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Annual General Meeting, Rotterdam, 21 April 2016

Rotterdam, 21 April 2016 - Unilever N.V. shareholders today approved all resolutions put to the annual general meeting in Rotterdam. Voting was by poll on each resolution and the results are set out below.

Board appointments

The following continuing directors stood for election and were duly re-appointed: :Nils Andersen, Laura Cha, Vittorio Colao, Louise Fresco, Ann Fudge, Judith Hartmann, Mary Ma, Paul Polman, John Rishton and Feike Sijbesma.

Michael Treschow and Hixonia Nyasulu did not offer themselves for re-appointment and have retired as a Non-Executive Directors at the close of the Unilever N.V. annual general meeting.

Marijn Dekkers, Strive Masiyiwa and Youngme Moon were proposed for appointment as non-executive directors for the first time and were duly appointed by the shareholders of Unilever N.V. Also Graeme Pitkethly was proposed for appointment as executive director in his role as Chief Financial Officer and was duly appointed by the shareholders of Unilever N.V. All appointments came into effect after the Unilever N.V. annual general meeting of shareholders.

Poll results Annual General Meeting 2016

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Vote Withheld*

Issued Share Capital Present

2. Adoption Annual Accounts and appropriation of the profit for the 2015 financial year

1,870,908,692

99.84

3,047,281

0.16

1,017,087

84.07%

3. Discharge Executive Directors

1,842,665,833

98.92

20,118,775

1.08

12,190,586

84.07%

4. Discharge Non-Executive Directors

1,842,655,807

98.92

20,127,630

1.08

12,200,303

84.07%

5. Re-appointment Nils Andersen

1,867,753,856

99.65

6,575,506

0.35

651,001

84.07%

6. Re-appointment Laura Cha

1,868,883,406

99.71

5,476,286

0.29

622,293

84.07%

7. Re-appointment Vittorio Colao

1,871,742,075

99.86

2,592,831

0.14

648,825

84.07%

8. Re-appointment Louise Fresco

1,873,211,280

99.94

1,125,897

0.06

646,364

84.07%

9. Re-appointment Ann Fudge

1,872,205,490

99.89

2,146,704

0.11

630,936

84.07%

10. Re-appointment Judith Hartmann

1,870,134,424

99.78

4,178,640

0.22

670,078

84.07%

11. Re-appointment Mary Ma

1,872,110,883

99.89

1,985,170

0.11

887,498

84.07%

12. Re-appointment Paul Polman

1,872,070,107

99.88

2,259,580

0.12

654,145

84.07%

13. Re-appointment John Rishton

1,872,874,898

99.93

1,383,730

0.07

724,724

84.07%

14. Re-appointment Feike Sijbesma

1,868,274,869

99.68

6,036,564

0.32

672,018

84.07%

15. Appointment Marijn Dekkers as Non-Executive Director

1,871,794,268

99.87

2,511,103

0.13

676,671

84.07%

16. Appointment Strive Masiyiwa as Non-Executive Director

1,871,121,546

99.83

3,177,499

0.17

684,787

84.07%

17. Appointment Youngme Moon as Non-Executive Director

1,870,914,408

99.82

3,302,368

0.18

766,676

84.07%

18. Appointment Graeme Pitkethly as Executive Director

1,866,982,329

99.61

7,280,745

0.39

711,146

84.07%

19. Appointment of the Auditor charged with the auditing of the Annual Accounts for the 2016 financial year

1,872,837,735

99.91

1,615,668

0.09

530,239

84.07%

20. Designation of the Board of Directors as the company body authorised in respect of the issue of shares in the share capital of the Company

1,705,923,491

91.03

168,032,469

8.97

1,026,521

84.07%

21. Authorisation of the Board of Directors to purchase shares and depositary receipts thereof in the share capital of the Company

1,857,697,458

99.16

15,740,733

0.84

1,545,301

84.07%

22. Capital reduction with respect to shares and depositary receipts thereof held by the Company in its own share capital

1,872,221,868

99.92

1,446,006

0.08

1,299,802

84.07%

The shares represented were good for 1,875,010,429, which is 84.07% of our issued share capital.


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*

Only the ‘for’ and ‘against’ votes are counted and together add up to 100%. By law a ‘vote withheld’ is not considered to be a vote.

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