Voting results of 2012 Annual General Meeting

03 May 2012

Aviva plc announces the results of the voting by poll on the resolutions put to its Annual General Meeting held today.

 

For

Against

Votes Withheld

Resolution 1:

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts


1,680,827,106


1,771,127


813,619

Resolution 2:

To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report


689,866,051


823,427,927


152,226,917

Resolution 3:

To receive the Corporate Responsibility Report


1,679,997,161


805,058


2,615,504

Resolution 4:

To declare a final dividend


1,680,627,684


1,935,262


870,805

Resolution 5:

To elect John McFarlane


1,674,723,759


7,328,460


1,381,277

Resolution 6:

To elect Gay Huey Evans


1,675,913,722


6,092,989


1,419,516

Resolution 7:

To elect Trevor Matthews


1,675,725,315


6,315,321


1,396,661

Resolution 8:

To elect Glyn Barker


1,606,538,523


5,930,145


70,972,336

Resolution 9:

To re-elect Mary Francis


1,586,818,335


25,742,681


70,872,731

Resolution 10:

To re-elect Richard Karl Goeltz


1,622,585,954


59,433,432


1,417,280

Resolution 11:

To re-elect Euleen Goh


1,664,348,970


17,721,039


1,368,223

Resolution 12:

To re-elect Michael Hawker


1,523,210,002


89,368,954


70,852,420

Resolution 13:

To re-elect Igal Mayer


Withdrawn


Withdrawn


Withdrawn

Resolution 14:

To re-elect Andrew Moss


1,519,199,522


77,584,355


86,638,938

Resolution 15:

To re-elect Patrick Regan


1,658,627,324


23,490,474


1,327,193

Resolution 16:

To re-elect Colin Sharman


1,588,673,919


8,009,007


86,742,879

Resolution 17:

To re-elect Russell Walls


1,606,010,224


6,451,516


70,974,745

Resolution 18:

To re-elect Scott Wheway


1,471,450,574


141,110,112


70,861,502

Resolution 19:

To reappoint, as auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers


1,663,198,326


13,188,041


7,043,290

Resolution 20:

To authorise the directors to determine the auditor’s remuneration



1,657,188,411



19,020,343



7,206,225

Resolution 21:

To authorise the directors to allot relevant securities subject to the restrictions set out in the resolution




1,594,226,138




69,206,725




19,990,745

Resolution 22:

To approve the renewal of the authority to make non pre-emptive share allotments

(Special Resolution)




1,676,965,138




4,619,507




1,846,208

Resolution 23:

To authorise the purchase of the Company’s ordinary shares up to a specified amount

(Special Resolution)





1,676,514,764





5,649,487





1,265,713

Resolution 24:

To authorise the purchase of the Company’s 8¾% preference shares up to a specified amount

(Special Resolution)





1,678,761,102





1,864,270





2,803,265

Resolution 25:

To authorise the purchase of the Company’s 8⅜% preference shares up to a specified amount

(Special Resolution)





1,678,729,936





1,878,080





2,817,335

Resolution 26:

To authorise the Company and any subsidiary company in the Group to make political donations




1,601,851,472




79,255,457




2,187,093

Resolution 27:

To authorise general meetings other than annual general meetings to be called on not less than 14 clear days’ notice

(Special Resolution)






1,526,586,056






155,807,519






1,022,388

Resolution 28:

To adopt new Articles of Association (Special Resolution)



1,675,142,421



6,005,409



2,253,197


Resolutions 1, 3-28 were carried
Resolution 2 was lost

On 3 May 2012, there were 2,907,695,021 Aviva plc ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R copies of all the resolutions voted on at the Annual General Meeting have been submitted to 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, copies of which are available on the Aviva website at www.aviva.com/agm.

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