Greencore Group plc (the “Company”) announces that each resolution proposed at the Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) of the Company held today, Tuesday 28 January 2020, was passed.
Resolution 3, the Annual Report on Remuneration received a 97.17% vote in favour at the AGM, a level of support with which the Board was pleased. The Board notes that while Resolution 4, to approve the Remuneration Policy (the ‘Policy’), was approved, 31.56% of shareholders voted against the Policy. Over the coming months, the Board will consult with shareholders on the voting outcome for the Policy. In accordance with the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code, the Company will publish an update on the shareholder engagement, as well as the actions proposed, within six months.
The full text of each resolution was included in the Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Company contained in the circular published by the Company on 20 December 2019 (the “Circular”) and made available here on the Company’s website.
In accordance with the Listing Rules, a copy of each of the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting has been forwarded to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the following location: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.
A full list of the votes received is available for inspection here.