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SHIRE PLC: Results of the 2013 Annual General Meeting

Results of the 2013 Annual General Meeting 
April 30, 2013 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company") announces
that at its Annual General Meeting held at The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion
Street, Dublin 2, Ireland at 1.30 pm today, all resolutions contained in the
notice of meeting were decided by poll vote. The results of the poll are as
follows: 
Resolution              For (includ    %     Against     %     Votes    
Withheld  


                           ing                                cast as           
                         discretionary                           a % of           
                            votes)                              relevant          
                                                                 shares           
                                                                in issue          


                                                                               
Ordinary Resolutions                                                             
                                                                               
1. To receive the       382,529,501  98.84% 4,489,634  1.16%   69.67%   471,342  
Company's accounts and                                                           
the reports of the                                                               
Directors and Auditor                                                            
                                                                               
2. To approve the       361,222,372  96.26% 14,042,536 3.74%   67.56%  
12,225,569
Directors'                                                                       
remuneration report                                                              
                                                                               
3. To re-elect William  386,014,484  99.74%  993,719   0.26%   69.67%   482,274  
Burns as a Director                                                              
                                                                               
4. To re-elect Matthew  355,714,543  94.13% 22,201,249 5.87%   68.03%  
9,574,685 
Emmens as a Director                                                             
                                                                               
5. To re-elect Dr.      386,808,763  99.95%  195,914   0.05%   69.67%   485,800  
David Ginsburg as a                                                              
Director                                                                         
                                                                               
6. To re-elect Graham   386,293,509  99.82%  714,353   0.18%   69.67%   482,615  
Hetherington as a                                                                
Director                                                                         
                                                                               
7. To re-elect David    385,216,321  99.66% 1,308,525  0.34%   69.58%   965,631  
Kappler as a Director                                                            
                                                                               
8. To re-elect Susan    386,814,545  99.95%  194,529   0.05%   69.67%   481,403  
Kilsby as a Director                                                             
                                                                               
9. To re-elect Anne     386,527,128  99.88%  480,970   0.12%   69.67%   482,379  
Minto as a Director                                                              
                                                                               
10. To re-elect David   386,808,105  99.95%  196,042   0.05%   69.67%   486,330  
Stout as a Director                                                              
                                                                               
11. To elect Dr.        386,816,503  99.95%  188,864   0.05%   69.67%   485,110  
Steven Gillis as a                                                               
Director                                                                         
                                                                               
12. To elect Dr.        386,823,276  99.95%  183,782   0.05%   69.67%   483,419  
Flemming Ornskov as a                                                            
Director                                                                         
                                                                               
13. To re-appoint       385,655,383  99.65% 1,364,730  0.35%   69.67%   470,364  
Deloitte LLP as the                                                              
Company's Auditor                                                                
                                                                               
14. To authorize the    386,676,440  99.92%  317,206   0.08%   69.67%   496,831  
Audit, Compliance &                                                              
Risk Committee to                                                                
determine the                                                                    
remuneration of the                                                              
Auditor                                                                          
                                                                               
15. To authorize the    367,007,043  95.25% 18,316,951 4.75%   69.37%  
2,166,483 
allotment of shares                                                              
                                                                               
Special Resolutions                                                              
                                                                               
16. To authorize the    383,547,612  99.76%  913,946   0.24%   69.21%  
3,028,919 
disapplication of                                                                
pre-emption rights                                                               
                                                                               
17. To authorize        384,709,895  99.42% 2,250,776  0.58%   69.66%   529,806  
market purchases                                                                 
                                                                               
18. To approve the      326,322,921  84.33% 60,650,077 15.67%  69.66%   517,479  
notice period for                                                                
general meetings                                                                 
As at the record date, April 28, 2013, there were 555,680,549 ordinary shares
in issue (excluding shares held in treasury). Shareholders are entitled to one
vote per share. A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in
the calculation of the proportion of votes validly cast. 
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R copies of the relevant resolutions
passed at the meeting have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and
will be available for viewing shortly at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm and also
via the Company's website at www.shire.com. 
Tony Guthrie
Deputy Company Secretary 
For further information please contact: 
Investor Relations   Eric Rojas (erojas@shire.com)            +1 781 482 0999   
                                                                            


                     Sarah Elton-Farr (seltonfarr@shire.com)  +44 1256 894157  

NOTES TO EDITORS

Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.

Through our deep understanding of patients' needs, we develop and provide
healthcare in the areas of:

  * Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions
      * Rare Diseases
      * Regenerative Medicine
    as well as other symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians.

We aspire to imagine and lead the future of healthcare, creating value for
patients, physicians, policymakers, payors and our shareholders.

www.shire.com


                                                                       
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