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ICON Shareholders Vote in Favour of All Resolutions at its Annual General Meeting

July 24, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2019-- ICONplc (NASDAQ: ICLR), a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that all resolutions at the Annual General Meeting of the Company (AGM) held on July 23, 2019 (which resolutions had all been recommended by the Board) were all duly passed by shareholders. These resolutions were set out in the Notice of the AGM sent to shareholders dated June 10, 2019 and are available on the ICON plc website.

The final results of the voting are as follows:

RESOLUTION NUMBER

RESOLUTION

TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES

VOTE FOR

VOTE AGAINST

VOTE WITHHELD

 
 

1.1

To re-elect Dr. John Climax

45,426,638

45,129,835

287,973

8,830

 

1.2

To re-elect Dr. Steve Cutler

45,426,638

45,254,223

163,617

8,798

 

1.3

To re-elect Professor William Hall

45,426,638

44,903,508

514,140

8,990

 

2

To receive accounts and reports

45,426,638

45,274,969

15,009

136,660

 

3

To authorise the fixing of the auditors’ remuneration

45,426,638

42,524,937

2,895,529

6,172

 

4

To authorise the Company to allot shares

45,426,638

44,465,330

951,583

9,725

 

5**

To disapply pre-emption rights

45,426,638

43,247,089

2,157,812

21,737

 

6**

To disapply pre-emption rights for funding capital investment or acquisitions

45,426,638

43,249,638

2,156,336

20,664

 

7**

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares

45,426,638

45,231,479

36,310

158,849

 

8**

To authorise the price range at which the Company can reissue shares it holds as treasury shares

45,426,638

45,135,367

126,751

164,520

 

** Special Resolution. All resolutions are ordinary resolutions unless otherwise stated.

 

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management's current expectations and information currently available, including current economic and industry conditions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance or actual results, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those stated in this press release. The forward-looking statements are subject to future events, risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the statements, including, but not limited to, the ability to enter into new contracts, maintain client relationships, manage the opening of new offices and offering of new services, the integration of new business mergers and acquisitions, as well as economic and global market conditions and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in SEC reports filed by ICON, all of which are difficult to predict and some of which are beyond our control. For these reasons, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements when making investment decisions. The word "expected" and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are only as of the date they are made and we do not undertake any obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement, either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. More information about the risks and uncertainties relating to these forward-looking statements may be found in SEC reports filed by ICON, including its Form 20-F, F-1, S-8 and F-3, which are available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov.

ICON plc is a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON employed approximately 14,400 employees in 98 locations in 40 countries as at June 30, 2019. Further information is available at www.iconplc.com.

Source: ICON plc

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