Paul Polman appointed as executive director.
Rotterdam, 29 October 2008 - Unilever N.V. shareholders today approved the resolution to appoint Paul Polman as Executive Director. Voting was by poll and the results are set out below.
A corresponding resolution was approved by the General Meeting of Unilever PLC on 28 October 2008.
The Board intends to appoint Mr Polman as Group Chief Executive by the end of the year following an orderly transition.
To appoint Mr P Polman as Executive Director
2 058 761 216
7 865 467
2 644 340
Votes cast as a percentage of the issued share capital was approximately 85.11%.
A 'Vote withheld' is not a vote in law and was not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes ‘For’ and ‘Against’ a resolution.
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