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Spectris PLC

22 May 2020

Spectris plc

Results of the Annual General Meeting held on 22 May 2020

At the Annual General Meeting of Spectris plc held earlier today, all resolutions were voted upon by poll and were passed by shareholders. The full text of each resolution is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Spectris plc website at www.spectris.com .

The results of the poll for each resolution are as follows:

 
                                         Votes For              Votes Against           Votes Cast          Votes 
                                  (including Discretionary                                                   Withheld 
                                           votes) 
                                Number             %          Number       %      Number        % of        Number 
                                 of shares                     of shares           of shares     relevant    of shares 
                                                                                                 shares 
 Resolutions                                                                                     in issue 
                               -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To receive the Annual 
       Report and Accounts 
       of the Company for 
       the financial year 
       ended 31 December 
 1     2019                           98,649,367      99.99       13,143   0.01    98,662,510      85.02%    1,580,303 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To approve the 
      Directors' 
 2    Remuneration Report             99,226,707      99.63      365,712   0.37    99,592,419      85.82%      650,394 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To elect Cathy Turner 
       as a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 3     Company                       100,230,113      99.99        9,562   0.01   100,239,675      86.38%        3,139 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Andrew 
       Heath as an Executive 
       Director of the 
 4     Company                       100,234,963      99.99        6,294   0.01   100,241,257      86.38%        1,557 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Derek 
      Harding as an Executive 
      Director of the 
 5    Company                         99,471,200      99.23      769,905   0.77   100,241,105      86.38%        1,709 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Mark 
       Williamson as a 
       Non-executive Director 
 6     of the Company                 98,502,816      99.27      728,523   0.73    99,231,339      85.51%    1,011,475 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Karim 
      Bitar as a 
      Non-executive 
      Director of the 
 7    Company                        100,155,536      99.92       84,295   0.08   100,239,831      86.38%        2,681 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Ulf 
      Quellmann as a 
      Non-executive 
      Director of the 
 8    Company                        100,156,233      99.92       83,900   0.08   100,240,133      86.38%        2,681 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect William 
       (Bill) Seeger as 
       a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 9     Company                       100,204,949      99.96       35,177   0.04   100,240,126      86.38%        2,681 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Kjersti 
      Wiklund as a 
      Non-executive 
      Director of the 
 10   Company                        100,204,422      99.96       35,711   0.04   100,240,133      86.38%        2,681 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Martha 
      Wyrsch as a 
      Non-executive 
      Director of the 
 11   Company                        100,158,345      99.92       82,721   0.08   100,241,066      86.38%        1,748 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-appoint Deloitte 
       LLP as auditor of 
 12    the Company                   100,234,078     100.00        4,647   0.00   100,238,725      86.38%        4,089 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
      Directors to agree 
      the auditor's 
 13   remuneration                   100,235,124     100.00        2,997   0.00   100,238,121      86.38%        4,541 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to allot 
 14    ordinary shares                91,134,422      90.92    9,105,144   9.08   100,239,566      86.38%        3,248 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To empower the 
      Directors 
      to allot ordinary 
      shares for cash 
      on a non pre-emptive 
 15   basis                          100,226,715      99.99       12,939   0.01   100,239,654      86.38%        3,160 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To empower the 
      Directors 
      to allot ordinary 
      shares for cash 
      on a non pre-emptive 
      basis for purposes 
      of acquisitions 
      or capital investments 
      of up to 5% of the 
      issued share capital 
 16   of the Company                  95,806,800      95.58    4,432,853   4.42   100,239,653      86.38%        3,160 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
       company to make 
       market purchases 
 17    of shares                      98,955,389      98.82    1,184,966   1.18   100,140,355      86.29%      102,458 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
      To allow the period 
      of notice for general 
      meetings of the 
      Company (other than 
      annual general 
      meetings) 
      to be not less than 
 18   14 clear days' notice           96,942,763      96.71    3,296,739   3.29   100,239,502      86.38%        3,312 
     ------------------------  -----------------  ---------  -----------  -----  ------------  ----------  ----------- 
 

The number of Ordinary shares in issue at the close of business on 21 May 2020 (excluding 5,130,792 treasury shares) was 116,048,529.

Any vote that gave the Chairman discretion have been included in the 'For' votes. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

Copies of the resolutions passed as Special Business at the AGM (resolutions 15 to 18 inclusive) will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism document viewing facility at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM .

A copy of the poll results will be shortly be available on the company's website at www.spectris.com .

The Board remains committed to allowing shareholders the opportunity to engage with the Board. Once restrictions have been lifted, the Board intends to put provisions in place for shareholders to meet with members of the Board. Details of this meeting will be published on the Company's website in due course. Shareholders may register their interest in attending this meeting at cosec@spectris.com .

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Eliza Unwin

Assistant Company Secretary

01784 470470

LEI Number: 213800Z4CO2CZO3M3T10

Date: 22 May 2020

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