AGM 

2014  


The 2014 AGM was held on Thursday 24 July 2014 at 11.00 am at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE.

Notice of AGM
Annual Report 2014

Result of Annual General Meeting 2014
The results of the poll held at the meeting are as follows:


Total For (1)

Total Against
Votes
withheld(2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
295,387,048 99.61 1,169,696 0.39 2,789,229
2. Remuneration
Policy
289,561,233 97.87 6,296,870 2.13 2,779,849
3. Remuneration
Report
290,831,905 98.79 3,572,147 1.21 4,233,899
4. Approve
final dividend
298,407,249 100.00 8,099 0.00(3) 221,956
5. Re-elect
Sir Peter Gershon
294,104,538 98.62 4,118,591 1.38 414,174
6. Re-elect
Javed Ahmed
286,415,048 95.99 11,974,315 4.01

247,941

7. Re-elect
Tim Lodge
298,282,373 99.97 104,014 0.03

250,917

8. Re-elect
Liz Airey
298,272,153 99.96 122,704 0.04 242,447
9. Re-elect
William Camp
298,266,235 99.96 126,192 0.04 244,877
10. Re-elect Douglas Hurt 298,300,149 99.97 92,247 0.03 244,908
11. Re-elect
Virginia Kamsky
293,916,817 99.67 963,216 0.33 3,757,269
12. Re-elect
Anne Minto
298,277,600 99.96 109,693 0.04 250,011
13. Re-elect Dr Ajai Puri 298,207,217 99.94 180,417 0.06 249,670
14. Re-elect Robert Walker 297,842,217 99.82 545,328 0.18 249,759
15. Re-appoint auditors 295,597,750 99.64 1,063,368 0.36 2,684,854
16. Approve auditors' remuneration 296,487,286 99.91 280,872 0.09 2,577,815
17. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure 294,462,243 98.54 4,375,258 1.46 509,122
18. Authority to
allot shares
290,293,460 97.78 6,597,324 2.22 2,455,190
19. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
297,499,604 99.48 1,564,845 0.52 282,175
20. Authority
to purchase
own shares
296,425,225 99.11 2,663,302 0.89

257,447

21. Notice period for general meetings 271,438,186 90.75 27,667,852 9.25 240,585

 
(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
(3) Rounded - de minimis  

2013  


The 2013 AGM was held on Wednesday 24 July 2013 at 11.00 am at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE.

Notice of AGM
Annual Report 2013

Result of Annual General Meeting 2013
The results of the poll held at the meeting are as follows:


Total For (1)

Total Against
Votes
withheld(2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
300,948,008 99.98 60,803 0.02 5,806,051
2. Remuneration
Report
293,142,434 95.92 12,471,975 4.08 593,308
3. Approve
final dividend
305,678,336 100.00 5,650 0.00(3) 523,732
4. Re-elect
Sir Peter Gershon
299,586,013 98.51 4,518,689 1.49 2,103,015
5. Re-elect
Javed Ahmed
296,319,917 96.96 9,286,459 3.04 601,342
6. Re-elect
Tim Lodge
305,565,769 99.99 44,942 0.01

597,007

7. Re-elect
Liz Airey
305,536,772 99.96 118,025 0.04

552,921

8. Re-elect
William Camp
305,515,173 99.96 131,740 0.04 560,805
9. Re-elect Douglas Hurt 300,823,840 99.90 299,262 0.10 5,084,615
10. Re-elect
Virginia Kamsky
300,098,712 99.73 813,782 0.27 5,295,223
11. Re-elect
Anne Minto
305,568,460 99.97 81,373 0.03 557,885
12. Re-elect Dr Ajai Puri 305,558,523 99.97 96,593 0.03 552,602
13. Re-elect Robert Walker 298,797,033 99.28 2,170,852 0.72 5,239,832
14. Re-appoint auditors 298,858,650 99.84 491,959 0.16 7,464,252
15. Approve auditors' remuneration 303,691,853 99.94 179,363 0.06 2,943,645
16. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure 302,889,824 98.84 3,557,088 1.16 367,950
17. Authority to
allot shares
295,930,295 97.87 6,439,229 2.13 4,445,338
18. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
305,195,613 99.69 962,131 0.31 657,118
19. Authority
to purchase
own shares
297,315,418 98.54 4,417,092 1.46 5,082,351
20. Amendment to limit of directors’ fees 299,340,116 99.62 1,132,047 0.38

5,735,554

21. Notice period for general meetings 284,983,135 93.05 21,285,498 6.95 544,784

 
(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
3) Rounded - de minimis  

2012


The 2012 AGM was held on Thursday 26 July 2012 at The Honourable Artillery Company, Armoury House, City Road, London, EC1Y 2BQ.

