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SABMiller PLC - Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3680A
  SABMiller PLC
  31 July 2008


SABMILLER PLC

31 July 2008 The board of SABMiller plc announces the results of the polls taken
on all resolutions at the Annual General Meeting of the Company, held earlier
today. All resolutions were approved by substantial majorities, ranging from
93.57% to
99.99%. Full details of the poll results are set out below and will also be
available on the Company's website: www.sabmiller.com

     Resolution                VOTES        %      VOTES       %       VOTES
                                FOR       FOR*    AGAINST    AGAINS  WITHHELD**
                                                               T
 1   To receive and adopt  1,268,148,960  98.58  18,220,592    1.42   1,268,597
     the financial
     statements for the
     year ended 31 March
     2008, together with
     the reports of the
     directors and
     auditors.
 2   To approve the        1,233,522,853  98.73  15,886,421    1.27  38,228,914
     Directors'
     Remuneration Report
     2008 contained in
     the Annual Report
     for the year ended
     31 March 2008.
 3   To elect Mr R         1,284,550,092  99.80   2,603,623    0.20     483,873
     Pieterse as a
     director of the
     Company.
 4   To elect Ms M Ramos   1,284,461,670  99.79   2,678,411    0.21     497,523
     as a director of the
     Company.
 5   To re-elect Lord      1,260,185,190  99.14  10,969,846    0.86  16,475,652
     Fellowes as a
     directors of the
     Company.
 6   To re-elect Mr E A G  1,283,297,982  99.70   3,854,460    0.30     483,840
     Mackay as a director
     of the Company.
 7   To re-elect Mr J A    1,284,549,622  99.80   2,603,020    0.20     483,840
     Manzoni as a
     director of the
     Company.
 8   To re-elect Mr M Q    1,257,724,652  98.94  13,435,918    1.06  16,475,852
     Morland as a
     director of the
     Company.
 9   To re-elect Mr M C    1,247,182,736  98.11  23,978,139    1.89  16,476,057
     Ramaphosa as a
     director of the
     Company.
 10  To re-elect Mr J M    1,267,349,406  99.10  11,508,008    0.90   8,779,518
     Kahn as a director
     of the Company.
 11  To declare a final    1,287,141,275  99.99      11,101    0.01     483,601
     dividend of 42 US
     cents per share.
 12         To re-appoint  1,266,202,048  98.53  18,850,689    1.47   2,584,475
          Pricewaterhouse
           Coopers LLP as
          auditors of the
         Company, to hold
         office until the
        conclusion of the
             next general
                 meeting.
 13  To authorise the      1,277,405,450  99.55   5,764,946    0.45   4,466,271
     directors to fix the
     remuneration of the
     auditors.
 14  To approve the        1,235,064,168  98.55  18,190,422    1.45  34,381,777
     renewal of the
     Company's share
     incentive plans.
 15  To give a general     1,276,800,332  99.20  10,271,937    0.80     564,148
     power and authority
     to the directors
     under Section 80 of
     the Companies Act
     1985 to allot
     relevant securities.
 16  To give a general     1,201,327,534  93.57  82,552,448    6.43   3,750,933
     power and authority
     to the directors
     under Section 89 of
     the Companies Act
     1985 to allot
     ordinary shares for
     cash otherwise than
     pro rata to all
     shareholders.
 17  To give a general     1,284,488,311  99.79   2,664,722    0.21     483,984
     authority to the
     directors to make
     market purchases of
     ordinary shares of
     US$0.10 each in the
     capital of the
     Company.
 18  To approve the        1,287,087,096  99.99      20,186    0.01     529,435
     unwinding of the
     Safari structure.
 19  To approve the        1,267,910,490  99.02  12,499,586    0.98   7,226,941
     adoption of new
     articles of
     association of the
     Company.

*Votes 'FOR' include those votes giving the Chairman discretion
** The votes 'Withheld' are not counted towards the votes cast at the Annual
General Meeting.

Full details of the resolutions were set out in the Notice of Annual General
Meeting, dated 2 June 2008.
Resolutions 1 to 15 were ordinary resolutions, requiring more than 50% of
shareholders' votes to be cast for the resolutions.
Resolutions 16 to 19 were special resolutions, requiring at least 75% of
shareholders' votes to be cast for the resolutions.

Copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, have been
submitted to the UK Listing Authority ('UKLA') and will soon be available for
inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is
situated at
Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14
5HS

John Davidson, General Counsel and Group Company Secretary.


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