Availability and distribution of the notice of annual general meeting and the BBBEE Act compliance report
Woolworths Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1929/001986/06)
Share code: WHL
("the company" or "the Group")
AVAILABILITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND
THE BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT COMPLIANCE REPORT
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
As indicated in the company's announcement on the Stock Exchange News Service on 1 September
2017 ("the announcement"), the Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of shareholders of the company
will be held at 10h00 on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 in the Auditorium of Woolworths House, 93
Longmarket Street, Cape Town, 8001 to transact the business as detailed in the Notice of AGM ("the
Shareholders are advised that the Notice, together with a summary of the Group results for the year
ended 25 June 2017, will be distributed today, Friday, 29 September 2017 to shareholders recorded
in the company's securities register as at Friday, 22 September 2017. The Notice is also available
on the company's website, www.woolworthsholdings.co.za. As indicated in the announcement, the
audited Group Annual Financial Statements, Integrated Report and Good Business Journey Report
of the company are already available on the company's website.
The last day to trade in order to be eligible to attend and vote at the AGM is Tuesday, 14 November
2017 and the record date to determine which shareholders are entitled to participate and vote at the
AGM is therefore Friday, 17 November 2017.
For administrative purposes only, proxy forms may be delivered as follows:
- To the company‘s Transfer Secretary, Computershare Investor Services Proprietary Limited,
by hand at Rosebank Towers, 15 Biermann Avenue, Rosebank, 2196 or via post at P.O. Box
61051, Marshalltown 2107, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by 10:00 on Friday,
24 November 2017.
- Thereafter, to the company by hand at Woolworths House, 93 Longmarket Street, Cape Town,
8001 or electronically to the Group Company Secretary at Governance@woolworths.co.za.
Any forms of proxy not submitted by this time may nevertheless be submitted to the Transfer
Secretaries before the meeting or handed to the Chairman of the AGM prior to the shareholder
exercising any rights at the meeting.
BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT: ANNUAL COMPLIANCE
Shareholders are advised that in accordance with paragraph 16.20(g) and Appendix 1 to Section 11
of the JSE Listings Requirements, the company's annual compliance report, in terms of section
13G(2) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act 46 of 2013, has been
published and is available on the company's website.
29 September 2017
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