The 2016 AGM

The 2016 AGM took place at The Sage Gateshead on Thursday 21 July.

The following resolutions were passed:

Ordinary resolutions

1. To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

  • For: 632,896
  • Against: 5,930
  • Votes withheld: 4,493

2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report

  • For: 592,100
  • Against: 40,987
  • Votes withheld: 10,211

3. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors

  • For: 616,865
  • Against: 18,417
  • Votes withheld: 8,060

Election and re-election of Directors

The results of the election and re-election of Directors for Nationwide are as follows:


Candidate Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld
Mai Fyfield 619,840 14,787 8,710
Tim Tookey 615,534 17,218 10,584
Rita Clifton 619,500 15,321 8,507
Mitchel Lenson 615,648 17,517 10,185
Lynne Peacock 617,430 17,135 8,760
Tony Prestedge 613,298 19,417 10,642
Mark Rennison 613,825 19,023 10,504
Chris Rhodes 614,134 18,947 10,282
David Roberts 616,655 17,083 9,617

Charity donation

This year, donations on behalf of more than 640,000 Nationwide members raised a total of £205,000 for charity. Nationwide pledged that for every vote cast it would donate 40p for the first two weeks that voting was available, 20p thereafter and donate the total amount to:

  • Macmillan Cancer Support, the cancer charity providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support to people living with cancer and their loved ones.
  • Shelter, the housing and homeless charity which works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.

Macmillan has been our flagship charity partner for over 20 years, and it's a partnership we're very proud of. Read more about Macmillan Cancer Support.

Accordingly, all of the Directors standing for election and re-election were elected or re-elected.

As previously announced Roger Perkin, Senior Independent Director, has retired from the Board. Lynne Peacock has been appointed as the Senior Independent Director, with Kevin Parry being appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee.

Read the full set of meeting minutes from the 2016 AGM.

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