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AGM

A forum for shareholders

The 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at Globe House, 4 Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG on Wednesday 28 April 2021.

Shareholder Engagement Event

View speeches from our Chairman and Chairman Designate and BAT's response to pre-submitted shareholder questions ahead of the AGM.

This shareholder engagement event provided shareholders with an opportunity to view presentations from the Chairman and Chairman Designate and hear the Company’s response to pre-submitted shareholder questions. All questions received by 5.00pm UK time on 14 April 2021 have been responded to. Questions may have been summarised or thematically grouped as part of our response.

Chairman’s Opening Speech (95 kb) 
Shareholder Engagement Event Q&A (120 kb) 
Chairman Designate’s Closing Remarks (85 kb) 
Additional Shareholder Question Response (88 kb) 

Arrangements for the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) in light of COVID-19

In order to comply with the UK Government’s roadmap to lifting the COVID-19 restrictions the AGM was convened at the Company’s Head Office with the minimum attendance required to form a quorum (arranged by the Company). Shareholders and others were not permitted to attend the AGM in person but were strongly encouraged to exercise their vote by appointing the Chair of the meeting to act as their proxy.

2021 Annual General Meeting

The AGM provided shareholders with the opportunity to vote on various company matters as set out in the Notice of Meeting. The Notice of Meeting, which includes the information required by Part 13 of the Companies Act 2006 (as relevant), lists the formal resolutions upon which shareholders were entitled to vote, as well as detailed explanatory notes on those items of business that were scheduled to be put before the Meeting.

Notice of Meeting – 2021 AGM (185 kb) 

Voting results

The results of voting at the 2021 AGM were released to the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on the afternoon following the Meeting.

Results of voting at the 2021 Annual General Meeting (158 kb) 

2021 Annual General Meeting Chairman’s Statement

Read Richard Burrows's statement 2021


2020 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting – 2020 AGM (206 kb) 

2020 AGM Q&A (0.2 mb) 

Results of voting at the 2020 Annual General Meeting (101 kb) 

2020 AGM voting results update statement

Read Richard Burrows's statement 2020


2019 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting – 2019 AGM (192 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2019 Annual General Meeting (218 kb) 

2019 AGM voting results update statement

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2019


2018 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting – 2018 AGM (203 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2018 Annual General Meeting (99 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2018


2017 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2017 AGM (203 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2017 Annual General Meeting (332 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2017


2016 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2016 AGM (233 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2016 Annual General Meeting (128 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2016


2015 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2015 AGM (269 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2015 Annual General Meeting (126 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2015


2014 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2014 AGM (215 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2014 Annual General Meeting (110 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2014


2013 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2013 AGM (216 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2013 Annual General Meeting (119 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2013


2012 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2012 AGM (376 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2012 Annual General Meeting (120 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech 2012


2011 Annual General Meeting

Notice of meeting - 2011 AGM (169 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2011 Annual General Meeting (89 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech


2010 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2010 AGM (308 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2010 Annual General Meeting (31 kb) 

Read Richard Burrows's speech


2009 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting - 2009 AGM (308 kb) 

Results of voting at the 2009 Annual General Meeting (30 kb) 

Read the speech by Jan du Plessis

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