Result of AGM


28 April 2016

Voting Results


The Annual General Meeting of The Weir Group PLC was held on Thursday 28 April 2016 at 2.30 pm.  All resolutions were passed on a poll with the exception of resolutions 4 and 17.  Resolutions 22 to 24 were passed as special resolutions.




1To receive and adopt the report and financial statements for the 52 weeks ended 1 January 2016156,001,09799.9494,2170.06156,095,31472.95%29,821
2To declare a dividend155,905,14499.86210,9910.14156,116,13572.96%13,000
3To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors' Remuneration Policy)148,724,82095.307,337,5814.70156,062,40172.93%66,654
4To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy41,332,95127.64108,219,72272.36149,552,67369.89%6,576,461
5To elect Dean Jenkins as a Director152,535,55497.753,511,1192.25156,046,67372.93%82,462
6To re-elect Charles Berry as a Director151,783,56697.264,268,8722.74156,052,43872.93%76,697
7To re-elect Keith Cochrane as a Director148,981,43495.477,062,7384.53156,044,17272.93%84,963
8To re-elect Alan Ferguson as a Director153,454,77098.342,591,7841.66156,046,55472.93%82,581
9To re-elect Melanie Gee as a Director153,389,53598.692,034,1161.31155,423,65172.64%705,484
10To re-elect Mary Jo Jacobi as a Director154,005,41698.692,039,9071.31156,045,32372.93%83,812
11To re-elect Sir Jim McDonald as a Director153,844,25298.592,206,3471.41156,050,59972.93%78,536
12To re-elect Richard Menell as a Director153,861,35398.602,185,5621.40156,046,91572.93%82,220
13To re-elect John Mogford as a Director154,033,89698.712,013,9221.29156,047,81872.93%81,317
14To re-elect Jon Stanton as a Director152,488,53697.723,552,6012.28156,041,13772.92%87,998
15To appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors154,615,51399.75390,4750.25155,005,98872.44%931,486
16To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the remuneration of the auditors156,059,40699.9751,2300.03156,110,63672.96%18,070
17To approve amendments to the LTIP rules to take account of the proposed Directors' Remuneration Policy41,513,16427.76108,025,19272.24149,538,35669.89%6,590,628
18To approve amendments to the LTIP rules in relation to participants below Executive Director level144,639,21892.8911,068,8007.11155,708,01872.77%421,017
19To approve and adopt the rules of The Weir Group PLC 2016 UK Sharesave Scheme and US Sharesave Plan151,534,93697.184,404,8122.82155,939,74872.88%189,387
20To authorise the Directors to offer a Scrip Dividend in place of a cash dividend155,906,67599.9836,8860.02155,943,56172.88%184,182
21To renew the Directors' general authority to allot shares139,115,18889.3416,596,39810.66155,711,58672.77%411,744
22To disapply, within certain limits, the statutory pre-emption rights arising on the allotment of shares143,735,05392.1712,203,1387.83155,938,19172.88%184,639
23To renew the Company's authority to purchase its own shares154,502,15599.081,432,1110.92155,934,26672.87%189,064
24To reduce the notice period for general meetings131,628,35384.8323,538,57915.17155,166,93272.52%956,396


  1. Any proxy appointments which give discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "for" total.
  2. At close of business on 27 April 2016 there were 213,976,078 relevant shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). 


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Source: The Weir Group PLC via GlobeNewswire