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AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Results of voting at 2014 annual general meeting

 AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Results of voting at 2014 annual general meeting African Barrick Gold plc ("ABG" or the "Company")                                       Registration number 7123187                                             Results of voting at 2014 annual general meeting                  25 April 2014  The Annual General Meeting of ABG was held on 24 April 2014. As at the date of the annual general meeting, the total number of issued Ordinary Shares was 410,085,499. Therefore, the total number of votes exercisable at the meeting was 410,085,499. The full text of the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting was set out in the notice of annual general meeting dated 24 March 2014.  All resolutions at the meeting were put to ABG's shareholders on a poll. The total number of votes validly cast at the meeting was 357,217,377.  The final voting figures of the poll as certified by the scrutineers, Computershare Investor Services PLC, were as follows:                        Total votes For (*)     %       Against(*) %     Vote                             cast                                              withheld(**)                                                                                        Ordinary Resolutions                                                                                                                                               Approval of the        356,609,140 356,609,040 100.00     100     0.00    608,237   audited annual                                                                    accounts for the                                                                  Company for the                                                                   financial year ended                                                              31 December 2013,                                                                 together with the                                                                 Directors' Report, the                                                            Strategic Report, and                                                             the Auditors' Reports.                                                                                                                                             Approval of the        343,938,849 293,876,634  85.44  50,062,215 14.56    13,278   Directors'                                                                        Remuneration Report                                                               for the financial year                                                            ended 31 December                                                                 2013.                                                                                                                                                              Approval of the        357,213,699 351,403,920  98.37  5,809,779  1.63    3,500   Directors'                                                                        Remuneration Policy.                                                                                                                                               Declaration and        357,217,377 357,217,377 100.00      0      0.00      0     approval of a final                                                               dividend of US 2.0                                                                cents per Ordinary                                                                Share, for the year                                                               ended 31 December                                                                 2013.                                                                                                                                                              Election of Kelvin     339,901,076 333,537,131  98.13  6,363,945  1.87   17,316,301 Dushnisky as a                                                                    Director                                                                          (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Bradley    357,212,627 356,860,451  99.90   352,176   0.10    4,750   ("Brad") Gordon as a                                                              Director (executive)                                                              of the Company.                                                                                                                                                    Election of Ambassador 357,212,627 356,929,588  99.92   283,039   0.08    4,750   Mwapachu as a Director                                                            (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Graham     357,212,627 356,931,951  99.92   280,676   0.08    4,750   Clow as a Director                                                                (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Rachel     357,210,064 356,929,388  99.92   280,676   0.08    7,313   English as a Director                                                             (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Andre      357,212,627 356,930,151  99.92   282,476   0.08    4,750   Falzon as a Director                                                              (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Stephen    357,207,627 356,828,018  99.89   379,609   0.11    9,750   Galbraith as a                                                                    Director                                                                          (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Michael    357,179,064 352,652,289  98.73  4,526,775  1.27     38,313   Kenyon as a Director                                                              (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Steve      357,207,627 356,926,951  99.92   280,676   0.08    9,750   Lucas as a Director                                                               (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Richard    357,210,627 356,856,651  99.90   353,976   0.10    6,750   ("Rick") McCreary as a                                                            Director                                                                          (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Election of Peter      357,210,627 352,762,011  98.75  4,448,616  1.25    6,750   Tomsett as a Director                                                             (non-executive) of the                                                            Company.                                                                                                                                                           Re-appointment of      357,214,964 357,211,064 100.00    3,900    0.00    2,413   PricewaterhouseCoopers                                                            LLP as auditors of the                                                            Company (the                                                                      "Auditors") to hold                                                               office until the                                                                  conclusion of the next                                                            general meeting of the                                                            Company at which the                                                              accounts are laid                                                                 before the Company.                                                                                                                                                Grant of authorisation 357,215,164 357,141,164  99.98    74,000   0.02    2,213   to the audit committee                                                            of the Company to                                                                 agree the remuneration                                                            of the Auditors.                                                                                                                                                   Grant of authority to  356,426,071 355,058,983  99.62  1,367,088  0.38    791,306   the Directors,                                                                    generally and                                                                     unconditionally                                                                   pursuant to Section                                                               551 of the Companies                                                              Act 2006 (the "Act")                                                              to exercise all powers                                                            of the Company to                                                                 allot shares in the                                                               Company or to grant                                                               rights to subscribe                                                               for or to convert any                                                             security into shares                                                              in the Company up to                                                              an aggregate nominal                                                              amount of £13,532,821,                                                           and up to a further                                                               nominal amount of £                                                              13,532,821 in                                                                     connection with a                                                                 rights issue, provided                                                            that this authority                                                               shall expire on the                                                               date of the Company's                                                             next annual general                                                               meeting or 30 June                                                                2015, whichever is                                                                earlier.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Special resolutions                                                                                                                   Grant of authority to  357,209,727 357,205,564 100.00    4,163    0.00    7,650   the Directors of the                                                              Company pursuant to                                                               Section 570 of the Act                                                            to allot equity                                                                   securities (within the                                                            meaning of Section 560                                                            of the Act) wholly for                                                            cash as if Section 561                                                            (1) of the Act did not                                                            apply (a) in                                                                      connection with a                                                                 pre-emptive offer or                                                              rights issue or (b)                                                               otherwise up to an                                                                aggregate nominal                                                                 value of £2,050,427.                                                             This authority shall                                                              expire on the date of                                                             the Company's next                                                                annual general                                                                    meeting, or 30 June                                                               2015, whichever is                                                                earlier.                                                                                                                                                           Grant of authority to  357,145,877 357,112,373  99.99    33,504   0.01     71,500   the Company for the                                                               purpose of Section 701                                                            of the Act to make                                                                market purchases (as                                                              defined in Section 693                                                            (4) of that Act) of                                                               Ordinary Shares each                                                              in the capital of the                                                             Company, subject to                                                               satisfying certain                                                                conditions and                                                                    provided that the                                                                 authority shall expire                                                            at the conclusion of                                                              the Company's next                                                                annual general                                                                    meeting, or 30 June                                                               2015, whichever is                                                                earlier.                                                                                                                                                           Grant of authority to  357,210,727 341,297,806  95.55  15,912,921 4.45    6,650   the Company to call a                                                             general meeting other                                                             than an annual general                                                            meeting on not less                                                               than 14 clear days'                                                               notice, provided that                                                             facilities are                                                                    available to                                                                      shareholders to vote                                                              by electronic means                                                               for meetings called at                                                            such notice.                                                                      (*) Includes discretionary votes (**) A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution.  ENQUIRIES  For further information contact:  African Barrick Gold plc                                   +44 (0)207 129 7150  Giles Blackham, Investor Relations Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                 This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities of ABG in any jurisdiction.  END