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Fisher (James) & Sons plc

29 April 2021

James Fisher and Sons plc - Result of Annual General Meeting

29 April 2021

Following the Annual General Meeting held today, James Fisher and Sons plc announces the results for each resolution. Voting at the 2021 AGM was on a poll. The following table sets out the results of the poll on each resolution.

 
                             Result    FOR          %        AGAINST     %      Total votes        Proxy 
                                                                                 cast (excluding    votes 
                                                                                 withheld)          withheld 
                                                                                                    * 
 ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS 
 Resolution 1 
  To receive the 
  2020 Report 
  and Accounts               FOR       38,127,505   100.00   0           0.00   38,127,505         621,264 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 2 
  To approve the 
  Directors' Remuneration 
  Policy in the 
  Annual Report 
  on Remuneration            FOR       37,499,177   97.56    938,426     2.44   38,437,603         311,166 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 3 
  To approve the 
  Directors' Remuneration 
  Report in the 
  Annual Report 
  on Remuneration            FOR       38,196,666   98.60    543,430     1.40   38,740,096         8,673 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 4 
  To re-elect 
  Mr M S Paul 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.            FOR       38,420,653   99.18    316,910     0.82   38,737,563         11,206 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 5 
  To re-elect 
  Mr E P O'Lionaird 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.            FOR       37,818,878   99.20    303,425     0.80   38,122,303         626,466 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 6                WITHDRAWN 
                            -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 Resolution 7 
  To re-elect 
  Ms A I Comiskey 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.            FOR       38,556,423   99.53    181,346     0.47   38,737,769         11,000 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 8 
  To re-elect 
  Mr J R Atkinson 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.            FOR       38,400,723   99.14    334,006     0.86   38,734,729         14,040 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 9 
  To re-elect 
  Mr M J L Salter 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.            FOR       38,556,539   99.53    181,024     0.47   38,737,563         11,206 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 10 
  To re-elect 
  Dr I Braunschmidt 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.            FOR       36,994,399   99.10    334,122     0.90   37,328,521         1,420,248 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 11 
  To re-appoint 
  KPMG LLP as 
  auditor                    FOR       38,101,872   98.35    637,857     1.65   38,739,729         9,040 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 12 
  To authorise 
  the Audit Committee 
  to determine 
  the auditor's 
  remuneration.              FOR       38,498,269   99.37    244,294     0.63   38,742,563         6,206 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 13 
  Approve the 
  rules of the 
  2021 Long Term 
  Incentive Plan             FOR       37,499,614   96.79    1,243,105   3.21   38,742,719         6,050 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 14 
  To renew the 
  directors' authority 
  to allot shares            FOR       38,294,230   98.84    448,333     1.16   38,742,563         6,206 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS 
 Resolution 15 
  Disapply pre-emption 
  (general)                  FOR       38,421,003   99.17    321,560     0.83   38,742,563         6,206 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 16 
  - Disapply pre-emption 
  (acquisitions/ 
  capital investments)       FOR       37,911,248   97.85    831,315     2.15   38,742,563         6,206 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 17 
  - Authority 
  to purchase 
  own shares                 FOR       38,028,395   98.16    714,374     1.84   38,742,769         6,000 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 18 
  - Notice of 
  general meetings           FOR       38,031,378   98.16    711,391     1.84   38,742,769         6,000 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 Resolution 19 
  - Approve the 
  adoption of 
  new articles 
  of association             FOR       38,427,442   99.77    88,721      0.23   38,516,163         232,606 
                            --------  -----------  -------  ----------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 

* 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.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of resolutions that do not constitute ordinary business at an annual general meeting will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism which is located at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism . In addition, and in accordance with Listing Rule 9.2.6E, a copy of the articles of association of the Company has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism.

As at 27 April 2021 (being the latest date by which shareholders who wanted to vote at the Annual General Meeting must have been entered on the company's Register of Members) the total number of voting rights in the company was 50,395,519 ordinary shares, carrying one vote each, and 100,000 preference shares carrying one vote each. Therefore, the total voting rights in the Company are 50,495,519.

Contact

Jim Marsh

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

01229 615 559

Legal Entity Identifier: 213800J975E5OYR6S216

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