11 September 2019
Oxford Instruments plc
Annual General Meeting – Proxy Votes
At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 10 September 2019, all resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The following proxy votes were recorded for each resolution. Each resolution was duly passed.
|Resolution (No. as noted on proxy form)||In Favour||Against||Abstentions/Withheld|
|1||To receive and adopt the Reports and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2019||49,083,237||99.99%||3,075||0.01%||11,388|
|2||To declare the final dividend||49,097,245||100.00%||0||0.00%||456|
|3||To elect Neil Carson||47,365,414||96.50%||1,718,636||3.50%||13,650|
|4||To re-elect Ian Barkshire||49,084,359||99.99%||420||0.01%||12,922|
|5||To re-elect Gavin Hill||49,079,855||99.99%||4,924||0.01%||12,922|
|6||To re-elect Stephen Blair||49,081,133||99.99%||3,645||0.01%||12,922|
|7||To re-elect Mary Waldner||49,066,373||99.96%||18,298||0.04%||13,029|
|8||To re-elect Thomas Geitner||49,077,984||99.99%||6,687||0.01%||13,029|
|9||To re-elect Richard Friend||49,081,026||99.97%||14,848||0.03%||1,826|
|10||To re-appoint KPMG LLP as Auditor||44,516,556||90.70%||4,566,544||9.30%||14,600|
|11||To authorise the Directors to set the remuneration of the Auditor||47,591,739||96.94%||1,502,591||3.06%||3,370|
|12||To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration||48,664,847||99.13%||429,389||0.87%||3,464|
|13||To authorise the allotment of shares||46,128,112||93.95%||2,967,870||6.05%||1,719|
|14||To disapply pre-emption rights||49,075,812||99.99%||5,967||0.01%||15,922|
|15||To authorise additional disapplication of pre-emption rights||45,413,650||92.53%||3,667,203||7.47%||16,847|
|16||To authorise the purchase of own shares||48,748,118||99.31%||337,784||0.69%||11,798|
|17||To authorise the calling of general meetings on 14 days' notice||48,776,848||99.35%||320,197||0.65%||656|
|18||To adopt new Articles of Association||49,073,407||99.97%||15,011||0.03%||9,283|
Votes were tendered in respect of 49,097,701 shares representing 85.6% of the issued capital.
Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "For" total.
A "Vote Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "For" and "Against" a resolution.
The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on our website at www.oxinst.com/investors
For further information please contact:
Oxford Instruments plc
Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary 01865 393324