AGM Total Proxy Votes

13 June, 2012


Commenting on the share owner vote at WPP's AGM held today, Chairman Philip Lader said: "Our Board exercised its best judgment in the context of the Company's record year, international competitors, and the executives' performance. We appreciate our share owners' support on the re-election of all directors and all other resolutions, take the Remuneration Report vote seriously, will consult with many share owners, and will then move forward in the best interests of our share owners and our business."

Results of Annual General Meeting 2012
The results of the Annual General Meeting vote will be announced later today after the full results of the poll are finalised. The poll will be displayed on the Company’s website later today. Below are the proxy results shown during the AGM:-

RESOLUTION FOR % AGAINST %
Resolution 1
To receive and, if approved, to adopt the Company’s accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2011.
849,932,519 98.15 16,002,627 1.85
Resolution 2
That the WPP directors’ remuneration report set out in the report of the Compensation Committee contained in the 2011 Report & Accounts be approved.
349,546,294 40.48 514,046,806 59.52
Resolution 3
That the sustainability report contained in the 2011 Report & Accounts be approved.
858,953,403 99.23 6,683,621 0.77
Resolution 4
To re-elect Colin Day as a Director.
768,760,859 91.13 74,862,649 8.87
Resolution 5
To re-elect Esther Dyson as a Director.
735,333,983 88.07 99,631,887 11.93
Resolution 6
To re-elect Orit Gadiesh as a Director.
857,413,868 99.02 8,477,121 0.98
Resolution 7
To re-elect Philip Lader as a Director.
732,936,174 88.19 98,127,256 11.81
Resolution 8
To re-elect Ruigang Li as a Director.
607,582,808 71.27 244,952,390 28.73
Resolution 9
To re-elect Stanley (Bud) Morten as a Director.
849,064,596 98.06 16,826,443 1.94
Resolution 10
To re-elect Koichiro Naganuma as a Director.
603,148,523 70.29 254,934,666 29.71
Resolution 11
To re-elect John Quelch as a Director.
848,627,889 98.01 17,268,697 1.99
Resolution 12
To re-elect Mark Read as a Director.
851,062,729 98.29 14,842,676 1.71
Resolution 13
To re-elect Paul Richardson as a Director
850,168,659 98.18 15,730,056 1.82
Resolution 14
To re-elect Jeffrey Rosen as a Director.
654,575,386 78.20 182,515,020 21.80
Resolution 15
To re-elect Timothy Shriver as a Director.
770,674,458 91.52 71,385,885 8.48
Resolution 16
To re-elect Sir Martin Sorrell as a Director.
843,800,488 98.17 15,720,514 1.83
Resolution 17
To re-elect Paul Spencer as a Director.
856,870,378 98.96 9,030,054 1.04
Resolution 18
To re-elect Solomon Trujillo as a Director.
856,855,853 98.96 9,040,719 1.04
Resolution 19
To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors of the Company and determine their remuneration.
843,270,562 98.45 13,247,093 1.55
Resolution 20
To authorise the Directors to allot equity securities
847,557,238 97.88 18,329,592 2.12
Resolution 21
To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares
855,314,265 98.94 9,169,140 1.06
Resolution 22
To allot equity securities on a non-pre-emptive basis.
848,570,009 98.03 17,057,820 1.97


Contact
Feona McEwan, WPP

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