Notice of AGM
Annual Report 2012

Result of Annual General Meeting 2012
The results of the poll held at the meeting are as follows:


Total For (1)

Total Against
Votes
withheld(2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
325,981,654 100.00 11,906 0.00 418,342
2. Remuneration
Report
312,826,784 96.20 12,350,477 3.80 644,710
3. Approve
final dividend
325,410,493 100.00 7,861 0.00(3) 403,618
4. Re-elect
Sir Peter Gershon
320,337,422 99.31 2,230,176 0.69 3,254,373
5. Re-elect
Javed Ahmed
315,607,992 97.01 9,730,389 2.99 483,591
6. Re-elect
Tim Lodge
325,265,903 99.98 72,677 0.02

483,392

7. Re-elect
Liz Airey
324,926,413 99.87 407,835 0.13

487,724

8. Re-elect
William Camp
324,911,611 99.87 418,032 0.13 492,329
9. Re-elect
Evert Henkes
321,912,876 99.78 706,895

0.22

3,202,200
10. Re-elect
Douglas Hurt
324,932,199 99.88 399,903 0.12 489,870
11. Re-elect
Dr Ajai Puri
324,912,900 99.87 420,499 0.13 488,573
12. Re-elect Robert Walker 321,346,856 99.66 1,096,403 0.34 3,378,712
13. Re-appoint
auditors
322,708,340 99.84 510,172 0.16 3,193,389
14. Approve auditors'
remuneration
325,885,722 99.98 73,650 0.02 452,530
15. Authority to make
political donations and
incur political
expenditure
322,625,309 98.91 3,546,302 1.09 240,291
16. Approve new Performance Share Plan 319,577,636 98.09 6,214,558 1.91 619,707
17. Authority to
allot shares
310,989,736 97.06 9,422,992 2.94 5,999,174
18. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
325,492,587 99.89 368,934 0.11 550,381
19. Authority
to purchase
own shares
321,599,610 99.55 1,443,738 0.45 3,368,553
20. Notice period
for general meetings
294,600,333 91.58 27,100,829 8.42

4,710,740


(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
3) Rounded - de minimis  

2011


The 2011 AGM was held on Thursday 28 July 2011 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE.

Notice of AGM
Annual Report 2011

Result of Annual General Meeting 2011
The results of the poll held at the meeting are as follows:


Total For (1)

Total Against
Votes
withheld (2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
330,316,855 99.41 1,959,338 0.59 2,228,631
2. Remuneration
Report
288,858,042 98.19 5,331,779 1.81 39,728,705
3. Approve
final dividend
331,747,830 100.00 3,546 0.00(3) 2,167,311
4. Re-elect
Sir Peter Gershon
326,369,678 99.38 2,025,862 0.62 5,521,459
5. Re-elect
Javed Ahmed
327,289,872 98.66 4,440,088 1.34 2,187,040
6. Re-elect
Tim Lodge
331,684,146 99.98 52,734 0.02

2,180,120

7. Re-elect
Liz Airey
330,879,014 99.75 842,467 0.25

2,195,519

8. Re-elect
William Camp
331,588,161 99.96 142,732 0.04 2,186,107
9. Re-elect
Evert Henkes
329,380,863 99.75 810,200 0.25 3,725,936
10. Re-elect
Douglas Hurt
323,286,177 97.91 6,894,421 2.09 3,736,401
11. Re-elect
Robert Walker
331,633,456 99.97 61,960 0.03 2,190,104
12. Re-elect
Dr Barry Zoumas
331,636,619 99.97 90,277 0.03 2,190,104
13. Re-appoint
auditors
324,925,200 99.23 5,861,869 1.77 3,717,578
14. Approve auditors'
remuneration
326,852,584 98.36 5,456,859 1.64 2,193,518
15. Authority to make
political donations and
incur political
expenditure
326,033,580 99.07 3,074,686 0.93 5,396,222
16. Approve new Sharesave Plan 330,643,630 99.52 1,595,877 0.48 2,264,981
17. Authority to
allot shares
322,089,759 98.10 6,245,275 1.90 6,167,627
18. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
328,106,091 99.69 1,034,511 0.31 5,362,059
19. Authority
to purchase
own shares
332,000,172 99.90 338,404 0.10 2,165,372
20. Notice period
for general meetings
306,543,775 92.24 25,772,389 7.76

2,188,324


(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
3) Rounded - de minimis

2010


The 2010 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 22 July 2010 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.

