RNS Number : 2182P
Hastings Group Holdings plc
24 May 2018
 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

24 May 2018

Hastings Group Holdings plc (the "Company")

Result of Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 24 May 2018, all the resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting were approved by the shareholders, which were voted by way of a poll. The results of the poll for each resolution were as follows:

Resolution

For

For %

Against

Against %

Withheld

To receive the Annual report and accounts

464,179,713

99.9545%

211,153

0.0455%

1,213,550

To receive and approve the directors' remuneration report

451,915,454

97.2516%

12,771,637

2.7484%

917,325

To declare the final dividend

465,603,504

100.0000%

0

0.0000%

202

To re-elect Gary Hoffman as a director of the Company

375,781,273

81.0756%

87,713,477

18.9244%

2,109,667

To re-elect Richard Hoskins as a director of the Company

420,525,103

90.3182%

45,078,774

9.6818%

540

To re-elect Herman Bosman as a director of the Company

408,834,332

87.8074%

56,769,421

12.1926%

663

To elect Alison Burns as a director of the Company

455,692,671

97.8713%

9,911,206

2.1287%

540

To re-elect Thomas Colraine as a director of the Company

454,808,283

97.6816%

10,794,687

2.3184%

1,446

To re-elect Ian Cormack as a director of the Company

448,666,258

96.3623%

16,937,495

3.6377%

663

To re-elect Pierre Lèfevre as a director of the Company

464,897,823

99.8484%

706,054

0.1516%

540

To re-elect Sumit Rajpal as a director of the Company

402,550,645

86.5848%

62,370,131

13.4152%

683,640

To elect Teresa Robson-Capps as a director of the Company

464,525,306

99.7683%

1,078,841

0.2317%

269

To elect Selina Sagayam as a director of the Company

418,324,549

89.8421%

47,297,246

10.1579%

269

To elect Tobias van der Meer as a director of the Company

420,548,232

90.3197%

45,073,535

9.6803%

297

To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

465,621,193

99.9999%

394

0.0001%

477

To authorise the directors to agree the auditors' remuneration

465,606,504

99.9969%

14,503

0.0031%

1,057

To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified amount

464,986,423

99.8637%

634,625

0.1363%

1,016

To authorise the directors to allot shares for cash without making a pre-emptive offer to shareholders

465,615,162

99.9986%

6,571

0.0014%

331

To authorise the directors to allot further shares (in addition to

resolution 18) for cash without making a pre-emptive offer to

shareholders in limited circumstances

463,844,627

99.6184%

1,776,903

0.3816%

533

To authorise the directors to make market purchases of shares

465,511,558

99.9792%

96,791

0.0208%

13,654

To allow general meetings to be called on 14 days' notice

461,800,414

99.1794%

3,820,965

0.8206%

685

Please note that a 'vote withheld' is not vote in law and is not be counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against the resolution.

In accordance with LR 9.6.11(3) the Company announces that following the reappointment of Gary Hoffman as a director of the Company, Gary assumes the role as Chairman of the Company with immediate effect.

Hastings Group
+44 (0) 142 473 8220

Tony Leppard, Company Secretary

Instinctif Partners
+44 (0) 207 457 2020

Giles Stewart

 


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