Sectors Shares

Anglogold Ashanti Limited - Results Of The 74th Annual General Meeting Of Shareholders

Release Date: 16/05/2018 15:45
Code(s): ANG ANG013
 
Wrap Text
Results of the 74th Annual General Meeting of shareholders

AngloGold Ashanti Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Reg. No. 1944/017354/06
ISIN: ZAE000043485 – JSE share code: ANG
CUSIP: 035128206 – NYSE share code: AU
JSE Bond Company Code - BIANG
(“AngloGold Ashanti” or the “Company”)


16 May 2018


NEWS RELEASE

RESULTS OF THE 74th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS


AngloGold Ashanti shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the
Company held on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 (“Annual General Meeting”), save for the withdrawal of ordinary
resolution 2.5, all the ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the 2017 Notice of Annual General Meeting
and summarised financial information for the year ended 31 December 2017, were passed by the requisite
majority of votes of shareholders present in person or represented by proxy.

The total number of shares voted in person or by proxy at the Annual General Meeting was 283,168,280 shares
representing 69% of AngloGold Ashanti’s issued share capital as at Friday, 4 May 2018, being the Voting
Record Date.

The voting results were as follows:

1.   Ordinary resolution 1 - Re-election of directors

                                                                                                     Shares
                                                           Total shares voted
                                                                                                    abstained
      Directors                            For (%)      Against (%)      Number          %(1)          %(1)
      1.1    Mr AH Garner                  99.94           0.06       282,389,272       68.72         0.19
      1.2    Mrs NP January-Bardill        99.33           0.67       282,389,529       68.72         0.19
      1.3    Mr R Gasant                   99.94           0.06       282,389,367       68.72         0.19
      1.4    Mrs KC Ramon                  99.67           0.33       282,767,545       68.81         0.10

2.   Ordinary resolution 2 – Reappointment of Audit and Risk Committee members
                                                                                                     Shares
                                                           Total shares voted
                                                                                                    abstained
      Directors                            For (%)      Against (%)      Number          %(1)          %(1)
      2.1    Mr R Gasant                    99.76          0.24        282,381,169      68.72         0.19
      2.2    Mr MJ Kirkwood                 99.86          0.14        282,382,921      68.72         0.19
      2.3    Mr RJ Ruston                   99.86          0.14        282,380,383      68.72         0.19
      2.4    Ms MDC Richter                 99.82          0.18        282,383,015      68.72         0.19
3.   Ordinary resolution 3 - Reappointment of Ernst & Young Inc. as auditors of the Company
                        Total shares voted                       Shares abstained
        For (%)      Against (%)       Number          %(1)             %(1)
         86.58           13.42       280,225,608      68.19             0.72


4.   Ordinary resolution 4 - General authority to directors to allot and issue ordinary shares
                        Total shares voted                       Shares abstained
        For (%)      Against (%)       Number          %(1)             %(1)
         92.75           7.25        282,766,124      68.81             0.10


5.   Ordinary resolution 5 – Separate non-binding advisory endorsement of the AngloGold Ashanti
     remuneration policy and implementation report
                                                                                                  Shares
                                                          Total shares voted
                                                                                                 abstained
                                          For (%)     Against (%)      Number          %(1)         %(1)
       5.1   Remuneration Policy           98.35         1.65        282,294,603      68.70         0.21
       5.2   Implementation Report         98.96         1.04        282,302,216      68.70         0.21


6.   Special resolution 1 - Remuneration of non-executive directors

                        Total shares voted                       Shares abstained
        For (%)      Against (%)       Number          %(1)             %(1)
         99.45           0.55        280,938,163      68.37             0.54


7.   Special resolution 2 - General authority to acquire the Company’s own shares
                        Total shares voted                       Shares abstained
        For (%)      Against (%)       Number          %(1)             %(1)
         99.68           0.32        282,707,046      68.80             0.11


8.   Special resolution 3 - General authority to directors to issue for cash, those ordinary shares which the
     directors are authorised to allot and issue in terms of ordinary resolution 4
                        Total shares voted                       Shares abstained
        For (%)      Against (%)       Number          %(1)             %(1)
         91.06           8.94        282,740,324      68.80             0.10
9.   Special resolution 4 - General authority to provide financial assistance in terms of Sections 44 and 45
     of the Companies Act
                                 Total shares voted                                    Shares abstained
            For (%)            Against (%)         Number                 %(1)               %(1)
               99.55              0.45          281,287,536              68.45               0.46


10. Ordinary resolution 6 - Directors’ authority to implement special and ordinary resolutions
                                 Total shares voted                                    Shares abstained
            For (%)            Against (%)         Number                 %(1)               %(1)
               99.90              0.10          282,729,768              68.80               0.11


(1) Expressedas a percentage of 410,935,022 AngloGold Ashanti ordinary shares in issue as at Friday, 4 May
2018, being the Voting Record Date.


ENDS

Johannesburg

JSE Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Limited



Contacts

Media

Chris Nthite                                 +27 (0) 11 637 6388/+27 (0) 83 301 2481                  cnthite@anglogoldashanti.com

Stewart Bailey                               +27 81 032 2563 / +27 11 637 6031                        sbailey@anglogoldashanti.com

General inquiries                                                                                     media@anglogoldashanti.com



Investors

Stewart Bailey                               +27 81 032 2563 / +27 11 637 6031                        sbailey@anglogoldashanti.com

Sabrina Brockman (US & Canada)               +1 646 880 4526 / +1 646 379 2555                        sbrockman@anglogoldashanti.com

Fundisa Mgidi (South Africa)                 +27 11 6376763 / +27 82 821 5322                         fmgidi@anglogoldashanti.com

Date: 16/05/2018 03:45:00 Produced by the JSE SENS Department. The SENS service is an information dissemination service administered by the JSE Limited ('JSE'). 
The JSE does not, whether expressly, tacitly or implicitly, represent, warrant or in any way guarantee the truth, accuracy or completeness of
 the information published on SENS. The JSE, their officers, employees and agents accept no liability for (or in respect of) any direct, 
indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind or nature, howsoever arising, from the use of SENS or the use of, or reliance on,
 information disseminated through SENS.

Email this JSE Sens Item to a Friend.

Share This Story