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Previous AGMs

2017 AGM results and meeting summaries

Our 2017 AGM was held at 3pm on Tuesday 20 June at the Hilton, Bournemouth

The AGM was attended by 45 members of the Society.

Rachel Small, LV='s Company Secretary welcomed everyone to the meeting and the Chairman, Mark Austen outlined the results and progress of the Society in 2016 and our strategic plans for the future. Chief Executive, Richard Rowney went on to invite any questions from those in attendance. The minutes of the meeting are shown here.

During the formal proceedings, seven resolutions, including the re-election of four board directors were passed.

We received 40,947 proxy votes which meant that the turnout was 4.38%. 35% of the overall votes were conducted online. The results of the proxy votes are shown in the table below.

Members who voted were given the chance to nominate a charity for a donation. The British Heart Foundation was randomly selected and will receive £15,000.

Resolution

% in favour

1. To receive the Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2016

98.88

2. To appoint Alan Cook as a Director and Chairman for an initial term of one year

98.18

3. To re-appoint David Neave as a Director for a further term of three years

97.87

4. To re-appoint Richard Rowney as a Director for a further term of three years

97.93

5. To re-appoint Philip Moore as a Director for a further term of three years

97.91

6. To approve the 2016 Directors’ Remuneration Report

94.35

7. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Society’s auditor until the end of the next AGM

96.99

2016 Annual General Meeting

Our 2016 AGM was held at 3pm on Thursday 26 May at The Hilton Hotel, Bournemouth.

The AGM was attended by 54 members of the Society.

Rachel Small, LV='s Company Secretary welcomed everyone to the meeting and the Chairman, Mark Austen outlined the achievements of the Society in 2015 and the strategic plans for the future. Richard Rowney the Managing Director of Life and Pensions then invited any questions from those in attendance.

During the formal proceedings, seven resolutions, including the re-election of three board directors were passed.

We received 46,220 proxy votes which meant that the turnout was 5.36% (2015: 5.55%). 37% of the overall votes were conducted online. The results of the proxy votes are shown in the table below.

We received 46,220 proxy votes which meant that the turnout was 5.36% (2015: 5.55%). 37% of the overall votes were conducted online. The results of the proxy votes are shown in the table below.

The charity that was randomly selected to receive this year's £15,000 donation was the RNLI. This was nominated by our member Mr Griffin from Burnley.

The winner of the Sony 4K TV was Mr Punchard from Radstock and the winner of the Wimbledon tickets was Mrs Dolman, from Heckmondwike.

Resolution

% in favour

1. To receive the 2015 Report and Accounts

98.58

2. To re-appoint Mark Austen as a director for a further term of one year

98.20

3. To re-appoint Mike Rogers as a director for a further term of three years

98.00

4. To re-appoint James Dean as a director for a further term of three years

97.94

5. To appoint David Barral as a director of the Society for an initial term of three years.

98.03

6. To appoint Stephen Treloar as a director for an initial term of three years

98.01

7. To approve the Remuneration Report

94.38

8. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Society's auditor until the end of the next AGM

97.06

2015 Annual General Meeting

Our 2015 AGM was held at 3pm on Thursday 21 May at The Sandbanks Hotel in Poole.

The AGM was attended by 51 members of the Society.

Rachel Small, LV='s Company Secretary welcomed everyone to the meeting and the Chairman, Mark Austen outlined the achievements of the Society in 2014 and the strategic plans for the future. Richard Rowney the Managing Director of Life and Pensions then invited any questions from those in attendance.

During the formal proceedings, seven resolutions, including the re-election of three board directors were passed.

We received 49,327 proxy votes which meant that the turnout was 5.55% (2014: 4.84%). 26% of the overall votes were conducted online. The results of the proxy votes are shown in the table below.

On or before 30 June 2015 a proxy vote, where a charity has been nominated, will be selected to receive a donation of £15,000.

Resolution

% in favour

1. To receive the 2014 Report and Accounts

99.07

2. To re-appoint Mark Austen as a director for a further term of one year

98.15

3. To re-appoint Caroline Burton as a director for a further term of three years

97.94

4. To re-appoint John O'Roarke as a director for a further term of three years

97.99

5. To approve the 2014 Directors Remuneration Report

94.93

6. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

93.93

7. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

97.42