed, however for full transparency the Company has illustrated below the result of the poll on the resolution showing only the votes of independent shareholders:

                 


VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC1 VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD2

That Dr Keith Hellawell be re-elected as a director.

83,116,768

46.04

97,400,038

53.96

180,516,806

68.61%

3,600,504

 

 

                  Note 1: Issued Share Capital.

 

Note 2: A 'vote withheld' is not a vote under English law and is not counted in the calculation of votes 'for' or 'against' a  resolution.

Mike Ashley, the majority shareholder and Chief Executive, said: "Keith has my full backing and will be continuing in his role on the basis that he has the unanimous support of the Board. I note that many of those who voted against Keith have acknowledged that we have made positive progress since the AGM." 

Ends.

 

Sports Direct International plc

Cameron Olsen, Company Secretary                    T. 0344 245 9200

                                                                          E. [email protected] 

 

KBA PR                                   

Keith Bishop                                                       T. 0207 734 9995

                                                                          E. [email protected] 

 

 

 

 


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