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Pets At Home Group Plc
12 July 2018
 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 12 July 2018

PETS AT HOME GROUP PLC: Results of Annual General Meeting 2018

 

 

Pets at Home Group Plc ("Company") gives notice that at its Annual General Meeting held on 12 July 2018 at the Hallmark Hotel, Stanley Road, Handforth, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 3LD at 11am, a poll was taken on all resolutions put to the meeting.  All resolutions were passed by the members entitled to vote.

The results of the poll incorporating proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting are set out below.

 

 

VOTES FOR¹

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES TOTAL

% OF ISC³

VOTES WITHHELD4

Ordinary Resolutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

To receive the directors report and accounts for the year ended 29 March 2018

351,274,250

99.99

35,386

0.01

351,309,636

70.26%

2,092

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 29 March 2018

338,597,756

98.51

5,106,423

1.49

343,704,179

68.74%

7,607,548

3

To declare a final dividend of 5.0 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 29 March 2018

351,310,075

100.00

1,248

0.00

351,311,323

70.26%

406

4

To re-elect the following individuals as directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4A

Tony DeNunzio

339,110,385

97.15

9,958,253

2.85

349,068,638

69.81%

2,243,090

4B

Paul Moody

343,212,098

97.79

7,748,061

2.21

350,960,159

70.19%

351,569

4C

Dennis Millard

350,972,546

99.90

336,685

0.10

351,309,231

70.26%

2,498

4D

Sharon Flood

350,980,955

99.91

330,182

0.09

351,311,137

70.26%

592

4E

Stanislas Laurent

350,977,550

99.91

332,087

0.09

351,309,637

70.26%

2,092

4F

Mike Iddon

349,704,797

99.54

1,604,840

0.46

351,309,637

70.26%

2,092

5

To elect the following individuals as directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5A

Peter Pritchard

349,858,516

99.59

1,451,121

0.41

351,309,637

70.26%

2,092

5B

Professor Susan Dawson

351,284,337

99.99

26,800

0.01

351,311,137

70.26%

592

6

To reappoint KPMG LLP as the auditor

341,648,417

97.25

9,661,845

2.75

351,310,262

70.26%

1,466

7

To authorise the directors to set the auditor's fees

350,922,771

99.89

387,037

0.11

351,309,808

70.26%

1,920

8

To give the directors authority to allot shares

346,111,595

98.52

5,198,934

1.48

351,310,529

70.26%

1,200

9

To authorise the Company and its Subsidiaries to make political donations

346,160,359

99.02

3,413,956

0.98

349,574,315

69.91%

1,737,413

Special Resolutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

To disapply pre-emption rights

345,025,931

98.21

6,279,796

1.79

351,305,727

70.26%

6,002

11

Additional misapplication of pre-emption rights

322,080,937

91.68

29,224,789

8.32

351,305,726

70.26%

6,002

12

To authorise the Company to buy its own shares

342,146,042

97.43

9,008,053

2.57

351,154,095

70.23%

157,633

13

To authorise short notice general meetings

347,454,207

98.90

3,856,930

1.10

351,311,137

70.26%

592

 

Notes:

 

1.         Votes "for" include discretionary votes.

2.         Percentages above are rounded to two decimal places.

3.         Issued share capital at meeting date: 500,000,000.

4.         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.

 

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 https://investors.petsathome.com/investors

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, a copy of the resolutions, other than those concerning ordinary business, passed by the Company at the Annual General Meeting held on 12 July 2018, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

For further information contact:

Louise Stonier

Group Company Secretary and

Chief People and Legal Officer

Pets at Home Group Plc

0161 486 3590


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