TIDMSBRY

RNS Number : 8933R

Sainsbury(J) PLC

02 July 2020

2 July 2020

J Sainsbury plc

(the Company)

Results of AGM

Following the Annual General Meeting held today, J Sainsbury plc announces the results of the poll vote for each resolution as follows:

 
                               Votes For       % of        Votes        % of      Votes cast      Votes       Votes 
                                              Votes       Against      Votes                     cast as   Withheld(1) 
                                               Cast                     Cast                     a % of 
                                                                                                   ISC 
      To receive and adopt 
      the Company's 
      audited Annual 
      Report and Financial 
      Statements for the 
      52 weeks to 7 March 
      2020, together with 
      the Reports of the 
      Directors and 
 1    auditor                1,686,702,566      99.99        90,831       0.01   1,686,793,397    75.93%     6,095,225 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 2    To approve the 
      Annual Report on 
      Remuneration           1,673,523,664      98.87    19,198,952       1.13   1,692,722,616    76.20%       166,057 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 3    To approve the 
      Directors' 
      Remuneration Policy    1,636,228,923      97.00    50,624,806       3.00   1,686,853,729    75.93%     6,034,944 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 4    To elect Tanuj 
      Kapilashrami as a 
      Director               1,689,508,598      99.91     1,588,519       0.09   1,691,097,117    76.12%     1,791,557 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
      To elect Simon 
      Roberts as a 
 5    Director               1,690,302,236      99.95       827,662       0.05   1,691,129,898    76.13%     1,759,398 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
      To elect Keith Weed 
 6    as a Director          1,689,307,619      99.89     1,812,051       0.11   1,691,119,670    76.13%     1,769,004 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
      To re-elect Brian 
 7    Cassin as a Director   1,689,291,944      99.89     1,865,140       0.11   1,691,157,084    76.13%     1,731,590 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
      To re-elect Jo 
 8    Harlow as a Director   1,678,136,652      99.55     7,579,774       0.45   1,685,716,426    75.88%     7,172,248 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
      To re-elect David 
 9    Keens as a Director    1,689,269,287      99.89     1,864,676       0.11   1,691,133,963    76.13%     1,754,711 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
      To re-elect Kevin 
      O'Byrne as a 
 10   Director               1,686,304,161      99.72     4,811,338       0.28   1,691,115,499    76.13%     1,773,175 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 11   To re-elect Dame 
      Susan Rice as a 
      Director               1,683,644,949      99.56     7,496,746       0.44   1,691,141,695    76.13%     1,746,979 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 12   To re-elect Martin 
      Scicluna as a 
      Director               1,673,285,764      99.15    14,306,833       0.85   1,687,592,597    75.97%     5,296,077 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 13   To re-appoint Ernst 
      & Young LLP as 
      auditor                1,692,095,034      99.98       319,882       0.02   1,692,414,916    76.18%       473,658 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 14   To authorise the 
      Audit Committee to 
      determine the 
      auditor's 
      remuneration           1,692,228,433      99.98       284,225       0.02   1,692,512,658    76.19%       376,016 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 15   To authorise the 
      Directors to allot 
      shares                 1,595,265,433      94.24    97,447,437       5.76   1,692,712,870    76.20%       175,804 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 16   Authority to 
      disapply pre-emption 
      without restriction 
      as to use (Special 
      Resolution)            1,643,935,388      97.12    48,723,825       2.88   1,692,659,213    76.19%       229,116 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 17   Authority to 
      disapply pre-emption 
      for acquisitions or 
      specified capital 
      investments (Special 
      Resolution)            1,592,181,734      94.06   100,506,465       5.94   1,692,688,199    76.20%       200,474 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 18   To authorise the 
      Company to make 
      'political 
      donations' and incur 
      'political 
      expenditure'           1,675,523,443      99.08    15,620,192       0.92   1,691,143,635    76.13%     1,745,039 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 19   To authorise the 
      Company to purchase 
      its own shares 
      (Special Resolution)   1,681,906,011      99.48     8,804,580       0.52   1,690,710,591    76.11%     2,177,872 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 20   To approve the J 
      Sainsbury plc Share 
      Incentive Plan Rules 
      and Trust Deed         1,682,424,922      99.39    10,255,441       0.61   1,692,680,363    76.20%       208,311 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 21   To approve the 
      amendments to the 
      Articles of 
      Association (Special 
      Resolution)            1,691,865,189      99.98       336,613       0.02   1,692,201,802    76.17%       623,831 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 22   To authorise the 
      Company to call a 
      general meeting on 
      not less than 14 
      clear days' notice 
      (Special Resolution)   1,552,372,480      91.70   140,428,907       8.30   1,692,801,387    76.20%        86,430 
     ---------------------  --------------  ---------  ------------  ---------  --------------  --------  ------------ 
 

(1) A vote withheld is not a vote under English law and is therefore not included in the calculation of votes for and against a resolution.

The total number of voting rights as at 30 June 2020 was 2,221,484,249 ordinary shares of 28(4) /(7) pence each.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of all resolutions passed as special business will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism document viewing facility at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

A copy of the voting results shown above will also be made available on the Company's website at https://www.about.sainsburys.co.uk/investors/shareholder-information/agm.

 
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