The 2014 AGM

The 2014 AGM was held at the Bournemouth International Centre on Thursday 17 July 2014.

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 2014 AGM will be available soon.

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

AGM results 2014
Candidate Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld
Graham Beale 783,460 25,790 12,091
Rita Clifton 785,012 24,867 11,449
Geoffrey Howe 777,527 30,947 12,829
Michael Jary 784,447 24,433 12,473
Mitchel Lenson 784,667 23,476 13,198
Lynne Peacock 784,138 25,579 11,600
Roger Perkin 781,058 27,016 13,265
Tony Prestedge 782,758 25,635 12,963
Mark Rennison 783,934 24,548 12,889
Chris Rhodes 783,294 25,155 12,929

Charity donation

Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity receives a donation linked to the number of members who chose to vote in the 2014 AGM.

The votes of over 820,000 Nationwide members helped to raise a total donation of £150,000 providing more essential support to those affected by housing issues and homelessness.

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

Ordinary Resolutions

The following four resolutions were passed:

1. To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

  • For: 806,888 (98.94%)
  • Against: 8,604 (1.06%)
  • Votes withheld: 5,817

2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors’ Remuneration Policy)

  • For: 750,547 (92.79%)
  • Against: 58,323 (7.21%)
  • Votes withheld: 12,440

3. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy

  • For: 738,438 (91.4 %)
  • Against: 69,518 (8.6 %)
  • Votes withheld: 13,341

4. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors

  • For: 789,293 (97.15%)
  • Against: 23,159 (2.85%)
  • Votes withheld: 8,884
Bournemouth International Centre

AGM 2015

The 2015 AGM is due to be held at the Tregonwell Hall, Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, Dorset on Thursday 23 July 2015.

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