Notice of Annual General Meeting
2010 online Annual Report

Result of Annual General Meeting 2010
The results of the poll held at the meeting are as follows:


Total For (1)

Total Against
Votes
withheld (2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
308,625,533 99.85 463,681 0.15 511,752
2. Remuneration
Report
300,488,039 97.44 7,896,462 2.56 1,196,157
3. Approve
final dividend
308,334,733 99.86 418,469 0.14 827,458
4. Re-elect
Liz Airey
308,758,631 99.92 257,334 0.08 564,695
5. Re-elect
Evert Henkes
308,722,969 99.91 280,191 0.09 577,500
6. Re-elect
Sir Peter Gershon
302,883,243 99.12 2,699,310 0.88

3,998,106

7. Re-elect
Javed Ahmed
305,504,903 98.89 3,416,853 1.11

658,904

8. Re-elect
William Camp
308,752,456 99.92 251,281 0.08 576,923
9. Re-elect
Douglas Hurt
308,761,457 99.92 240,067 0.08 579,136
10. Re-appoint
auditors
308,995,511 99.98 61,093 0.02 544,362
11. Approve auditors'
remuneration
308,998,937 99.98 53,239 0.02 548,790
12. Authority to make
political donations and
incur political
expenditure
305,386,778 98.94 3,261,783 1.06 952,405
13. Amendment
to the rules of the
Performance
Share Plan
285,185,926 97.24 8,103,291 2.76 16,311,747
14. Authority to
allot shares
302,652,655 98.73 3,883,570 1.27 3,064,741
15. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
307,151,768 99.63 1,125,710 0.37 1,323,488
16. Authority
to purchase
own shares
308,693,173 99.89 353,534 0.11 554,259
17. Notice period
for general meetings
292,088,222 94.89 15,722,900 5.11 1,789,844
18. New Articles
of Association
308,391,621 99.95 145,154 0.05

1,064,191


(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.  

2009


Tate & Lyle’s 2009 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 23 July 2009.

Extract of the speech delivered by Sir David Lees, Chairman
Notice of Annual General Meeting
2009 online Annual Report

Result of Annual General Meeting 2009
All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The number of proxy votes lodged for each resolution prior to the meeting was as follows:

Total For (1) Total Against Votes
withheld (2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
281,850,647 99.98 69,646 0.02 100,241
2. Remuneration
Report
263,011,550 95.22 13,199,912 4.78 5,220,930
3. Approve
final dividend
280,887,628 99.84 449,284 0.16 95,480
4. Re-elect
Iain Ferguson
277,193,920 98.54 4,095,151 1.46 143,321
5. Re-elect
Robert Walker
280,294,155 99.64 999,604 0.36 138,633
6. Re-elect
Sir Peter Gershon
269,167,319 99.17 2,262,748 0.83

10,002,325

7. Re-elect
Tim Lodge
280,323,013 99.66 969,673 0.34

139,706

8. Re-appoint
auditors
281,588,457 99.89 320,338 0.11 111,739
9. Approve auditors'
remuneration
281,860,850 99.98 47,942 0.02 111,742
10. Authority to
make political
donations
and incur
political
expenditure
274,215,382 97.90 5,873,503 2.10 1,931,649
11. Authority to
allot shares
274,324,605 98.17 5,112,015 1.83 2,583,914
12. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
280,239,780 99.89 295,119 0.11 1,485,635
13. Authority
to purchase
own shares
281,475,111 99.92 221,140 0.08 324,283
14. Notice period
for general meeting
274,915,928 97.52 6,986,017 2.48 118,589
15. Scrip dividend
authority
281,785,004 99.96 106,004 0.04

129,526



(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution. 

2008


Tate & Lyle’s 2008 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 23 July 2008.

