Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Results

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZSX:FPH, ASX:FPH) advises that all resolutions put to the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting held in Auckland today were passed. The five resolutions were:

  • Resolution 1: To re-elect Roger France as a Director.
  • Resolution 2: To re-elect Arthur Morris as a Director.
  • Resolution 3: To authorise the Directors to fix the fees and expenses of the Company’s auditor.
  • Resolution 4: To approve the issue of share rights to Michael Daniell as set out in the Notice of Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2015.
  • Resolution 5: To approve the issue of options to Michael Daniell as set out in the Notice of Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2015.

All resolutions were decided by poll. The details of the total number of votes cast in person or by proxy on the polls were as follows:

Resolution

Votes For

%

Votes Against

Total Votes Cast

Abstain

Resolution 1 Re-election of
Roger France

359,567,729

99.78%

778,006

360,345,735

145,440

Resolution 2: Re-election of Arthur Morris

359,629,762

99.80%

710,987

360,340,749

150,426

Resolution 3: Authorise Directors to fix fees and expenses of auditor

358,256,770

99.43%

2,071,887

360,328,657

162,229

Resolution 4: Issue of share rights to Michael Daniell

348,239,498

97.83%

7,710,724

355,950,222

1,239,385

Resolution 5: Issue of options to Michael Daniell

349,527,345

97.32%

9,641,701

359,169,046

437,400

 
Independence of Directors

In accordance with NZX Listing Rule 3.3.3(a), the Board has determined that Tony Carter, Roger France, Lindsay Gillanders, Geraldine McBride, Arthur Morris and Donal O’Dwyer are independent directors.

The factors that the Board considers in assessing the independence of directors are set out in the Board Charter, which can be viewed on the company’s website: www.fphcare.com/corporategovernance.

Contact: Tony Barclay, Company Secretary on +64 9 574 0119.  For more information about the company visit our website www.fphcare.com