Covidien Announces Results from 2010 Annual General Meeting

Published March 17th, 2010 - 10:12 GMT
Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced the results from its Annual General Meeting. Five proposals were on the meeting agenda:
• Receipt and consideration of the Irish Statutory Accounts for the fiscal year ended September 25, 2009, and the reports of the Directors and Auditors thereon
• Election of Directors
• Appointment of Independent Auditors
• Authorization of the Company and/or any subsidiary of the Company to make market purchases of Company shares, and
• Authorization of the reissue price range of treasury shares.
At the meeting, shareholders received the Irish Statutory Accounts and related reports and elected all 11 nominees, each of whom currently serves on Covidien’s Board of Directors. They are: Craig Arnold, Robert H. Brust, John M. Connors, Jr., Christopher J. Coughlin, Timothy M. Donahue, Kathy J. Herbert, Randall J. Hogan, III, Richard J. Meelia, Dennis H. Reilley, Tadataka Yamada, and Joseph A. Zaccagnino.
Shareholders also approved the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the Company’s independent auditors, authorized the Company to make market purchases of Company shares and authorized the reissue price range for treasury shares.

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