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Unilever NV AGM 2017 voting results

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Rotterdam - 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.

Unilever's office in Rotterdam

Board appointments

The following continuing directors stood for election and were duly re-appointed: Nils S. Andersen, Laura Cha, Vittorio Colao, Marijn Dekkers, Ann Fudge, Judith Hartmann, Mary Ma, Strive Masiyiwa, Youngme Moon, Graeme Pitkethly, Paul Polman, John Rishton and Feike Sijbesma.

Poll results Annual General Meeting 2017

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Vote Withheld1

Issued Share Capital Present

2. Adoption Annual Accounts and appropriation of the profit for the 2016 financial year

1,857,616,125

99.60

7,395,433

0.40

6,944,658

83.94%

3. Discharge Executive Directors

1,836,592,518

98.76

23,000,956

1.24

12,906,065

83.96%

4. Discharge Non-Executive Directors

1,836,931,566

98.78

22,683,563

1.22

12,899,943

83.96%

5. Approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy 2

1,703,557,091

97.90

36,474,292

2.10

131,936,737

83.94%

6. Approve the Unilever Share Plan 20173

1,726,749,224

98.85

20,154,566

1.15

125,610,182

83.96%

7. Re-appointment Nils S. Andersen4

1,867,268,509

99.75

4,603,778

0.25

642,185

83.96%

8. Re-appointment Laura Cha5

1,870,361,558

99.95

969,850

0.05

631,819

83.94%

9. Re-appointment Vittorio Colao6

1,864,859,688

99.65

6,494,565

0.35

613,973

83.94%

10. Re-appointment Marijn Dekkers7

1,862,582,251

99.50

9,273,272

0.50

647,710

83.96%

11. Re-appointment Ann Fudge8

1,865,621,832

99.67

6,238,377

0.33

643,230

83.96%

12. Re-appointment Judith Hartmann9

1,868,474,841

99.87

2,459,726

0.13

1,033,660

83.94%

13. Re-appointment Mary Ma10

1,870,741,503

99.94

1,083,312

0.06

678,625

83.96%

14. Re-appointment Strive Masiyiwa11

1,862,616,420

99.54

8,696,807

0.46

650,720

83.94%

15. Re-appointment Youngme Moon12

1,870,622,840

99.97

559,038

0.03

1,310,214

83.96%

16. Re-appointment Graeme Pitkethly13

1,862,088,309

99.48

9,679,213

0.52

722,965

83.96%

17. Re-appointment Paul Polman14

1,867,572,468

99.79

3,862,627

0.21

1,065,839

83.96%

18. Re-appointment John Rishton15

1,865,264,310

99.67

6,139,508

0.33

1,088,275

83.96%

19. Re-appointment Feike Sijbesma16

1,859,400,528

99.34

12,333,123

0.66

767,282

83.96%

20. Appointment of the Auditor charged with the auditing of the Annual Accounts for the 2017 financial year

1,869,088,916

99.90

1,911,640

0.10

1,491,536

83.96%

21. 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

1,679,941,772

91.34

159,187,871

8.66

32,826,737

83.94%

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

1,850,358,370

98.86

21,302,681

1.14

831,041

83.96%

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

1,868,030,322

99.80

3,833,796

0.20

622,842

83.96%

The shares represented were good for 1.872.529.316, which is 83.96% of our issued share capital.



[1]

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.

[10]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[11]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[12]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[13]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[14]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[15]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[16]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[2]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[3]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[4]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[5]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[6]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[7]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[8]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.

[9]

The resolution, if passed, will only become effective if a similar resolution as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC to be held on 27 April 2017 in London, United Kingdom (or any adjournment thereof) is approved.


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