ICON plc , (NASDAQ: ICLR), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that all resolutions at the Annual General Meeting of the Company (AGM) held on 22 nd July 2013 (which resolutions had all been recommended by the Board) were all duly passed by shareholders. These resolutions were set out in the Notice of the AGM sent to shareholders on 14 th June 2013 and are available on the ICON plc website.
The final results of voting on each of the items submitted to a vote of shareholders during the AGM are as follows:
|RESOLUTION||TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES||VOTE FOR||VOTE AGAINST||VOTE WITHHELD|
|1.1||To re-elect Mr. Thomas Lynch||51,674,203||51,474,431||133,020||66,752|
|1.2||To re-elect Mr. Declan McKeon||51,674,203||51,506,997||100,445||66,761|
|1.3||To re-elect Prof. William Hall||51,674,203||51,517,884||89,558||66,761|
|2||To receive accounts and reports||51,674,203||51,409,116||8,517||256,570|
|3||To authorise the fixing of the auditors’ remuneration||51,674,203||47,640,947||3,965,491||67,765|
|4||To authorise the Company to allot shares||51,674,203||44,580,855||7,013,214||80,134|
|5**||To disapply pre-emption rights||51,674,203||45,337,820||6,251,874||84,509|
|6**||To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares||51,674,203||51,122,122||13,329||538,752|
** Special Resolution. All resolutions are ordinary resolutions unless otherwise stated.