London, September 12
12 September 2017
Oxford Instruments plc
Annual General Meeting – Proxy Votes
At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 12 September 2017, 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 2017||48,966,657||98.80%||593,253||1.20%||0|
|2||To declare the final dividend||48,966,657||98.80%||593,253||1.20%||0|
|3||To elect Alan Thomson||48,607,027||98.08%||951,058||1.92%||1,825|
|4||To elect Ian Barkshire||49,206,470||99.29%||352,485||0.71%||955|
|5||To elect Gavin Hill||49,194,457||99.26%||364,498||0.74%||955|
|6||To elect Mary Waldner||48,609,182||98.09%||948,903||1.91%||1,825|
|7||To re-elect Thomas Geitner||49,206,318||99.29%||352,637||0.71%||955|
|8||To re-elect Richard Friend||49,203,057||99.28%||355,498||0.72%||1,355|
|9||To elect Stephen Blair||49,557,774||99.99%||1,181||0.01%||955|
|10||To re-appoint KPMG LLP as Auditor||48,725,267||98.32%||833,150||1.68%||1,493|
|11||To authorise the Directors to set the remuneration of the Auditor||49,554,091||99.99%||5,626||0.01%||193|
|12||To approve the Annual Report Remuneration Policy||48,991,763||98.89%||548,614||1.11%||19,533|
|13||To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration||49,545,984||99.98%||8,393||0.02%||5,533|
|14||To authorise the allotment of shares||45,725,611||92.27%||3,828,084||7.73%||6,215|
|15||To disapply pre-emption rights||49,539,256||99.98%||10,439||0.02%||10,215|
|16||To disapply pre-emption rights for an acquisition or specified capital investment||44,994,007||90.81%||4,555,258||9.19%||10,645|
|17||To authorise the purchase of shares||49,009,457||98.89%||550,453||1.11%||0|
|18||To authorise the calling of general meetings on 14 days' notice||48,546,739||97.96%||1,013,171||2.04%||0|
Votes were tendered in respect of 49,559,910 shares representing 86.4% 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.oxford-instruments.com/investors
For further information please contact:
Oxford Instruments plc
Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary 01865 393324