TIDMWEIR

RNS Number : 7616J

Weir Group PLC

28 April 2022

THE WEIR GROUP PLC

28 April 2022

AGM Voting Results 2022

The Annual General Meeting of The Weir Group PLC was held on Thursday 28 April 2022 at 2.30 pm.

All resolutions were passed on a poll. Resolutions 18 to 21 were passed as special resolutions.

The table below sets out the proxy voting results.

 
                                                                                                                 % of 
                                         VOTES                   VOTES                        VOTES              ISC     VOTES 
                                          FOR           %         AGAINST             %        TOTAL             VOTED    WITHHELD* 
               To receive and 
                adopt the report 
                and financial 
                statements for 
 Resolution     year ended 31 
  1             December 2021.            215,345,579   100.00                3,201    0.00        215,348,780   82.95           4,341,464 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To approve the 
                Directors' 
                Remuneration 
                Report (excluding 
                the Directors' 
 Resolution     Remuneration 
  2             Policy).                  208,732,643    95.03           10,926,108    4.97        219,658,751   84.61              28,623 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To approve the 
                Directors' 
 Resolution     Remuneration 
  3             Policy.                   193,938,328    90.47           20,430,745    9.53        214,369,073   82.57           5,321,171 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To approve a 
                final dividend 
                of 12.30p pence 
                per ordinary 
                share of 12.5 
                pence each in 
 Resolution     the capital of 
  4             the Company.              219,668,393    99.99               17,797    0.01        219,686,190   84.62               4,054 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect John 
                Stanton as a 
 Resolution     Director of the 
  5             Company.                  216,196,231    98.42            3,460,665    1.58        219,656,896   84.61              34,106 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect John 
                Heasley as a 
 Resolution     Director of the 
  6             Company.                  218,003,026    99.25            1,652,225    0.75        219,655,251   84.61              35,751 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Barbara 
                Jeremiah as a 
 Resolution     Director of the 
  7             Company.                  208,875,283    95.59            9,635,762    4.41        218,511,045   84.17           1,179,957 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Clare 
                Chapman as a 
 Resolution     Director of the 
  8             Company.                  212,846,280    96.90            6,805,365    3.10        219,651,645   84.61              39,357 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Engelbert 
 Resolution     Haan as a Director 
  9             of the Company.           219,530,779    99.95              113,249    0.05        219,644,028   84.60              46,974 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Mary 
                Jo Jacobi as 
 Resolution     a Director of 
  10            the Company.              201,736,324    92.00           17,542,319    8.00        219,278,643   84.46             412,359 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Ben 
 Resolution     Magara as a Director 
  11            of the Company.           219,523,140    99.95              120,430    0.05        219,643,570   84.60              47,432 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Sir 
                Jim McDonald 
 Resolution     as a Director 
  12            of the Company.           203,178,245    95.24           10,146,678    4.76        213,324,923   82.17           6,365,321 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Srinivasan 
                Venkatakrishnan 
 Resolution     as a Director 
  13            of the Company.           215,983,568    98.33            3,657,621    1.67        219,641,189   84.60              46,910 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-elect Stephen 
 Resolution     Young as a Director 
  14            of the Company.           219,549,045    99.95              102,779    0.05        219,651,824   84.61              36,275 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To re-appoint 
                PricewaterhouseCoopers 
 Resolution     LLP as Auditors 
  15            of the Company.           218,540,904    99.51            1,068,944    0.49        219,609,848   84.59              78,251 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               That the Company's 
                Audit Committee 
                be authorised 
                to determine 
 Resolution     the remuneration 
  16            of the Auditors.          219,643,216    99.99               28,428    0.01        219,671,644   84.62              17,213 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To renew the 
                Directors' general 
 Resolution     power to allot 
  17            shares.                   199,197,278    90.69           20,449,716    9.31        219,646,994   84.61              41,863 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To disapply the 
 Resolution     statutory pre-emption 
  18            provisions.               218,641,639    99.61              861,117    0.39        219,502,756   84.55             186,101 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To disapply the 
                statutory pre-emption 
                provisions in 
                connection with 
                an acquisition 
 Resolution     or specified 
  19            capital investment.       194,618,104    88.66           24,887,188   11.34        219,505,292   84.55             183,565 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To renew the 
                Company's authority 
 Resolution     to purchase its 
  20            own shares.               218,471,793    99.47            1,154,297    0.53        219,626,090   84.60              62,767 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
               To reduce the 
 Resolution     notice period 
  21            for general meetings.     208,489,991    94.90           11,196,909    5.10        219,686,900   84.62                 457 
              ------------------------  -------------  -------  -------------------  ------  -----------------  ------  ------------------ 
 

* A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of proportion of votes For and Against a resolution.

   a)   Any votes that give discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "For" total. 

b) At close of business on Thursday,28 April 2022 there were 259,612,052 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

A copy of the resolutions passed concerning special business has been submitted and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism which is located at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

For further information, please contact:

Graham Vanhegan

Company Secretary

Telephone: 0141 308 3771

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