Voting results of 2014 Annual General Meeting

Article date: 30 April 2014

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

 

% of votes cast

Against

% of votes cast

Votes cast as % of Issued Share Capital

Withheld

1.

To receive and consider the Company’s Annual Report and Accounts, which include the Strategic Report and the Reports of the Directors and the Auditor, for the financial year ended 31 December 2013.

 

1,749,274,101

99.99

208,110

0.01

59.35

3,417,567

2.

To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors’ Remuneration Policy) for the financial year ended 31 December 2013.

 

1,649,998,066

98.09

32,178,540

1.91

57.07

70,711,167

3.

To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy.

.

1,692,563,591

96.88

54,476,729

3.12

59.27

5,851,008

4.

To declare a final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2013.

 

1,749,805,520

99.99

200,944

0.01

59.37

2,893,971

5.

To elect Patricia Cross as a director of the Company.

 

1,742,858,178

99.62

6,709,037

0.38

59.36

3,331,735

 

6.

To elect Michael Mire as a director of the Company.

 

1,748,055,390

 

99.92

1,481,205

 

0.08

59.36

 

3,368,344

 

7.

To elect Thomas Stoddard as a director of the Company.

 

1,747,456,681

 

99.88

2,069,156

0.12

59.35

3,376,296

8.

To re-elect Glyn Barker as a director of the Company.

 

1,719,731,117

99.18

14,242,648

0.82

58.83

18,926,577

9.

To re-elect Michael Hawker as a director of the Company.

 

1,738,953,398

99.39

10,634,176

0.61

59.36

3,308,567

10.

To re-elect Gay Huey Evans as a director of the Company.

 

1,746,346,903

99.82

3,185,291

0.18

59.35

3,371,137

11.

To re-elect John McFarlane as a director of the Company.

 

1,693,181,525

96.98

52,731,048

3.02

59.23

6,992,476

12.

To re-elect Sir Adrian Montague as a director of the Company.

 

1,737,122,155

99.29

12,446,286

0.71

59.36

3,335,923

13.

To re-elect Bob Stein as a director of the Company.

 

1,748,036,957

99.91

1,552,709

0.09

59.36

3,314,047

14.

To re-elect Scott Wheway as a director of the Company.

 

1,742,672,664

99.61

6,888,318

0.39

59.36

3,334,304

15.

To re-elect Mark Wilson as a director of the Company.

 

1,748,231,724

99.92

1,409,243

0.08

59.36

3,261,034

16.

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor of the Company.

 

1,713,306,683

98.88

19,323,264

1.12

58.78

20,262,279

17.

To authorise the directors to determine the auditor’s remuneration.

1,731,380,873

98.96

18,260,012

1.04

59.36

3,245,861

18.

To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations and incur political expenditure.

 

1,702,802,956

97.38

45,858,029

2.62

59.33

4,159,415

19.

To authorise the directors of the Company to allot shares.

 

1,571,972,165

90.10

172,735,216

9.90

59.19

8,186,393

20.

To authorise the directors of the Company to make non pre-emptive share allotments.*

 

1,745,170,256

99.85

2,605,448

0.15

59.30

5,106,767

21.

To authorise the Company to purchase its own ordinary shares.*

 

1,748,459,531

99.93

1,262,673

0.07

59.36

3,167,330

22.

To authorise the Company to purchase 8 3/4 % preference shares.*

1,748,436,318

99.93

1,148,621

0.07

59.36

3,312,166

23.

To authorise the Company to purchase 8 3/8% preference shares.*

 

1,748,440,439

99.93

1,145,354

0.07

59.36

3,314,718

24.

To authorise the Company to call general meetings other than an annual general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice.*

 

1,614,532,372

92.27

135,220,974

7.73

59.36

3,139,982

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 30 April 2014, there were 2,947,573,407 Aviva plc ordinary shares in issue. Ordinary 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 will also be available on the Aviva website at www.aviva.com/agm shortly.

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

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