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Aviva PLC: Result of AGM

LONDON--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) -

Aviva plc VOTING RESULTS OF 2013 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Aviva plc announces the results of its Annual General Meeting held today. All resolutions were voted on by way of a poll and were passed. The total number of votes received on each resolution is as follows: Resolution For Against Votes Withheld 1. To receive the Annual Report and Account 1,620,494,393 962,606 3,599,233 2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report 1,417,318,367 187,906,906 19,812,203 3. To receive the Corporate Responsibility Report 1,616,618,645 4,414,871 4,022,496 4. To declare a final dividend 1,612,601,551 8,890,945 3,552,183 5. To elect Mark Wilson as a director 1,618,547,566 2,493,158 4,012,681 6. To elect Sir Adrian Montague as a director 1,605,584,600 15,420,027 4,046,935 7. To elect Bob Stein as a director 1,617,533,678 3,443,961 4,075,692 8. To re-elect Glyn Barker as a director 1,527,005,959 16,877,933 81,166,315 9. To re-elect Michael Hawker as a director 1,594,033,721 10,533,567 20,488,109 10. To re-elect Gay Huey Evans as a director 1,614,679,905 6,304,741 4,069,993 11. To re-elect John McFarlane as a director 1,611,180,290 9,912,676 3,960,648 12. To re-elect Patrick Regan as a director 1,618,198,060 2,825,271 4,026,132 13. To re-elect Scott Wheway as a director 1,578,779,994 42,190,406 4,083,727 14. To reappoint, as auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 1,545,149,100 36,270,371 43,632,538 as auditor 15. To authorise the directors to determine the auditor's 1,567,951,085 29,657,221 27,439,253 remuneration 16. To authorise the director's to allot relevant securities 1,501,041,526 118,086,186 5,916,245 subject to the restrictions set out in the resolution 17. To relax the restrictions which normally apply when 1,613,869,241 6,256,196 4,928,254 securities are issued for cash* 18. To authorise the purchase of up to 294 million of the 1,616,702,719 4,565,238 3,783,762 Company's ordinary shares* 19. To authorise the purchase of up to 100 million of the 1,615,834,033 5,260,580 3,956,507 Company's 8 3/4 % preference shares* 20. To authorise the purchase of up to 100 million of the 1,615,817,139 5,274,761 3,959,433 Company's 8 3/8% preference shares* 21. To authorise the directors to offer shares in lieu of a cash 1,619,088,006 2,088,629 3,867,571 dividend 22. To authorise the Company and any subsidiary company in the 1,573,281,108 47,547,366 4,142,634 Group to make political donations 23. To authorise general meetings other than annual general 1,444,158,657 177,230,720 3,661,110 meetings to be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice* 24. To authorise the directors to allot additional preference 1,561,504,529 24,731,404 25,814,385 shares* Notes: *Special resolution A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution. On 9 May 2013, there were 2,946,842,415 Aviva plc ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share held. In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R copies of all the resolutions passed other than resolutions concerning ordinary business have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do . A copy of the poll results for the Annual General Meeting is also available on the Aviva website at www.aviva.com/agm . The full text of each of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on the Aviva website at www.aviva.com/agm . Enquiries: Kirstine Cooper, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary +44 (0)20 7662 6646 Media Nigel Prideaux +44 (0)20 7662 0215 Andrew Reid +44 (0)20 7662 3131 Sarah Swailes +44 (0)7800 694 859 Analysts David Eliot +44 (0)20 7662 8048 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange