At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company held in 2008, shareholders approved a resolution that allows the Company to send or supply all communications with a shareholder, including notices of meetings, circulars, financial statements, other documents and information ("Communications") to shareholders in electronic form, including via the Company's website, rather than sending documents or information by post.
The benefits of communicating electronically are that they help the environment by significantly reducing the amount of paper used to communicate with shareholders and thereby reduce associated printing, mailing and distribution costs for the Company.
The current choices of communication available to a shareholder are as follows:
This is only applicable where a shareholder has received a letter from the Company seeking his/her consent to the provision of Communications in electronic form (a "Consent Letter") or has elected to receive notifications by email whenever Communications are added to the website (see below).
Consent Letters are issued at regular intervals by the Company. Under the terms of the Consent Letter, a shareholder is deemed to have agreed that the Company may send or supply Communications by electronic means including via the Company's website if he/she does not reply by the date specified in the Consent Letter requesting that Communications be issued to him/her in paper form or subsequently elects to receive Communications in paper form by post.
Shareholders may view Communications online instead of receiving them in hard copy, notification will be sent by post whenever such Communications are added to the website.
If a Shareholder would prefer, they may elect to receive notifications by email whenever Communications are added to the website by simply visiting www.computershare.com/register/ie and registering online. Shareholders will require the following information:
This will further reduce the impact on the environment of printing, mailing and distributing annual reports by opting out of receiving printed documentation and registering instead for email communication.
Shareholders may receive Communications in traditional paper form by post. This is applicable where shareholders have either:
If a Shareholder would prefer, they may elect to receive notifications by email whenever Communications are added to the website in lieu of paper form by simply visiting www.computershare.com/register/ie and registering online.
If you have agreed (or are deemed to have agreed) to website Communications, but want to get full paper versions - then just let us know by going to www.computershare.com/register/ie
You will require the following information:
Please note that if you select the above link that takes you to Computershare, you will leave the Glanbia plc website.