Voting results of 2013 Annual General Meeting

Article date: 9 May 2013

Aviva plc announces the results of its Annual General Meeting held today. All resolutions were voted on by way of a poll and were passed.

The total number of votes received on each resolution is as follows:

 

 Resolution

For

Against

Votes Withheld

1.

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

1,620,494,393

962,606

3,599,233

2.

To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report

1,417,318,367

187,906,906

19,812,203

3.

To receive the Corporate Responsibility Report

1,616,618,645

4,414,871

4,022,496

4.

To declare a final dividend

1,612,601,551

8,890,945

3,552,183

5.

To elect Mark Wilson as a director

1,618,547,566

2,493,158

4,012,681

6.

To elect Sir Adrian Montague as a director

1,605,584,600

15,420,027

4,046,935

7.

To elect Bob Stein as a director

1,617,533,678

3,443,961

4,075,692

8.

To re-elect Glyn Barker as a director

1,527,005,959

16,877,933

81,166,315

9.

To re-elect Michael Hawker as a director

1,594,033,721

10,533,567

20,488,109

10.

To re-elect Gay Huey Evans as a director

1,614,679,905

6,304,741

4,069,993

11.

To re-elect John McFarlane as a director

1,611,180,290

9,912,676

3,960,648

12.

To re-elect Patrick Regan as a director

1,618,198,060

2,825,271

4,026,132

13.

To re-elect Scott Wheway as a director

1,578,779,994

42,190,406

4,083,727

14.

To reappoint, as auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor  

1,545,149,100

36,270,371

43,632,538

15.

To authorise the directors to determine the auditor’s remuneration

1,567,951,085

29,657,221

27,439,253

16.

To authorise the director’s to allot relevant securities subject to the restrictions set out in the resolution

1,501,041,526

118,086,186

5,916,245

17.

To relax the restrictions which normally apply when securities are issued for cash*

1,613,869,241

6,256,196

4,928,254

18.

To authorise the purchase of up to 294 million of the Company’s ordinary shares*

1,616,702,719

4,565,238

3,783,762

19.

To authorise the purchase of up to 100 million of the Company’s 8 3/4 % preference shares*

1,615,834,033

5,260,580

3,956,507

20.

To authorise the purchase of up to 100 million of the Company’s 8 3/8% preference shares*

1,615,817,139

5,274,761

3,959,433

21.

To authorise the directors to offer shares in lieu of a cash dividend

1,619,088,006

2,088,629

3,867,571

22.

To authorise the Company and any subsidiary company in the Group to make political donations

1,573,281,108

47,547,366

4,142,634

23.

To authorise general meetings other than annual general meetings to be called on not less than 14 clear days’ notice*

1,444,158,657

177,230,720

3,661,110

24.

To authorise the directors to allot additional preference shares*

1,561,504,529

24,731,404

25,814,385

Notes:

*Special resolution

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.

On 9 May 2013, there were 2,946,842,415 Aviva plc ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share held.

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R copies of all the resolutions passed other than resolutions concerning ordinary business have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

A copy of the poll results for the Annual General Meeting is also available on the Aviva website at www.aviva.com/agm.

The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on the Aviva website at www.aviva.com/agm.

Enquiries:

Kirstine Cooper, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary +44 (0)20 7662 6646

Media

Nigel Prideaux +44 (0)20 7662 0215

Andrew Reid +44 (0)20 7662 3131

Sarah Swailes +44 (0)7800 694 859 

Analysts

David Eliot +44 (0)20 7662 8048

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