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Result of AGM
RNS Number : 6627B
Debenhams plc
11 January 2018
 

Debenhams plc, Registration Number:  5448421

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

Debenhams plc held its annual general meeting for shareholders at 2pm today, 11 January 2018.  The following table shows the results of the poll on all 21 resolutions. All resolutions were approved.

 

As at 11 January 2018, Debenhams plc's capital consists of 1,286,863,381 ordinary shares of 0.01p each.  The Company holds 59,041,231 ordinary shares in Treasury.  Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Debenhams plc is 1,227,822,150. 

 

The votes for and against below are expressed as a percentage of votes received.

 

 Resolution


VOTES
FOR

(Note 1)

VOTES
AGAINST

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD

(Note 2)

1

To receive the directors' report and accounts for the year ended 2 September 2017.

 

985,958,843

(100%)

15,605

(0%)

985,974,448

80.30

824,491

2

To approve the directors' remuneration policy.

 

970,819,747

(98.57)

14,128,060

(1.43)

984,947,807

80.22

1,851,132

3

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 2 September 2017.

 

969,260,811

(98.55)

14,271,502

(1.45)

983,532,313

80.10

3,266,626

4

To declare a final dividend of 2.4p per share for the year ended 2 September 2017.

 

986,781,044

(100.00)

13,924

(0.00)

986,794,968

80.37

3,971

5

To elect David Adams as a Director

 

701,737,090

(89.37)

83,491,707

(10.63)

785,228,797

63.95

201,570,142

6

To re-elect Ian Cheshire as a director.

 

976,940,697

(99.33)

6,584,534

(0.67)

983,525,231

80.10

3,273,708

7

To re- elect Sergio Bucher as a director.

 

985,306,481

(99.86)

1,389,146

(0.14)

986,695,627

80.36

103,312

8

To re-elect Matt Smith as a director

 

985,350,544

(99.86)

1,360,657

(0.14)

986,711,201

80.36

87,738

9

To re-elect Terry Duddy as a director

 

985,269,100

(99.85)

1,439,052

(0.15)

986,708,152

80.36

90,787

10

To re-elect Peter Fitzgerald as a director

 

985,279,254

(99.86)

1,409,824

(0.14)

986,689,078

80.36

109,861

11

To re-elect Stephen Ingham  as a director

 

985,276,384

(99.85)

1,431,768

(0.15)

986,708,152

80.36

90,787

12

To re-elect Martina King as a director

 

985,179,515

(99.84)

1,544,943

(0.16)

986,724,458

80.36

74,481

13

To re-elect Nicky Kinnaird as a director

 

985,283,066

(99.85)

1,432,418

(0.15)

986,715,484

 

80.36

83,455

14

To re-elect Lisa Myers as a director

 

985,301,365

(99.86)

1,414,782

(0.14)

986,716,147

80.36

82,792

15

To reappoint PricewaterhouseCoop- ers LLP as the auditors

 

974,527,067

(98.76)

12,224,494

(1.24)

986,751,561

80.37

47,378

16

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the remuneration of the auditors.

 

986,077,276

(99.93)

673,928

(0.07)

986,751,204

80.37

47,735

17

To give the directors authority to allot shares

 

971,855,336

(98.49)

14,874,477

(1.51)

986,729,813

80.36

69,126

18

To disapply pre-emption rights.

 

977,829,237

(99.10)

8,884,576

(0.90)

986,713,813

 

80.36

85,126

19

To authorise the Company to buy its own shares.

 

974,744,771

(98.82)

11,666,252

(1.18)

986,411,023

80.34

387,916

20

To authorise short notice general meetings

 

834,178,019

(84.54)

152,591,348

(15.46)

986,769,367

80.37

29,572

21

To adopt new Articles of Association

 

986,199,655

(99.95)

468,656

(0.05)

986,668,311

80.36

95,555

 

 

Note 1     The "For" vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.

 

Note 2     A vote "Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm and on the Company's website www.debenhamsplc.com.  In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism.

 


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