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Whitbread PLC

17 June 2021

Whitbread PLC - Annual General Meeting Resolutions 17 June 2021

Whitbread PLC announces that at the Annual General Meeting held on 17 June 2021, all resolutions were voted on by a poll and were duly passed. The results of the AGM are as follows:

 
 
             RESOLUTION                  VOTES        %       VOTES        %        VOTES         % of        VOTES 
                                          FOR                 AGAINST               TOTAL       ISC VOTED    WITHHELD 
                                                                                ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 1. To receive the Annual Report 
  and Accounts 
  for the year ended 
  25 February 2021                    134,865,886   99.52    652,166     0.48    135,518,052     67.10%      764,874 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 2.To approve the Annual Report on 
  Remuneration                        72,249,099    64.25   40,192,388   35.75   112,441,487     55.67%     23,841,439 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 3. To elect Kal Atwal as a 
  director                            135,280,919   99.76    331,748     0.24    135,612,667     67.14%      669,671 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 4. To elect Fumbi Chima as a 
  director                            135,307,369   99.78    303,794     0.22    135,611,163     67.14%      671,175 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 5.To re-elect David Atkins as a 
  director                            121,020,813   89.24   14,593,644   10.76   135,614,457     67.14%      667,881 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 6.To re-elect Horst Baier as a 
  director                            134,886,753   99.46    728,766     0.54    135,615,519     67.15%      666,819 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 7.To re-elect Alison Brittain as a 
  director                            134,913,812   99.48    702,189     0.52    135,616,001     67.15%      666,337 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 8.To re-elect Nicholas Cadbury as 
  a director                          134,853,574   99.44    761,086     0.56    135,614,660     67.14%      667,678 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 9. To re-elect Adam Crozier as a 
  director                            113,796,476   85.42   19,417,905   14.58   133,214,381     65.96%     3,067,957 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 10. To re-elect Frank Fiskers as a 
  director                            116,912,206   88.85   14,675,830   11.15   131,588,036     65.15%     4,694,302 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 11. To re-elect Richard 
  Gillingwater as 
  a director                          121,409,336   89.53   14,203,986   10.47   135,613,322     67.14%      669,016 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 12. To re-elect Chris Kennedy as a 
  director                            134,438,628   99.13   1,173,305    0.87    135,611,933     67.14%      659,228 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 13. To re-elect Louise Smalley as 
  a director                          134,916,581   99.49    697,383     0.51    135,613,964     67.14%      657,197 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 14. To reappoint Deloitte LLP as 
  the auditor                         130,294,414   96.07   5,324,214    3.93    135,618,628     67.15%      653,121 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 15. To authorise the Board, 
  through the 
  Audit Committee, to set the 
  auditor's remuneration              130,122,620   95.95   5,498,136    4.05    135,620,756     67.15%      650,887 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 16. To authorise the Company to 
  make political 
  donations                           130,731,742   96.40   4,877,052    3.60    135,608,794     67.14%      662,955 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 17. To authorise the Board to 
  allot shares                        126,362,929   93.17   9,265,011    6.83    135,627,940     67.15%      643,809 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 18. To approve the Whitbread 2021 
  Sharesave 
  Plan                                134,335,952   99.53    637,094     0.47    134,973,046     66.83%     1,298,703 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 19. To authorise the 
  disapplication of pre-emption 
  rights                              130,625,636   96.55   4,673,793    3.45    135,299,429     66.99%      972,330 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 20. To authorise the 
  disapplication of pre-emption 
  rights in connection with an 
  acquisition 
  or a specified capital investment   125,676,482   92.89   9,621,140    7.11    135,297,622     66.99%      974,127 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 21. To authorise the Company to 
  purchase 
  its own ordinary shares             133,067,220   98.15   2,511,733    1.85    135,578,953     67.13%      692,796 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 22. To enable the Company to call 
  general 
  meetings, other than an Annual 
  General Meeting, 
  on reduced notice                   128,744,239   94.93   6,876,675    5.07    135,620,914     67.15%      650,835 
                                     ------------  ------  -----------  ------  ------------  -----------  ----------- 
 

A copy of all the resolutions passed, other than those concerning ordinary business, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

The Board notes the results of the advisory resolution on the 2020/21 remuneration report, which has been supported by the majority of shareholders. W e have already had conversations with a number of shareholders regarding the remuneration report and we look forward to ongoing constructive discussions with shareholders over the coming months. We will report on any actions resulting from those discussions in due course.

Enquiries:

Investor queries | Whitbread | investorrelations@whitbread.com

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