ICON shareholders vote in favour of all resolutions at its Annual General Meeting

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ICON shareholders vote in favour of all resolutions at its Annual General Meeting

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICON plc, (NASDAQ: ICLR), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that all resolutions at the Annual General Meeting of the Company (AGM) held on 22nd July 2013 (which resolutions had all been recommended by the Board) were all duly passed by shareholders. These resolutions were set out in the Notice of the AGM sent to shareholders on 14th June 2013 and are available on the ICON plc website.

The final results of voting on each of the items submitted to a vote of shareholders during the AGM are as follows:

RESOLUTION
NUMBER

 RESOLUTION TOTAL NUMBEROF VOTES VOTE FOR VOTE AGAINST VOTE WITHHELD  
 
1.1To re-elect Mr. Thomas Lynch51,674,20351,474,431133,02066,752
 
1.2To re-elect Mr. Declan McKeon51,674,20351,506,997100,44566,761
 
1.3To re-elect Prof. William Hall51,674,20351,517,88489,55866,761
 
2To receive accounts and reports51,674,20351,409,1168,517256,570
 
3To authorise the fixing of the auditors' remuneration51,674,20347,640,9473,965,49167,765
 
4To authorise the Company to allot shares51,674,20344,580,8557,013,21480,134
 
5**To disapply pre-emption rights51,674,20345,337,8206,251,87484,509
 
6**To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares51,674,20351,122,12213,329538,752
 

** Special Resolution. All resolutions are ordinary resolutions unless otherwise stated.

The statements made in this press release may contain forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. In addition to the matters described in this press release, the ability to maintain large client contracts or enter into new contracts, maintain client relationships and the ability to manage the opening of new offices, the integration of new business mergers and acquisitions, as well as other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission by ICON, including its Form 20-F, F-1, S-8 and F-3, may affect the actual results achieved by ICON. ICON disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON currently, operates from 78 locations in 37 countries and has approximately 10,170 employees. Further information is available at www.iconplc.com.

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Brendan Brennan
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Simon Holmes
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