Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting 2014

Result of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Vodafone Group Plc was held at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, 225 Edgware Road, London W2 1JU on Tuesday 29 July 2014 at 11.00 am.

The results of polls on all 25 resolutions were as follows:

 

Resolution

Total votes validly cast

Percentage of relevant shares in issue (%)

For

For (% of shares voted)

Against

Against (% of shares voted)

Votes withheld

1.

To receive the Company’s accounts, the strategic report and reports of the directors and the auditor for the year ended 31 March 2014

17,479,894,872

65.97%

17,468,207,596

99.93

11,687,276

0.07

65,991,800

2.

To re-elect Gerard Kleisterlee as a director

17,483,790,210

65.98%

17,254,407,149

98.69

229,383,061

1.31

62,007,985

3.

To re-elect Vittorio Colao as a director

17,484,717,530

65.99%

17,450,946,115

99.81

33,771,415

0.19

57,067,035

4.

To elect Nick Read as a director

17,483,299,266

65.98%

17,272,772,045

98.80

210,527,221

1.20

62,546,388

5.

To re-elect Stephen Pusey as a director

17,509,465,582

66.08%

17,381,061,995

99.27

128,403,587

0.73

62,549,742

6.

To elect Sir Crispin Davis as a director

17,488,034,655

66.00%

17,404,080,485

99.52

83,954,170

0.48

57,930,587

7.

To elect Dame Clara Furse as a director, with effect from1 September 2014.

17,487,857,861

66.00%

17,404,051,484

99.52

83,806,377

0.48

57,961,062

8.

To elect Valerie Gooding as a director

17,488,324,664

66.00%

17,370,841,517

99.33

117,483,147

0.67

57,529,286

9.

 

To re-elect Renee James as a director

17,312,561,256

65.34%

17,116,012,236

98.86

196,549,020

1.14

233,264,052

10.

To re-elect Samuel Jonah as a director

17,312,241,218

65.34%

17,094,671,515

98.74

217,569,703

1.26

233,630,501

11.

To re-elect Omid Kordestani as a director

17,488,227,602

66.00%

17,393,506,924

99.46

94,720,678

0.54

57,629,943

12.

To re-elect Nick Land as a director

17,488,535,146

66.00%

17,356,257,877

99.24

132,277,269

0.76

57,308,474

13.

To re-elect Luc Vandevelde as a director

17,478,853,834

65.96%

17,304,712,511

99.00

174,141,323

1.00

67,003,821

14.

To re-elect Philip Yea as a director

17,387,670,500

65.62%

17,239,020,051

99.15

148,650,449

0.85

158,168,504

15.

To declare a final dividend of 7.47p per ordinary share for the year ended 31 March 2014

17,494,610,722

66.02%

17,484,831,482

99.94

9,779,240

0.06

51,333,194

16.

To approve the directors’ Remuneration Policy contained in the Remuneration Report of the Board for the year ended 31 March 2014

17,318,495,214

65.36%

16,620,036,145

95.97

698,459,069

4.03

227,447,313

17.

To approve the Remuneration Report (other than the part relating to the directors’ Remuneration Policy) for the year ended 31 March 2014

17,008,278,083

64.19%

16,547,116,308

97.29

461,161,775

2.71

537,651,184

18.

To approve the Vodafone Global Incentive Plan rules

17,413,466,860

65.72%

16,610,644,103

95.39

802,822,757

4.61

132,451,076

19.

To confirm the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor

17,450,878,252

65.86%

17,186,185,424

98.48

264,692,828

1.52

95,043,651

20.

To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to determine the remuneration of the auditor

17,446,142,382

65.84%

17,406,645,671

99.77

39,496,711

0.23

99,812,868

21.

To authorise the directors to allot shares

17,396,290,389

65.65%

16,246,304,737

93.39

1,149,985,652

6.61

149,637,413

22.

To authorise the directors to dis-apply pre-emption rights

17,437,794,684

65.81%

17,119,226,935

98.17

318,567,749

1.83

108,106,180

23.

To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares

17,489,004,721

66.00%

17,442,570,072

99.73

46,434,649

0.27

56,896,970

24.

To authorise political donations and expenditure

17,423,324,321

65.75%

16,990,626,654

97.52

432,697,667

2.48

122,517,917

25.

To authorise the calling of general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on a minimum of 14 clear days’ notice

17,486,058,263

65.99%

15,626,436,438

89.37

1,859,621,825

10.63

59,834,184