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Smiths Group PLC SMIN Result of AGM

  Smiths Group PLC (SMIN) - Result of AGM

RNS Number : 6334R
Smiths Group PLC
20 November 2012




20 NOVEMBER 2012

SMITHS GROUP PLC - RESULT OF AGM

LISTING RULE LR 9.6.18 R

The Company is pleased to announce that all the resolutions proposed at the
Annual General Meeting held on 20 November 2012 were subject to polls and were
passed by the necessary majority.

The results of the polls on the resolutions are shown below and will be posted
on the Company's website, www.smiths.com.



                            Votes             Votes           % of    Votes
Resolutions                            %                 %    ISC*
                             For             Against         voted   Withheld
    

    Adoption of Annual
1.  Report               260,137,199  99.81    487,764  0.19 66.31%  3,327,076
    Approval of
    Directors'
2.  Remuneration Report  218,523,424  90.74 22,305,525  9.26 61.27% 23,123,090
    

    Declaration of final
3.  Dividend             263,753,807 >99.99      2,278 <0.01 67.11%    195,954
    Re-election of

    Mr B.F.J. Angelici
4.  as a director        263,023,953  99.73    714,825  0.27 67.10%    213,261
    Re-election of

    Mr P. Bowman as a
5.  director             261,675,206  99.22  2,067,438  0.78 67.10%    209,395
    Re-election of

    Mr D.H. Brydon as a
6.  director             259,190,091  98.32  4,436,126  1.68 67.07%    325,822
    Re-election of

    Mr D.J. Challen as a
7.  director             263,007,895  99.72    730,982  0.28 67.10%    213,162
    Election of

    Ms T.D. Fratto as a
8.  director             263,031,691  99.73    707,364  0.27 67.10%    212,984
    Re-election of

    Ms A.C. Quinn as a
9.  director             262,061,899  99.73    716,132  0.27 66.86%  1,174,008
    Re-election of

    Sir Kevin Tebbit as
10. a director           263,011,901  99.72    729,315  0.28 67.10%    210,823
    Re-election of

    Mr P.A. Turner as a
11. director             263,318,257  99.84    419,705  0.16 67.10%    214,077
    Re-appointment of

12. PwC as auditors      259,934,616  98.55  3,820,787  1.45 67.11%    196,636
    

    Auditors'
13. remuneration         263,083,610  99.75    652,684  0.25 67.10%    215,745
    Authorities to issue
    shares pursuant to
    s551 of Companies
14. Act 2006             252,581,574  97.63  6,119,002  2.37 65.82%  5,251,463
    Authority to
    disapply

15. pre-emption rights   259,590,499  99.77    599,439  0.23 66.20%  3,762,101
    Authority to make
    market purchases of
16. shares               260,932,265  99.62    988,439  0.38 66.64%  2,031,335
    Notice period for

17. general meetings     234,318,117  88.84 29,428,438 11.16 67.10%    205,484
    

    Political donations
18. etc.                 256,829,810  98.36  4,270,779  1.64 66.43%  2,851,450



* ISC = issued share capital of the Company



Notes:

(i) Where shareholders appointed the Chairman of the Meeting as their
proxy with discretion as to voting, their votes were cast in favour of the
resolutions and their shares have been included in the "votes for" column.



(ii) A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the
calculation of the percentages of the votes cast for and against a resolution.



(iii) There were 393,046,408 ordinary shares of 37.5p in issue at the time
of the AGM.



(iv) Resolutions Nos. 1 to 14 and 18 were passed as ordinary
resolutions. Resolutions Nos. 15 to 17 were passed as special resolutions.



LISTING RULE LR 9.6.3 R

A copy of all the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting of the
Company held on 20 November 2012 will be uploaded to the UK Financial Services
Authority National Storage Mechanism. This may be viewed online by visiting
the National Storage Mechanism website at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.





Neil Burdett

Deputy Secretary

+44 (0)20 7808 5574

secretary@smiths.com



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