Results of the Sibanye Annual General Meeting
Westonaria, 23 May 2017: Sibanye (JSE: SGL AND NYSE: SBGL - https://www.commodity-tv.net/c/search_adv/?v=297484) advises shareholders that all resolutions were passed by the requisite majority at the Company's Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) held at the Sibanye Gold Academy at 09:00 this morning. In accordance with recommended practice, a poll was conducted on each resolution at the meeting.
The number of shares voted in person or by proxy was 734,676,918, representing 79% of Sibanye’s 930,056,784 total ordinary shares in issue. The resolutions proposed at the AGM and the percentage of shares voted for and against each resolution, as well as those which abstained, are set out below:
% of votes for the resolution (1)
% of votes against the resolution (1)
% of Shares Voted (2)
% of Shares abstained (2)
Ordinary Resolution 1 –
Re-appointment of auditors
Ordinary Resolution 2 –
Re-election of a director: CD Chadwick
Ordinary Resolution 3 –
Re-election of a director: RTL Chan
Ordinary Resolution 4 –
Re-election of a director: TJ Cumming
Ordinary Resolution 5 –
Re-election of a director: C Keyter
Ordinary Resolution 6 –
Election of a director: MS Moloko
Ordinary Resolution 7 –
Re-election of a member and Chair of the Audit Committee: KA Rayner
Ordinary Resolution 8 –
Re-election of a member of the Audit Committee: RP Menell
Ordinary Resolution 9 –
Re-election of a member of the Audit Committee: NG Nika
Ordinary Resolution 10 –
Re-election of a member of the Audit Committee: SC van der Merwe
Ordinary Resolution 11 –
Approval for the issue of authorised but unissued ordinary shares
Ordinary Resolution 12 –
Issuing equity securities for cash
Ordinary Resolution 13 –
Approval for the Sibanye 2017 Share Plan
Advisory endorsement of the remuneration policy
Special Resolution 1 –
Approval for the remuneration of non-executive directors
Special Resolution 2 –
Approval for the Company to grant financial assistance in terms of sections 44 and 45 of the Act
Special Resolution 3 –
Approval for the acquisition of the Company’s own shares
(1) The shares voted disclosed as a percentage in relation to the total number of shares voted at the meeting.
(2) The shares voted or abstained disclosed as a percentage in relation to the total issued share capital.
Sibanye Investor Relations Contact:
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Sibanye Gold Limited
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