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Watches of Switzerland Group PLC

03 September 2021

Watches of Switzerland Group PLC

Result of AGM held on 2nd September 2021

The Board is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions set out in the Company's notice of AGM dated 2nd August 2021 were voted on by way of a poll and were passed.

The final voting figures are shown below.

 
 Resolution                    Total Votes              For                Against     Withheld 
                                cast 
                               Number          Number        %       Number       %    Number 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
1 To receive the 
 Strategic Report, 
 Directors' Report 
 and the financial 
 statements for the 
 financial year ended 
 2 May 2021 together 
 with the report 
 of the auditor.               213,723,856   213,387,647    99.84      336,209   0.16   789,074 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
2 To approve the 
 Directors' Remuneration 
 Report                        213,974,124   211,966,138    99.06    2,007,986   0.94   538,806 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
3 To elect Ian Carter 
 as a director                 214,512,930   214,402,197    99.95      110,733   0.05         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
4 To re-elect Brian 
 Duffy as a director           213,974,124   213,963,135    99.99       10,989   0.01   538,806 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
5 To re-elect Anders 
 Romberg as a director         214,512,930   214,512,520   100.00          410   0.00         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
6 To re-elect Tea 
 Colaianni as a director       214,512,930   213,669,833    99.61      843,097   0.39         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
7 To re-elect Rosa 
 Monckton as a director        214,512,930   213,986,226    99.75      526,704   0.25         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
8 To re-elect Robert 
 Moorhead as a director        214,512,930   213,985,816    99.75      527,114   0.25         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
9 To re-appoint 
 Ernst & Young LLP 
 as Auditors                   214,512,930   213,970,914    99.75      542,016   0.25         0 
----------------------------  ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
10 To authorize 
 the directors to 
 determine the remuneration 
 of the Auditors               214,512,930   214,510,015   100.00        2,915   0.00         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
11 To give authority 
 to the Company to 
 make political donations 
 or expenditure                214,512,930   213,310,683    99.44    1,202,247   0.56         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
12 To give authority 
 to the directors 
 to allot shares               214,512,930   211,982,220    98.82    2,530,710   1.18         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
13 To disapply pre-emption 
 rights                        214,512,930   214,510,662   100.00        2,268   0.00         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
14 To disapply pre-emption 
 rights in connection 
 with an acquisition 
 or other capital 
 investment                    214,512,930   204,136,592    95.16   10,376,338   4.84         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
15 Authority to 
 purchase own shares           214,389,629   213,513,909    99.59      875,720   0.41   123,301 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
16 Notice of general 
 meetings                      214,512,930   212,250,543    98.95    2,262,387   1.05         0 
                              ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  -------- 
 
 

As at the date of the AGM, the number of issued shares and total voting rights of the Company was 239,455,554. The Company's Articles of Association set out that every member who is present in person or by proxy shall have one vote for every share of which he is the holder on a poll. The scrutineer of the poll was Equiniti Limited

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2,Watches of Switzerland Group PLC will submit a copy of the resolutions dealing with the AGM special business approved today to the National Storage Mechanism and these will shortly be

available for inspection at   https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism 

For further information, please visit our website thewosgroupplc.com/investors

The Watches of Switzerland Group

   Laura Battley  (Company Secretary)                                    +44 (0) 20 7317 4604 

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