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Spectris PLC

26 May 2023

Spectris plc

Results of the 2023 Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of Spectris plc held earlier today, all resolutions were voted upon by poll and were passed by shareholders.

The full text of each resolution is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Spectris plc website at www.spectris.com .

The results of the poll for each resolution are as follows:

 
                                    Votes For             Votes Against        Votes Cast               Votes 
                                     (including                                                          Withheld 
                                     Discretionary 
                                     votes) 
                                    Number       %        Number       %       Number       % of        Number 
                                     of shares             of shares            of shares    relevant    of shares 
                                                                                             shares 
 Resolutions                                                                                 in issue 
                                   -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To receive the 
       Annual Report 
       and Accounts of 
       the Company for 
       the financial 
       year ended 31 
 1     December 2022                84,585,306   100.00      282       0.00    84,585,588    80.84%     3,096,518 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To approve the 
       Directors' Remuneration 
 2     Report                       84,047,913   95.90    3,595,264    4.10    87,643,177    83.76%       38,929 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      Declaration of 
 3     2022 Final Dividend          87,657,295   100.00      282       0.00    87,657,577    83.78%       24,529 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Ravi 
       Gopinath as a 
       Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 4     Company                      86,817,551   99.05     833,723     0.95    87,651,274    83.77%       30,832 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Derek 
       Harding as an 
       Executive Director 
 5     of the Company               86,616,974   98.82    1,034,665    1.18    87,651,639    83.77%       30,467 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Andrew 
       Heath as an Executive 
       Director of the 
 6     Company                      87,645,534   99.99      6,438      0.01    87,651,972    83.77%       30,134 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Alison 
       Henwood as a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 7     Company                      85,292,245   99.07     800,290     0.93    86,092,535    82.28%     1,589,571 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Ulf 
       Quellmann as a 
       Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 8     Company                      86,833,053   99.07     818,090     0.93    87,651,143    83.77%       30,963 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect William 
       (Bill) Seeger 
       as a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 9     Company                      86,851,985   99.09     799,289     0.91    87,651,274    83.77%       30,832 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Cathy 
       Turner as a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 10    Company                      86,759,091   98.98     893,358     1.02    87,652,449    83.77%       29,657 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Kjersti 
       Wiklund as a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 11    Company                      86,844,442   99.08     806,737     0.92    87,651,179    83.77%       30,927 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-elect Mark 
       Williamson as 
       a Non-executive 
       Director of the 
 12    Company                      78,263,239   90.17    8,528,795    9.83    86,792,034    82.95%      890,072 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To re-appoint 
       Deloitte LLP as 
       auditor of the 
 13    Company                      86,067,510   99.97      25,425     0.03    86,092,935    82.28%     1,589,171 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to agree 
       the auditor's 
 14    remuneration                 87,551,853   99.89      98,614     0.11    87,650,467    83.77%       31,639 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
       Directors to allot 
 15    ordinary shares              76,707,738   89.07    9,408,809    10.93   86,116,547    82.30%     1,565,559 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To empower the 
       Directors to allot 
       ordinary shares 
       for cash on a 
       non pre-emptive 
       basis (Special 
 16    Resolution)                  73,329,193   83.64    14,342,405   16.36   87,671,598    83.79%       10,508 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To empower the 
       Directors to allot 
       ordinary shares 
       for cash on a 
       non pre-emptive 
       basis for purposes 
       of acquisitions 
       or specified capital 
       investments (Special 
 17    Resolution)                  72,428,608   82.61    15,246,618   17.39   87,675,226    83.79%       6,880 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
       Company to purchase 
       its own ordinary 
       shares (Special 
 18    Resolution)                  86,054,941   98.19    1,583,002    1.81    87,637,943    83.76%       44,163 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
      To authorise the 
       Company to call 
       general meetings 
       (other than annual 
       general meetings) 
       to be not less 
       than 14 clear 
       days' notice (Special 
 19    Resolution)                  83,737,183   95.53    3,916,025    4.47    87,653,208    83.77%       28,898 
     ----------------------------  -----------  -------  -----------  ------  -----------  ----------  ----------- 
 

Notes:

The number of Ordinary shares in issue at the close of business on Friday 26 May 2023 (excluding 4,220,344 treasury shares) was 104,612,160.

Any vote that gave the Chairman discretion have been included in the 'For' votes. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the votes cast 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

Pursuant to UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions passed as Special Business at the AGM (resolutions 15 and 16 to 19 inclusive) will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism document viewing facility at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

A copy of the poll results will also be shortly available on the Company's website at www.spectris.com .

Name of contact and telephone number for queries:

Amy Clapton

Deputy Company Secretary

07425 209075

For and on behalf of Spectris plc

LEI Number: 213800Z4CO2CZO3M3T10

Date: 26 May 2023

About Spectris

Spectris combines precision with purpose, delivering progress for a more sustainable world. We provide critical insights to our customers through premium precision measurement solutions combined with technical expertise and deep domain knowledge. Precision is at the heart of what we do - our leading, high-tech instruments and software equip our customers to solve some of their greatest challenges to make the world cleaner, healthier and more productive. Our two, high quality divisions - Spectris Scientific and Spectris Dynamics - are placed in technology-driven end markets, with strong fundamentals and attractive growth trajectories. We have leading market positions in premium segments and employ 7,600 people located in more than 30 countries, all united behind our Purpose to deliver Value Beyond Measure for all our stakeholders. For more information, visit www.spectris.com.

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