Financial release
Results of AGM

John Wood Group PLC (“Company”)

LEI:  549300PLYY6I10B6S323

Annual General Meeting – Voting Results

Issued share capital at meeting date:  688,339,369 Number of votes per share:  1 vote per share

At the Annual General Meeting of John Wood Group PLC held on 13 May 2021, all resolutions put to shareholders were passed on a poll with the required majorities.

The full text of each resolution is contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Company's website www.woodplc.com/investors/annual-general-meeting

The final vote received in respect of each resolution was as follows:

  

Votes For (Including Discretionary)

%

Votes Against

%

Total Votes (excluding Votes Withheld)

Votes Withheld*

% of Issued Share Capital Voted **

1

Report & accounts

558,489,351

99.99%

49,216

0.01%

558,538,567

875,785

81.27%

2

Remuneration report

544,291,523

97.74%

12,591,917

2.26%

556,883,440

2,530,912

81.27%

3

Re-elect Roy A Franklin

551,351,345

98.63%

7,672,749

1.37%

559,024,094

390,258

81.27%

4

Re-elect Thomas Botts

551,405,353

98.64%

7,627,054

1.36%

559,032,407

381,945

81.27%

5

Re-elect Birgitte Brinch Madsen

551,323,709

98.63%

7,654,708

1.37%

558,978,417

435,935

81.27%

6

Re-elect Jacqui Ferguson

551,311,933

98.63%

7,670,141

1.37%

558,982,074

432,278

81.27%

7

Re-elect Adrian Marsh

551,245,267

98.62%

7,722,635

1.38%

558,967,902

446,450

81.27%

8

Re-elect Nigel Mills

551,339,737

98.64%

7,620,956

1.36%

558,960,693

453,659

81.27%

9

Re-elect Robin Watson

558,798,501

99.95%

299,765

0.05%

559,098,266

316,086

81.27%

10

Re-elect David Kemp

558,213,939

99.85%

848,513

0.15%

559,062,452

351,900

81.27%

11

Elect Brenda Reichelderfer

558,717,396

99.96%

242,165

0.04%

558,959,561

454,791

81.27%

12

Elect Susan Steele

558,718,099

99.96%

242,889

0.04%

558,960,988

453,364

81.27%

13

Re-appointment of KPMG LLC as auditors

557,819,430

99.75%

1,410,044

0.25%

559,229,474

184,878

81.27%

14

Authorisation of auditors' remuneration

558,990,525

99.96%

239,129

0.04%

559,229,654

184,698

81.27%

15

To authorise the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations and incur political expenditure

543,268,127

97.40%

14,514,182

2.60%

557,782,309

1,632,043

81.27%

16

Authority to allot shares

488,098,503

87.51%

69,659,037

12.49%

557,757,540

1,656,812

81.27%

17

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

552,237,514

99.05%

5,315,924

0.95%

557,553,438

1,860,914

81.27%

18

Disapply pre-emption rights for acquisitions and other capital investment

517,536,933

92.81%

40,102,180

7.19%

557,639,113

1,775,239

81.27%

19

Authority to purchase own shares

557,523,397

99.72%

1,583,245

0.28%

559,106,642

307,710

81.27%

20

Notice of general meetings

511,296,212

91.41%

48,020,103

8.59%

559,316,315

98,037

81.27%

* A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

**  Votes withheld are included in the percentage of issued share capital voted calculation

Resolutions 17 to 20 were considered and passed as Special Resolutions.

These votes are also available on the Company’s website at: www.woodplc.com/investors/annual-general-meeting

In accordance with LR 9.6.2, those resolutions passed at today's AGM which are required to be made available for inspection will shortly be available to view at:

https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

Notification authorised by:

Martin J McIntyre

Company Secretary