Monthly Market Reports
Monthly insights into economic, finance and trade issues affecting global demand for wool, and what this means for the Australian wool industry.
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AWI held its 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday 17 November 2017 at 10am (AEST) at the Swissotel in Sydney, NSW.
The hard copies of AWI 2017 AGM documentation (Notice of AGM, voting form etc) were lodged with Australia Post by AWI’s share registry, Link Market Services, on Monday 23 October. For those AWI shareholders who have requested that they receive email communication instead of hard copy communication, the documentation was emailed on Tuesday 24 October.
If you are an AWI shareholder that did not receive a Notice of Meeting and voting papers prior to the AWI 2017 AGM, we would be interested in hearing from you. Please contact the AWI office on email@example.com or (02) 8295 3100. The firstname.lastname@example.org email address will be available for this purpose until Friday 13 January 2018. It will assist us for identification purposes if you also provide your security reference number when contacting us. This number commences i400 and is 12 characters in length.
Election of directors
At the AGM, Colette Garnsey and James Morgan were re-elected to the Board of AWI, and Don Macdonald was elected to the Board.
The votes for their election were:
Note: Although eligible wool levy payers can participate in WoolPoll every three years, wool levy payers must choose to become an AWI shareholder to be eligible to vote in director elections. This written invitation is sent to levy payers every year – or you can use at any time through the year the form located on this page.
The 2017 AWI AGM was broadcast live via webcast on 17 November from 10am (Sydney time).
This initiative by AWI enabled those AWI shareholders that were unable to attend the AGM in person to view the AGM proceedings live. AWI shareholders also had the opportunity to submit questions online to the AWI Chairman and CEO to be answered at the AGM.
As well as being broadcast live, the 2017 broadcast was available to be viewed on demand for 12 months following the AGM.
If you have a query regarding AWI shareholder information, please call AWI's share registry Link Market Services on 1800 113 373.