15 April 2009

The second Annual Meeting of Shareholders since Opus International Consultants was listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange was held today in Wellington. At the meeting Opus Chairman, Kerry McDonald and Managing Director, Kevin Thompson presented their respective reports on the past year.

The following Resolutions, which were put to shareholders at the meeting today, were passed by shareholders.  

  • Directors were authorised to fix the remuneration of the Auditors
  • Suhaimi Halim and Tan See Yin who were standing for re- election due to retirement by rotation were both re-elected.
  • Keith Watson and Fraser Whineray who were appointed by the Board in 2008 and were standing for re-election, were both re-elected

All Resolutions were decided by poll and verified by the Auditors, Ernst & Young.

Details of the total number of votes cast for each of the Resolutions by proxy and poll are:

Resolution

For

Against

Abstain

1. To authorise the Directors to set the Auditors remuneration

107,463,859

141,719

43,937

2. To re-elect Suhaimi Halim as a Director

107,517,360

122,155

10,000

3. To re-elect Tan See Yin as a Director.

107,515,047

122,468

12,000

4. To re-elect Keith Watson as a Director

107,515,433

120,282

13,800

5. To re-elect Fraser Whineray as a Director

107,026,616

612,899

10,000


Shareholders were also told of the retirement of long standing Director, Dan Stevenson from the Board. Mr Stevenson has been on the Board of Opus since 1993 and made a very valuable contribution to the Board over this time from a commercial and legal perspective. With his legal expertise he provided assistance in helping to guide the Board through the IPO 

For further information please contact:

Kevin Thompson
Managing Director
Opus International Consultants
Mob: 021 669254

Or

Alison Swan
Company Secretary
Opus International Consultants
Tel: 471 7047