Notice of Annual General Meeting
2008 Annual Report

Result of Annual General Meeting 2008
All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The number of proxy votes lodged for each resolution prior to the meeting was as follows:

Total For (1) Total Against Votes
withheld (2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts

262,906,726

99.90 257,306 0.10 53,962
2. Remuneration
Report
253,144,181 97.78 5,736,188 2.22 3,745,788
3. Approve
final dividend
262,568,784 100.00 6,763 0.00(3) 50,637
4. Re-elect
Dr Barry Zoumas
261,071,256 99.42 1,530,309 0.58 24,592
5. Re-elect
Sir David Lees
260,485,088 99.20 2,103,861 0.80 37,208
6. Re-appoint
auditors
262,665,730 99.80 535,012 0.20 15,377
7. Approve auditors'
remuneration
262,883,763 99.88 305,540 0.12 26,587
8. Authority
to purchase
own shares
262,781,879 99.86 380,511 0.14 53,958
9. Authority to
allot shares
262,577,102 99.77 608,338 0.23 30,679
10. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
262,782,992 99.86 361,113 0.14 72,014
11. Authority to
make political
donations
and incur
political
expenditure
260,389,565 98.98 2,696,273 1.02 130,281
12. Adoption of
Amended Articles
of Association
259,272,603 99.33 1,744,448 0.67 2,199,068


(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
(3) Rounded - de minimis

2007


Tate & Lyle’s 2007 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 18 July 2007.

Notice of Annual General Meeting
2007 online Annual Report

Result of Annual General Meeting 2007
All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The number of proxy votes lodged for each resolution prior to the meeting was as follows:

Total For (1) Total Against Votes
withheld (2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
260,685,174 99.8 422,829 0.2 17,705
2. Remuneration
Report
250,963,839 98.1 4,915,118 1.9 5,246,251
3. Approve
final dividend
261,119,356 100.0 3,220 0.0(3) 2,632
4. Re-elect 
R Delbridge
260,992,543 100.0 79,513 0.0(3) 53,152
5. Re-elect 
E Henkes
260,995,821 100.0 74,768 0.0(3) 54,619
6. Re-elect
Sir David Lees
259,670,331 99.6 950,638 0.4

504,239

7. Re-elect
E Airey
258,053,690 98.9 2,934,038 1.1

137,480

8. Re-elect
J Nicholas
260,783,272 99.9 286,267 0.1 55,669
9. Re-appoint
auditors
260,892,155 99.9 195,267 0.1 38,286
10. Approve auditors'
remuneration
260,974,650 100.0 118,610 0.0(3) 32,448
11. Authority to 
purchase own
shares
260,987,371 100.0 103,895 0.0(3) 34,442
12. Authority to
allot shares
259,965,677 99.6 1,107,417 0.4 52,614
13. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
260,733,592 99.9 293,645 0.1 98,471
14. Authority to
make political
donations
and incur
political
expenditure
253,342,205 99.2 2,141,313 0.8 5,642,190
15. Authority to
use electronic
communications
260,747,365 99.9 234,950 0.1

143,393



(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
(3) Rounded - de minimis

2006


Tate & Lyle’s 2006 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 19 July 2006.

Notice of Annual General Meeting
2006 online Annual Report

Result of Annual General Meeting 2006
All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The number of proxy votes lodged for each resolution prior to the meeting was as follows:

Total For (1) Total Against Votes
withheld (2)
Resolution No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
% of
vote
No. of
votes
1. Report and
Accounts
249,852,947 99.6 1,028,241 0.4 15,630,593
2. Remuneration
Report
255,995,608 98.0 5,240,245 2.0 4,706,806
3. Approve
final dividend
264,982,918 99.6 948,813 0.4 10,928
4. Re-elect
I G T Ferguson
262,841,829 98.9 3,046,157 1.1 54,673
5. Re-elect
S Musesengwa
265,820,717 100 56,784 0.0(3) 65,158
6. Re-elect
S Strathdee
265,842,722 100 47,150 0.0(3)

52,787

7. Re-elect
R Walker
264,590,861 99.5 1,301,141 0.5

50,684

8. Re-appoint
auditors
266,240,807 99.9 237,529 0.1 33,445
9. Approve auditors'
remuneration
265,955,201 99.8 508,914 0.2 47,666
10. Authority to 
purchase own
shares
265,400,224 99.6 1,059,112 0.4 52,445
11. Authority to
allot shares
265,030,264 99.5 1,347,272 0.5 134,245
12. Dis-application
of pre-emption
rights
265,807,939 99.9 255,593 0.1 448,593
13. Authority to
make political
donations
and incur
political
expenditure
260,081,432 99.1 2,428,673 0.9 4,001,676


(1) Includes discretionary votes.
(2) A ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution.
3) Rounded - de minimis

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