AGM 2013

The 2013 AGM was held at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Wednesday 24 July.

Following a welcome by Geoffrey Howe, Nationwide’s Chairman, our members heard from Graham Beale, Chief Executive, who presented a short review of the Society’s performance over the last 12 months before the members’ question and answer session.

Minutes of the 2013 AGM (PDF)

Results of the election/re-election of Directors for Nationwide:

Results of the election/re-election of Directors for Nationwide
Candidate Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld

Rita Clifton

836,439

27,243

11,347

Resolution carried

Graham Beale

832,204

30,828

12,031

Resolution carried

Alan Dickinson

830,225

31,938

12,859

Resolution carried

Geoffrey Howe

827,660

34,975

12,396

Resolution carried

Michael Jary

834,534

27,733

12,786

Resolution carried

Mitchel Lenson

836,529

25,684

12,848

Resolution carried

Lynne Peacock

836,057

27,667

11,306

Resolution carried

Roger Perkin

832,970

29,150

12,920

Resolution carried

Tony Prestedge

833,295

28,899

12,851

Resolution carried

Mark Rennison

833,686

28,623

12,747

Resolution carried

Chris Rhodes

834,052

28,192

12,804

Resolution carried

Charity donation

Macmillan Cancer Support receives a Nationwide Building Society donation linked to the number of members who chose to vote in the 2013 AGM.

The votes of over 875,000 Nationwide members helped to raise a total of just over £175,000 donation providing more essential support to those affected by cancer.

Accordingly, all of the Directors standing for election/re-election were elected/re-elected (as appropriate).

Ordinary Resolutions

The following three resolutions were passed:

1. To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

  • For: 859,852 (98.97%)
  • Against: 8,945 (1.03%)
  • Votes withheld: 6,276

2. To approve the Report of the Directors on Remuneration

  • For: 798,323 (92.54%)
  • Against: 64,351 (7.46%)
  • Votes withheld: 12,372

3. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors

  • For: 839,006 (96.95%)
  • Against: 26,437 (3.05%)
  • Votes withheld: 9,636
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AGM 2014

The 2014 AGM will be held at The Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, Dorset on Thursday 17 July 2014.

More details about the 2014 AGM

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