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HKEx announces results of shareholders' voting at AGM

Corporate
15 Apr 2003

The following 10 resolutions in relation to election of directors were put to vote at today's annual general meeting (AGM) of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx). Results of the poll are as follows:

For Against Net Votes
Mr Fan Chor Ho, Paul 139,545,288 147,838,933 -8,293,645
Dr Kwok Chi Piu, Bill 165,065,347 128,344,333 36,721,014
Mr Lee Jor Hung, Dannis 156,441,750 131,618,471 24,823,279
Mr Lee Kwan Ho, Vincent 182,872,427 125,325,598 57,546,829
Mr Seto Gin Chung, John 161,896,388 192,307,679 -30,411,291
Mr Wong Sai Hung, Oscar 218,120,413 115,057,296 103,063,117
Mr Yue Wai Keung 176,025,081 188,244,223 -12,219,142
Mr Webb, David Michael 159,544,913 133,033,804 26,511,109
Mr Chan, Henry 79,850,147 117,698,189 -37,848,042
Mr Lam Kin Hing, Kenneth 59,985,843 108,529,732 -48,543,889

The following five candidates received the highest number of net votes, and are appointed directors in accordance with HKEx's Memorandum and Articles of Association (names are listed in alphabetical order):

Dr Kwok Chi Piu, Bill
Mr Lee Jor Hung, Dannis
Mr Lee Kwan Ho, Vincent
Mr Webb, David Michael
Mr Wong Sai Hung, Oscar

Since less than six candidates have received net positive votes, the board of HKEx will, in accordance with Article 92, appoint one suitable candidate to fill the casual vacancy.

At the AGM, shareholders also approved the following resolutions:

  • To receive and consider the audited accounts for the year ended 31 December 2002 together with the reports of the directors and auditors thereon;
  • To declare a final dividend;
  • To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers as auditors of HKEx and to authorise the directors to fix their remuneration;
  • To approve the general mandate for the issue of additional shares of HKEx;
  • To approve the general mandate for the repurchase of shares of HKEx;
  • To approve the extension to the general mandate for the issue of shares granted under the above resolution to include the repurchased shares;
  • To approve a remuneration of $100,000 be paid to each of the non-executive directors of HKEx at the conclusion of the next annual general meeting of HKEx for the period from the conclusion of this meeting to the conclusion of the next annual general meeting of HKEx; and
  • To approve the amendments to the Memorandum and Articles of Association in alignment with the Securities and Futures Ordinance which became effective on 1 April 2003.

Updated 15 Apr 2003

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