Computacenter - Result of AGM

May 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM EDT
RNS Number : 9535M
Computacenter PLC
14 May 2020
 

Computacenter plc

Incorporated in England

Registration number: 03110569

LEI: 549300XSXUZ1I19DB105

ISIN: GB00BV9FP302

 

Computacenter plc

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 14 MAY 2020

 

All resolutions put to the meeting were duly passed on a poll.  The poll results showing the number of votes received for and against each resolution are shown below. Resolutions 1 to 9 (inclusive but excluding resolution 4) were passed ordinary resolutions and resolutions 10 to 13 (inclusive) were passed as special resolutions.

In line with the instructions provided in the Notice of Annual General Meeting published by the Company on 9 April 2020 and in accordance with the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) rules implemented by the UK Government, Mike Norris and Raymond Gray, each of whom is a corporate representative and/or proxy appointed by one or more shareholders of the Company, formed the quorum for the Annual General Meeting and were the only two persons present throughout. Mr. Norris chaired the Annual General Meeting. All recommended social distancing precautions were observed by Mr. Norris and Mr. Gray, and the duration of the Annual General Meeting was minimised in accordance with current Government rules.

In line with the trading update released by the Company on 23 April 2020 where the Board announced the withdrawal of its recommendation to declare a final divided, resolution 4 proposing the declaration of a final dividend in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2019 as set out in the Notice of the Annual General Meeting was not put to shareholders.

 

Resolution

Votes For*

% of Votes Cast

Votes Against

% of Votes Cast

Total Votes Cast

Total Votes Cast as a % of Issued Share Capital**

Votes Withheld***

1. To receive the Reports and Accounts for the year ended 31/12/2019

94,191,779

95.57%

4,370,440

4.43%

98,562,219

86.35%

386,592

2. Approval of the Annual Statement by the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and the Annual Remuneration Report

98,707,330

99.99%

9,401

0.01%

98,716,731

86.49%

232,080

3. Approval of the Directors' Remuneration Policy

97,606,813

98.65%

1,339,845

1.35%

98,946,658

86.69%

2,153

5a. Re-election of A F Conophy as a director

97,941,961

98.98%

1,004,508

1.02%

98,946,469

86.69%

2,342

5b. Election of R Haas as a director

98,737,520

99.79%

208,054

0.21%

98,945,574

86.69%

3,237

5c. Re-election of P W Hulme as a director

98,138,297

99.18%

807,946

0.82%

98,946,243

86.69%

2,568

5d. Election of L Mitic as a director

98,624,064

99.68%

318,629

0.32%

98,942,693

86.68%

6,118

5e. Re-election of M J Norris as a director

98,252,462

99.56%

437,810

0.44%

98,690,272

86.46%

258,539

5f. Re-election of P J Ogden as a director

98,138,627

99.18%

807,616

0.82%

98,946,243

86.68%

2,568

5g. Re-election of T M Powell as a director

98,617,471

99.67%

324,959

0.33%

98,942,430

86.68%

6,381

5h. Re-election of R Rivaz as a director

97,922,944

98.97%

1,019,993

1.03%

98,942,937

86.68%

5,874

5i. Re-election of P Ryan as a director

94,659,155

95.67%

4,283,518

4.33%

98,942,673

86.69%

6,137

6. Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as Auditor

98,783,887

99.84%

161,616

0.16%

98,945,503

86.69%

3,308

7. Authorisation of the Directors to agree the Auditor's remuneration

98,784,077

99.84%

161,426

0.16%

98,945,503

86.69%

3,308

8. Approval of Schedule C to the Computacenter 2018 Sharesave Plan

98,902,760

99.98%

18,035

0.02%

98,920,795

86.67%

28,016

9. Authority renewed to allot shares

98,726,797

99.81%

192,679

0.19%

98,919,476

86.66%

29,335

10. Disapplication of pre-emption rights to the allotment of equity securities and sale of treasury shares for cash

98,832,523

99.91%

86,906

0.09%

98,919,429

86.66%

29,382

11. Disapplication of pre-emption rights for the purposes of financing an acquisition or other capital investment

98,598,526

99.68%

320,234

0.32%

98,918,760

86.66%

30,051

12. Approval of authority to market purchase own shares

98,619,803

99.76%

233,820

0.24%

98,853,623

86.61%

95,188

13. Approval that a general meeting (other than an AGM) may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

97,665,181

98.71%

1,281,195

1.29%

98,946,376

86.69%

2,435

 

Notes:

* Includes discretionary votes received

** Based on the total issued share capital of the Company as at 6.30pm on 12 May 2020 of 122,687,970 ordinary shares, each carrying one vote, and excluding 8,546,861 ordinary shares held in treasury

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

 

A copy of the resolutions passed as Special Business have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

These resolutions are also available, within the Notice of the Annual General Meeting - 2020, on the Computacenter investor website at investors.computacenter.com


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