At the Mansfield Building Society our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is not just a formality, it’s our opportunity to connect with members in a way that only a mutual building society can. We’re owned by our members and the AGM allows them to have their say by asking questions directly to the Board and voting on key matters.

For the last few years, we’ve combined the AGM with our community celebration and awards event – inviting members, business partners, community groups and charities to come together to help us celebrate the dedication and commitment of volunteers in the region, and to recognise the Society’s ‘Community Star’.

Understandably, due to the Government imposed lockdown to combat Coronavirus, we weren’t able to do that in 2020 and we had to hold the AGM behind closed doors for the first time in our 150 year history.

Keeping in touch with our valued members is so important to us. That’s why our newly appointed Chief Executive, Paul Wheeler, and recently retired Chief Executive, Gev Lynott, have specially recorded the videos below to share the highlights of the Society’s performance in 2019, and also the results of this year’s AGM voting.

Voting Results

Paul talks through the voting results and thanks retiring Chief Executive, Gev Lynott, for his service to the Society. He finishes by updating on how the Society has adjusted to the Coronavirus crisis.

2020 voting results by resolution

For full details of the Society’s Report and Accounts and Summary Financial Statement, please see our Corporate Information page.

Resolution

Total votes for

Total votes against

Votes withheld

% votes in favour

To receive the Directors’ Report, Annual Accounts and Annual Business Statement for the year ending 31 December 2019 2,204 25 16 98.9%
To appoint BDO LLP as auditors 2,169 57 19 97.4%
To approve the DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION REPORT 2,038 175 32 92.1%
To re-elect NICHOLAS PAUL BAXTER 2,116 98 31 95.6%
To re-elect ROBERT JAMES HARTLEY 2,108 107 29 95.2%
To re-elect PAUL CLIFFORD WHEELER 2,124 90 31 95.9%

 

2019 Performance Review

Gev reviews the Society’s business performance in 2019.

Member Questions and Answers

Gev addresses questions for the Directors raised by our members.

Farewell from retiring Chief Executive, Gev Lynott

Gev reflects on his time at The Mansfield before passing the baton to his successor, Paul Wheeler.

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