Nominations for AGM Elections

Nomination papers have been dispatched to all EBU Shareholders on 25/09/17. Elections will take place at the AGM of the Company to be held on Wednesday 22nd November at the Imperial Hotel, London.

Only nominations received at Aylesbury by Wednesday 25th October will be considered. Please note that only EBU Shareholders may nominate people for the Board or a Standing Committee.

Application forms will be dispatched from the EBU to the nominees for completion on receipt of the nomination forms from County Shareholders.

Election Of The Board Of Directors Of EBU Ltd For 2017/18

The current Board of Directors is as follows:

Term ends Term ends
Jerry Cope (Treasurer) 2018 Rob Lawy *2017
Heather Dhondy 2019 Ron Millet 2018
*Jeremy Dhondy (Chairman) 2018$ Ian Payn (Vice Chairman) *2017
Darren Evetts 2019 Graham Smith Appointed Director
Anthony Golding 2018

The election this year will be for three positions, as currently held by Mr Lawy, Mr Payn and Mr Dhondy ($) who are intending to stand for re-election should they be nominated. The Board of Directors may also appoint a further Director for 1 year at a time.
$ Please note at the last AGM a commitment was made to equalise the election so that 3 members of the Board are elected each year in line with 11.9b of the Articles.
* Expected to stand for re-election should they be nominated.
The persons duly elected will serve for a three year term of office expiring in 2020.
Mr Dhondy and Mr Payn are intending to stand for re-election as Chairman & Vice-Chairman should they be nominated.

Your attention is drawn to the following provisions of the Articles of Association:
Article 11.9(c) “The Officers (Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Treasurer) may serve until they retire as a Director under the provisions of Article 11.9(b), at which point they must also retire as an Officer. No person may serve in one of the Officer posts for more than three consecutive years without seeking re-election, or for more than six consecutive years in total, or for more than a total period of six years out of any period of eleven years. The Company shall elect Directors to fill any Officer vacancy by the polling process described in Article 11.8. The poll shall be amongst those of the elected Directors who are eligible for, and wish to stand for such position(s);
If a Director or Officer is required to retire at an Annual General Meeting by a provision of the Articles then the retirement shall take effect upon the conclusion of the meeting.”

Election Of EBU Laws & Ethics Committee For 2017/18

The current Committee is as follows:

Term ends Term ends
Mike Amos 2018 - Resigned Robin Barker 2019 - Resigned
*David Burn 2017 Richard Fleet 2018
Frances Hinden 2019 *Martin Pool 2017
Tim Rees 2019 Heather Dhondy Appointed until 2017 AGM

The election this year will be for four positions, as currently held by Mr Burn and Mr Pool, and formerly held by Mr Amos and Mr Barker.
* Expected to stand for re-election should they be nominated.

The top two persons duly elected will serve for a three year term of office expiring in 2020, the third for two years expiring in 2019 and the fourth for one year expiring in 2018.

Your attention is drawn to the following provisions of the Articles of Association:
Article 16.8 (part): “… a member of a Standing Committee whose term of office is due to expire at the commencement of such an Annual General Meeting may nominate himself for re-election to that Committee…”
Article 16.8 (c) (part): “… any nomination so made shall be accompanied by a completed application form from the nominated person indicating that they are prepared to act or continue to act as a Committee member…”
Article 16.10: “In the event that a number of nominations to a Standing Committee is received in accordance with the provisions of Article 16.8 which is smaller than the number of vacancies on that Committee to be filled at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, the Chairman shall accept further nominations either in writing after the due date specified in Article 16.8(d) or orally at the meeting.”


Election Of EBU Selection Committee For 2017/18

The current Committee is as follows:

Term ends Term ends
Ollie Burgess 2017 - Resigned David Burn 2018
*Gillian Fawcett 2017 Paul Hackett 2019 - Resigned
Peter Hasenson 2018 Alan Mould 2019
*Tom Townsend 2017 Paul Barden Appointed until 2017 AGM
Alan Shillitoe Appointed until 2017 AGM

The election this year will therefore be for four positions, as currently held by Ms Fawcett and Mr Townsend and formerly held by Mr Burgess and Mr Hackett.
* Expected to stand for re-election should they be nominated.

The top three persons duly elected will serve for a three year term of office expiring in 2020 and the fourth for two years expiring in 2019.

Your attention is drawn to the following provisions of the Articles of Association:
Article 16.8 (part): “… a member of a Standing Committee whose term of office is due to expire at the commencement of such an Annual General Meeting may nominate himself for re-election to that Committee…”
Article 16.8 (c) (part): “… any nomination so made shall be accompanied by a completed application form from the nominated person indicating that they are prepared to act or continue to act as a Committee member…”
Article 16.10: “In the event that a number of nominations to a Standing Committee is received in accordance with the provisions of Article 16.8 which is smaller than the number of vacancies on that Committee to be filled at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, the Chairman shall accept further nominations either in writing after the due date specified in Article 16.8(d) or orally at the meeting.”

Please note that at the meeting voting papers will only be issued to shareholders or their duly nominated proxies.