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Nominations for Director positions on the Boards of AWB Limited and AWB (International) Limited have closed, and candidates for the elections have been finalised.
The election of three positions on the Board of AWB Limited and one position on the Board of AWB (International) Limited will take place at the Company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in Melbourne on Thursday 23rd February 2006.
AWB shareholders will find out more information about all candidates and AWB Limited’s AGM in a mailout (Notice of Meetings) which will be distributed to shareholders this month.
Details of the director elections are as follows:
- AWB Limited – Election of A class director by NSW/ACT A class shareholders.
The candidates are Mr Keith Perrett and Mr Xavier Martin.
- AWB Limited – Election of A class director by SA A class shareholders.
Mr Brendan Fitzgerald is the only candidate standing for this election.
- AWB Limited – Election of A class director by Qld/NT A class shareholders.
Mr Brendan Stewart is the only candidate standing for this election.
- AWB (International) Limited – Election of a director by WA A class shareholders.
The candidates are Mr Wayne Gibson and Mr Dale Baker.
The Notice of Meetings will also include information regarding two resolutions, one regarding a proposal to increase the maximum aggregate remuneration for non-executive directors, and another to request adoption of the Remuneration Report.
AWB’s Annual General Meeting is being held at 12 noon on Thursday, 23rd February 2006 at the Melbourne Park Function Centre, Swan Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
AWB urges growers to vote by either attending the Meeting, by lodging a postal vote or by appointing a proxy. Postal vote and proxy forms are contained in the Notice of Meetings pack.
If shareholders have any questions they should ring the AWB Shareholder Service centre on 1800 810 032.
AWB Limited’s Notice of Meetings 2006 will be available from the middle of January on AWB’s website www.awb.com.au.