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Pearson Plc LSE:PSON London Ordinary Share GB0006776081 ORD 25P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -6.40p -0.79% 808.20p 807.80p 808.40p 818.20p 807.00p 814.20p 556,954 12:58:14
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Media 4,129.0 498.0 75.6 10.7 -

Pearson PLC Result of AGM

26/04/2019 2:54pm

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


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Pearson PLC

26 April 2019

26 April 2019

Pearson plc

(the "Company")

Results of Annual General Meeting 2019

Pearson plc held its annual general meeting at 12 noon today. All resolutions set out in the Company's Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 25 March 2019 were proposed and approved on a poll.

The table below shows the results of the poll for each resolution. The Company's issued share capital on 26 April 2019 was 781,417,120 ordinary shares of 25p each. The proportion of the Company's issued share capital represented by those votes cast is approximately 80.74%.

 
      Resolution     For and         % votes         Against      %            Total votes   % of         Withheld/ 
                     Discretionary   cast For                     votes        cast          issued       Abstentions* 
                                     and                          cast         (excluding    capital 
                                     Discretionary                Against      votes         voted 
                                                                               withheld) 
      To receive 
      the 2018 
      report 
 1    and accounts     630,479,826           99.98      129,330         0.02   630,609,156       80.70%        322,860 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To declare a 
      final 
 2    dividend         630,763,864           99.98      124,160         0.02   630,888,024       80.74%         43,992 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
      Elizabeth 
 3    Corley           627,706,830           99.51    3,069,633         0.49   630,776,463       80.72%        155,553 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
 4    Vivienne Cox     628,928,573           99.71    1,838,913         0.29   630,767,486       80.72%        159,530 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
 5    John Fallon      630,190,100           99.89      666,309         0.11   630,856,409       80.73%         75,607 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
 6    Josh Lewis       629,072,236           99.73    1,704,404         0.27   630,776,640       80.72%        155,376 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
      Linda 
 7    Lorimer          630,500,823           99.96      276,311         0.04   630,777,134       80.72%        154,882 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
      Michael 
 8    Lynton           623,403,576           99.62    2,353,846         0.38   625,757,422       80.08%      5,174,594 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
 9    Tim Score        585,635,326           99.50    2,949,210         0.50   588,584,536       75.32%     42,347,480 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
      Sidney 
 10   Taurel           627,330,412           99.45    3,474,990         0.55   630,805,402       80.73%        126,614 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
      Lincoln 
 11   Wallen           630,368,159           99.94      401,766         0.06   630,769,925       80.72%        162,091 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To re-elect 
      Coram 
 12   Williams         628,930,343           99.69    1,935,263         0.31   630,865,606       80.73%         66,410 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To approve 
      the annual 
      remuneration 
 13   report           617,786,062           97.93   13,041,115         2.07   630,827,177       80.73%        104,839 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To 
      re-appoint 
 14   the auditors     598,560,393           94.88   32,318,203         5.12   630,878,596       80.74%         53,420 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To determine 
      the 
      remuneration 
      of the 
 15   auditors         628,930,751           99.69    1,924,243         0.31   630,854,994       80.73%         72,522 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To authorise 
      the company 
      to 
      allot 
      ordinary 
 16   shares           561,600,685           89.02   69,238,744        10.98   630,839,429       80.73%         92,587 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To waive the 
      pre-emption 
 17   rights           630,474,373           99.95      325,412         0.05   630,799,785       80.73%        132,107 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To waive the 
      pre-emption 
      rights 
      - additional 
 18   percentage       616,821,980           97.78   13,975,479         2.22   630,797,459       80.72%        134,433 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To authorise 
      the company 
      to 
      purchase its 
 19   own shares       624,083,306           98.92    6,786,558         1.08   630,869,864       80.73%         62,028 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
      To approve 
      the holding 
      of 
      general 
      meetings on 
      14 clear 
 20   days' notice     605,007,012           96.29   23,319,351         3.71   628,326,363       80.41%      2,605,529 
     -------------  --------------  --------------  -----------  -----------  ------------  -----------  ------------- 
 

* Votes withheld are not legal votes.

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

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