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Pets At Home Group Plc
11 July 2019
 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 11 July 2019

PETS AT HOME GROUP PLC: Results of Annual General Meeting 2019

 

 Pets at Home Group Plc ("Company") gives notice that at its Annual General Meeting held on 11 July 2019 at the Hallmark Hotel, Stanley Road, Handforth, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 3LD at 11.00 a.m., 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 28 March 2019

375,805,972

99.97

94,192

0.03

375,900,164

75.18%

883,059

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 28 March 2019

362,089,073

98.59

5,179,674

1.41

367,268,747

73.45%

9,514,475

3

To declare a final dividend of 5.0 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 28 March 2019

376,780,569

100.00

1,248

0.00

376,781,817

75.36%

1,407

4

To re-elect the following individuals as directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4A

Tony DeNunzio

362,543,580

96.39

13,595,103

3.61

376,138,683

75.23%

644,540

4B

Peter Pritchard

373,097,856

99.03

3,665,246

0.97

376,763,102

75.35%

20,122

4C

Mike Iddon

371,219,947

98.53

5,543,155

1.47

376,763,102

75.35%

20,122

4D

Dennis Millard

374,202,820

99.32

2,560,282

0.68

376,763,102

75.35%

20,122

4E

Paul Moody

358,115,624

98.47

5,564,002

1.53

363,679,626

72.74%

13,103,598

4F

Sharon Flood

374,103,004

99.29

2,676,380

0.71

376,779,384

75.36%

3,840

4G

Stanislas Laurent

374,203,265

99.32

2,559,837

0.68

376,763,102

75.35%

20,122

4H

Professor Susan Dawson

374,219,967

99.32

2,559,417

0.68

376,779,384

75.36%

3,840

5

To reappoint KPMG LLP as the auditor

365,547,604

97.16

10,692,998

2.84

376,240,602

75.25%

542,621

6

To authorise the directors to set the auditor's fees

373,815,693

99.21

2,964,601

0.79

376,780,294

75.36%

2,929

7

To give the directors authority to allot shares

370,661,618

98.38

6,119,304

1.62

376,780,922

75.36%

2,301

8

To authorise the Company and its Subsidiaries to make political donations

370,824,895

98.87

4,219,439

1.13

375,044,334

75.01%

1,738,690

Special Resolutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

To disapply pre-emption rights

374,424,297

99.38

2,346,169

0.62

376,770,466

75.35%

12,758

10

Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights

353,864,203

93.92

22,906,160

6.08

376,770,363

75.35%

12,860

11

To authorise the Company to buy its own shares

366,438,710

97.59

9,050,475

2.41

375,489,185

75.10%

1,294,038

12

To authorise short notice general meetings

370,752,861

98.40

6,028,214

1.60

376,781,075

75.36%

2,149

 

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 11 July 2019, 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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