Notice of 89th Annual General Meeting
The Integrated Annual Report of the Company for the year 2021-22 along with the Notice of the AGM has been electronically dispatched to all the Members.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company will be held through Video Conference (VC) / Other Audio-Visual Means (OAVM) on Thursday,23rd June, 2022 at 2.30 p.m. (IST). The venue of the Meeting shall be deemed to be the Registered Office of the Company i.e. Unilever House, B. D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 099.
In accordance with the General Circular No. 20/2020 dated 5th May, 2020 read with General Circular No. 14/2020 dated 8th April, 2020 and General Circular No. 17/2020 dated 13th April, 2020 and subsequent circulars issued in this regard, the latest being 2/2022 dated 5th May, 2022 issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Circular No. SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD2/CIRP/P/2022/62 dated 13th May, 2022 issued by SEBI, the Notice of 89th AGM and Integrated Annual Report including the Audited Financial Statements for the financial year 2021-22 have been sent in electronic mode to Members whose e-mail IDs are registered with the Company or the Depository Participant(s).
The electronic dispatch of Integrated Annual Report to Members has been completed on 28th May, 2022. The copy of the Integrated Annual Report is also available on the Company’s website www.hul.co.in.
Pursuant to Section 108 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 20 of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014 and Regulation 44 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, the Company is pleased to provide the facility to Members to exercise their right to vote by electronic means on resolutions proposed to be passed at AGM. Members holding shares either in physical form or dematerialised form, as on Thursday, 16th June, 2022 (cut-off date), can cast their vote electronically through electronic voting system (remote e-voting) of NSDL at www.evoting.nsdl.com.
A person whose name is recorded in the Register of Members or in the Register of Beneficial Owners maintained by the Depositories as on the cut-off date only shall be entitled to avail the facility of remote e-voting. All the Members are hereby informed that the Ordinary and Special Business, as set out in Notice of 89th AGM will be transacted through voting by electronic means only.
The remote e-voting period will commence at 9.00 a.m. (IST) on Saturday, 18th June, 2022 and will end at 5.00 p.m. (IST) on Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022.The remote e-voting module shall be disabled for voting at 5.00 p.m. (IST) on Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022. Once the vote on a resolution is cast by the member, the member cannot modify it subsequently.
Members who have acquired shares after the sending of the Integrated Annual Report through electronic means and before the cut-off date may obtain the USER ID and Password by sending a request at email@example.com or Levercare.Shareholder@unilever.com. However, if a person is already registered with NSDL for remote e-voting then you may use your existing USER ID and Password, and cast your vote.
Members attending the AGM who have not cast their vote by remote e-voting shall be eligible to cast their vote through e-voting during the AGM. Members who have voted through remote e-voting shall be eligible to attend the AGM, however, they shall not be eligible to vote at the meeting.
The procedure of electronic voting is available in the Notice of 89th AGM as well as in the e-mail sent to the Members by NSDL. Please refer the 'e-voting user manual’ for Members available in the downloads section of the e-voting website of NSDL www.evoting.nsdl.com.
The Notice of 89th AGM is available on the Company’s website www.hul.co.in, on the website of Stock Exchanges i.e. Bombay Stock Exchange Limited and National Stock Exchange of India Limited and on the website of NSDL at www.evoting.nsdl.com.
The Register of Members and the Share Transfer books of the Company will remain closed from Friday, 17th June, 2022 to Thursday, 23rd June, 2022 (both days inclusive).
Manner of registering / updating email address
Manner of joining the AGM
TDS on Dividend
Members holding shares in physical form and who have not updated their e-mail addresses with the Company are requested to update their e-mail addresses by sending in duly filled and signed Form ISR-1 (Form for registering PAN, KYC details or changes/ updation thereof), to the Registrar and Share Transfer Agent of the Company – KFin Technologies Limited at Selenium Building, Tower-B, Plot No 31 & 32, Financial District, Nanakramguda, Serilingampally, Hyderabad, Rangareddi, Telangana India - 500 032 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org from their registered email id.
Facility to attend the AGM through VC/ OAVM is available through the NSDL e-voting system at https://www.evoting.nsdl.com
Members may note that as per the Income-tax Act, 1961, dividend income is taxable in the hands of the Members and the Company is required to deduct tax at source (‘TDS’) from dividend paid to the Members at rates prescribed in the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Members are requested to submit the documents in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 at https://ris.kfintech.com/form15