We are delighted to welcome Kieron Blackburn as the Society's new Finance Director.
161st Annual General Meeting Results
The 161st Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place at Donnington Valley Hotel on Monday 26th February 2018.
By voting, members were able to decide who should be on the Society’s board of directors and also have their say on a number of resolutions.
The results were as follows:
|For||Against||Abstain/ Withheld||Total||% in favour of resolution (excluding abstensions)|
|To receive the Approve Annual Report & Accounts||4,606||27||51||4,684||99.4%|
|To appoint Deloitte LLP as the Society's Auditors||4,464||127||93||4,684||97.2%|
|Re-elect Peter John Brickley||4,446||151||87||4,684||96.7%|
|Re-elect Phillippa Cardno||4,476||131||77||4,684||97.2%|
|Elect John Piers Williamson||4,425||150||109||4,684||96.7%|
|Elect Zoe Rosemary Leyland Shaw||4,476||123||85||4,684||97.3%|
|To receive the Directors' Remuneration Report||4,137||355||192||4,684||92.1%|
*The figures read out at the AGM included abstentions.
This year, every vote made enabled the Society to support organisations and charities local to its branches. The Society donated 15p for every paper vote cast, 50p for every vote sent through its website and 50p for those who attended the AGM.
Over 4,600 members voted, raising £1,133.10 in total.
This amount will be shared between the following eight charities: Helen and Douglas House, St Michael’s Hospice, Andover Mind, Prior’s Court School (Hermitage), The Newbury & District Cancer Care Trust, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Sue Ryder and Alzheimer’s Society.
Total monies raised: £1,133.10
Postal votes: £518.10 (£0.15 per vote)
Online votes: £586.50 (£0.50 per vote)
In-attendance votes: £28.50 (£0.50 per vote).
Total votes: 4,684