The 2020 AGM

The 2020 AGM took place at Nationwide House, Pipers Way, Swindon, SN38 1NW on Thursday 16 July.

The following resolutions were passed:

Ordinary resolutions

1. To receive the Directors’ Report, the Annual Accounts, the Annual Business Statement and the Auditors’ Report for the year ended 4 April 2020.

  • For: 507,755 (98.69%)
  • Against: 6,731 (1.31%)
  • Votes Withheld*: 4,405

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors’ Remuneration Policy) for the financial year ended 4 April 2020.

  • For: 478,066 (93.5 %)
  • Against: 33,238 (6.5 %)
  • Votes Withheld*: 7,588

3. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy, the full text of which is contained in the Directors’ Remuneration Report for the financial year ended 4 April 2020.

  • For: 474,181 (92.8 %)
  • Against: 36,789 (7.2 %)
  • Votes Withheld*: 7,933

4. To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors until the end of the next AGM.

  • For: 494,814 (96.53%)
  • Against: 17,775 (3.47%)
  • Votes withheld*: 6,285

Special resolutions

5. To approve the amendments to the Rules as stated in the Notice of AGM.

  • For: 492,951 (96.76%)
  • Against: 16,490 (3.24%)
  • Votes withheld*: 9,449

The election or re-election of Directors

The results of the election or re-election of Directors of Nationwide Building Society are as follows:


Candidate Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld*
Phil Rivett 492,726 18,350 7,805
Rita Clifton 495,209 17,529 6,145
Mai Fyfield 494,139 18,332 6,404
Joe Garner 491,151 20,557 7,182
Albert Hitchcock 492,825 18,344 7,719
Kevin Parry 492,060 19,315 7,510
Chris Rhodes 491,695 19,615 7,574
David Roberts 491,774 19,620 7,490
Tim Tookey 491,310 19,591 7,991
Gunn Waersted 493,228 18,652 6,996

A ‘Vote Withheld’ is not a vote in law and will not be and has not been counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the resolutions or candidates in the election or re-election of Directors.

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