FORM 6-K

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington D.C. 20549

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of May 2016

Commission File Number 1-32575

 

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

30, Carel van Bylandtlaan, 2596 HR The Hague

The Netherlands

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

Form 20-F  x            Form 40-F  ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  ¨.

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ¨.

Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes  ¨.             No  x

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-             

 

 

 


The following is the text of an announcement released to the London Stock Exchange by Royal Dutch Shell plc on May 24, 2016

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Royal Dutch Shell plc announces the poll results on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at the Circustheater, Circusstraat 4, 2586 CW The Hague, The Netherlands. Resolutions 1-18 were carried and resolution 19 (Shareholder resolution) was not carried.

In accordance with the Listing Rules, a copy of all resolutions other than resolutions concerning ordinary business at the Annual General Meeting, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm

 

      

RESOLUTION

  VOTES
FOR
    %     VOTES
AGAINST
    %     VOTES
TOTAL
    % of
ISC
VOTED
    VOTES
WITHHELD
 
  1       Receipt of Annual Report & Accounts     4,188,410,385        99.01        42,011,391        0.99        4,230,421,776        52.74     3,829,452   
  2       Approval of Directors’ Remuneration Report     3,469,740,309        85.83        573,049,761        14.17        4,042,790,070        50.40     191,483,188   
  3       Reappointment of Ben van Beurden     4,169,535,220        99.58        17,773,835        0.42        4,187,309,055        52.21     46,830,273   
  4       Reappointment of Guy Elliott     4,169,238,247        99.58        17,757,831        0.42        4,186,996,078        52.20     47,176,217   
  5       Reappointment of Euleen Goh     4,144,782,811        98.99        42,202,382        1.01        4,186,985,193        52.20     47,141,463   
  6       Reappointment of Simon Henry     4,150,789,272        99.31        28,984,388        0.69        4,179,773,660        52.11     54,401,060   
  7       Reappointment of Charles O. Holliday     4,126,618,069        98.56        60,386,265        1.44        4,187,004,334        52.20     47,124,702   
  8       Reappointment of Gerard Kleisterlee     3,856,989,347        93.35        274,768,733        6.65        4,131,758,080        51.51     102,352,440   
  9       Reappointment of Sir Nigel Sheinwald     4,168,128,173        99.55        18,837,848        0.45        4,186,966,021        52.20     47,201,661   
  10       Reappointment of Linda G. Stuntz     4,169,243,593        99.58        17,778,861        0.42        4,187,022,454        52.20     47,085,815   
  11       Reappointment of Hans Wijers     4,159,707,300        99.35        27,239,919        0.65        4,186,947,219        52.20     47,145,407   
  12       Reappointment of Patricia A. Woertz     4,131,694,697        98.68        55,406,603        1.32        4,187,101,300        52.20     46,997,258   
  13       Reappointment of Gerrit Zalm     4,128,694,388        99.25        31,326,980        0.75        4,160,021,368        51.87     74,034,558   
  14       Reappointment of Auditor     3,904,174,125        92.47        317,935,471        7.53        4,222,109,596        52.64     12,124,129   


      

RESOLUTION

  VOTES
FOR
    %     VOTES
AGAINST
    %     VOTES
TOTAL
    % of
ISC
VOTED
    VOTES
WITHHELD
 
  15       Remuneration of Auditor     4,223,122,293        99.84        6,604,220        0.16        4,229,726,513        52.73     4,482,033   
  16       Authority to allot shares     4,147,107,132        98.14        78,673,410        1.86        4,225,780,542        52.69     8,381,624   
  17       Disapplication of pre-emption rights*     4,186,534,360        99.12        37,159,884        0.88        4,223,694,244        52.66     10,430,864   
  18       Authority to purchase own shares*     4,172,119,936        98.69        55,196,293        1.31        4,227,316,229        52.70     6,873,769   
  19       Shareholder resolution*     114,074,036        2.78        3,995,029,228        97.22        4,109,103,264        51.23     124,675,299   

 

* Special resolution

Please note that a ‘vote withheld’ is not a vote under English Law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes ‘for’ and ‘against’ a resolution.

May 24, 2016

Mark Edwards

Deputy Company Secretary

Royal Dutch Shell plc

ENQUIRIES

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This Report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into:

a) the Registration Statement on Form F-3 of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Shell International Finance B.V. (Registration Numbers 333-199736 and 333-199736-01); and

b) the Registration Statements on Forms S-8 of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Registration Numbers 333-126715, 333-141397, 333-171206, 333-192821 and 333-200953).


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc

(Registrant)

By:  

/s/ M Edwards

  Name:   M Edwards
  Title:   Deputy Company Secretary

Date: May 25, 2016