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Unilever N.V. Annual General Meeting Rotterdam 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.

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Board appointments

The following continuing directors stood for election and were duly re-appointed: Nils S. Andersen, Laura Cha, Vittorio Colao, Marijn Dekkers, Judith Hartmann, Andrea Jung, Mary Ma, Strive Masiyiwa, Youngme Moon, Graeme Pitkethly, John Rishton and Feike Sijbesma. Alan Jope was appointed as Executive Director and Susan Kilsby was appointed as Non-Executive Director.

Poll results Annual General Meeting 20191

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Vote Withheld2

Issue share capital present

2. Adoption Annual Accounts and appropriation of the profit for the 2018 financial year

1,378,113,275

99.67

4,561,369

0.33

1,397,892

1,384,072,536

3. Approval of the Directors’ Remuneration Report

1,340,183,901

96.92

42,570,888

3.08

1,316,455

1,384,071,244

4. Discharge Executive Directors

1,359,030,749

98.68

18,186,214

1.32

6,848,473

1,384,065,436

5. Discharge Non-Executive Directors

1,364,854,232

99.10

12,393,872

0.90

6,817,664

1,384,065,768

6. Re-appointment Nils S. Andersen

1,375,799,981

99.55

6,273,077

0.45

1,999,785

1,384,072,843

7. Re-appointment Laura Cha

1,383,351,527

99.98

255,946

0.02

465,369

1,384,072,842

8. Re-appointment Vittorio Colao

1,373,985,597

99.34

9,121,729

0.66

957,508

1,384,064,834

9. Re-appointment Marijn Dekkers

1,369,135,474

98.95

14,464,981

1.05

487,338

1,384,087,793

10. Re-appointment Judith Hartmann

1,343,172,272

97.08

40,424,207

2.92

476,314

1,384,072,793

11. Re-appointment Andrea Jung

1,378,088,780

99.89

1,505,811

0.11

4,478,009

1,384,072,600

12. Re-appointment Mary Ma

1,378,419,792

99.63

5,188,286

0.37

458,046

1,384,066,124

13. Re-appointment Strive Masiyiwa

1,377,548,525

99.61

5,387,983

0.39

507,726

1,383,444,234

14. Re-appointment Youngme Moon

1,376,180,524

99.46

7,403,896

0.54

503,267

1,384,087,687

15. Re-appointment Graeme Pitkethly

1,379,920,305

99.74

3,637,309

0.26

515,876

1,384,073,490

16. Re-appointment John Rishton

1,350,056,250

97.58

33,529,479

2.42

486,930

1,384,072,659

17. Re-appointment Feike Sijbesma

1,375,397,399

99.57

6,005,858

0.43

2,683,835

1,384,087,092

18. Appointment Alan Jope

1,383,231,293

99.97

350,971

0.03

504,037

1,384,086,301

19. Appointment Susan Kilsby

1,364,220,524

98.60

19,379,116

1.40

481,882

1,384,081,522

20. Appointment of the Auditor charged with the auditing of the Annual Accounts for the 2019 financial year

1,374,054,963

99.31

9,547,505

0.69

468,460

1,384,070,928

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

1,362,377,720

98.48

21,038,223

1.52

656,265

1,384,072,208

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

1,369,136,415

98.98

14,096,232

1.02

569,883

1,383,802,530

23. 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

1,345,069,858

97.22

38,453,516

2.78

531,126

1,384,054,500

24. Designation of the Board of Directors as the company body authorised to restrict or exclude the statutory pre-emption rights that accrue to shareholders upon issue of shares for general corporate purposes

1,371,993,008

99.17

11,474,475

0.83

593,252

1,384,060,735

25. Designation of the Board of Directors as the company body authorised to restrict or exclude the statutory pre-emption rights that accrue to shareholders upon issue of shares for acquisition purposes or specified capital investment purposes

1,372,300,885

99.19

11,160,512

0.81

608,464

1,384,069,861



[1]

The shares represented were good for 1,384,094,503, which is 80.4% of our issued share capital.

[2]

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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