Annual-Quarterly-Proxy Reports

Financial Summary

Proxy Materials

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Proxy Statement for 2018 Annual General Meeting Download
2017 Annual Report or Form 10-K Download
Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting Download
Proxy Card for 2018 Annual General Meeting Download
2017 UK Annual Report and Accounts Download

Voting Results

 

Proposal 1a – To re-elect by ordinary resolution William E. Albrecht as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,316,921 1,462,995 326,660 8,654,391

Proposal 1b – To re-elect by ordinary resolution Thomas P. Burke as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,801,091 963,020 342,465 8,654,391

Proposal 1c – To re-elect by ordinary resolution Thomas R. Hix as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2018:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,404,916 1,374,998 326,662 8,654,391

Proposal 1d – To re-elect by ordinary resolution Jack B. Moore as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,722,513 1,056,388 327,675 8,654,391

Proposal 1e – To re-elect by ordinary resolution Thierry Pilenko as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,872,859 892,368 341,349 8,654,391

Proposal 1f – To re-elect by ordinary resolution Suzanne P. Nimocks as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,383,509 1,398,496 324,571 8,654,391

Proposal 1g – To re-elect by ordinary resolution John J. Quicke as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,782,205 998,992 325,379 8,654,391

Proposal 1h – To re-elect by ordinary resolution Tore I. Sandvold as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
90,203,240 2,561,862 341,474 8,654,391

Proposal 1i – To elect by ordinary resolution Charles L. Szews as director of the Company for a term to expire at the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2019:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
91,784,274 978,978 343,324 8,654,391

Proposal 2 – To approve, as a non-binding advisory resolution, the Company’s named executive officer compensation as reported in this proxy statement (in accordance with requirements applicable to companies subject to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended):

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
66,231,925 26,504,657 369,994 8,654,391

Proposal 3 – To approve, as a non-binding advisory resolution, the Company’s directors’ remuneration report for the year ended December 31, 2017, excluding the directors’ remuneration policy:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
66,140,445 26,612,256 353,875 8,654,391

Proposal 4 – To approve, as a non-binding advisory resolution, the receipt of the Company’s U.K. annual report and accounts for the year ended December 31, 2017:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining
101,091,779 152,772 516,416

Proposal 5 – To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP by the audit committee of the board of directors of the Company as the Company’s U.S. independent registered public accounting firm for 2018:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining
100,690,398 957,377 113,192

Proposal 6 – To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as the Company’s U.K. statutory auditor under the U.K. Companies Act 2006 (the “Companies Act”):

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining
100,684,310 1,026,093 50,564

Proposal 7 – To authorize the audit committee of the board of directors of the Company to determine the remuneration of Deloitte LLP, in its capacity as the Company’s U.K. statutory auditor:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
92,763,654 308,526 34,396 8,654,391

Proposal 8 – To approve forms of share repurchase contracts and repurchase counterparties:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
92,503,217 157,165 446,194 8,654,391

Proposal 9 – To authorize the Board, in accordance with section 551 of the Companies Act, to exercise all the powers of the Company to allot shares in the Company and to grant rights to subscribe for or convert any security into shares in the Company:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
89,972,542 2,810,206 323,828 8,654,391

Proposal 10 – To authorize the Board, by special resolution, in accordance with section 570 of the Companies Act, to allot equity securities (as defined in section 560 of the Companies Act) pursuant to the authority contemplated by the ordinary resolution included in Proposal 9 for cash without the rights of pre-emption provided by section 561 of the Companies Act:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
90,612,156 2,136,764 357,656 8,654,391

Proposal 11 – To authorize the Board, by special resolution, in accordance with section 570 of the Companies Act, to allot equity securities (as defined in section 560 of the Companies Act) pursuant to the authority contemplated by the ordinary resolution included in Proposal 9 for cash without the rights of pre-emption provided by section 561 of the Companies Act in connection with an acquisition or specified capital investment:

Votes For Votes Against Votes Abstaining Broker Non-Votes
90,608,846 2,137,979 359,751 8,654,391