Zanaco Plc | Notice and Agenda of 54th Annual General Meeting

By Published On: March 8th, 2024Categories: AGM, Corporate announcement

Notice is hereby given that the 54th Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) Plc in respect of the period ended 31st December 2023, will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia on Thursday, 28th March 2024 commencing at 10:00 hours.

All Shareholders are therefore, cordially invited to this event.

The proceedings will also be streamed live on a Zoom Virtual Meeting Platform, in order to accommodate Shareholders who may not be in a position to attend the event in person.

In order to attend virtually, Shareholders will be required to register using the zoom link below during the window period which is now open and will automatically close at the commencement of the Meeting on 28th March, 2024 at 10:00hrs.

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6gE7v3xWSbWF_EL5Y3rCaQ

Shareholders may appoint a proxy to register and attend the meeting on their behalf if unavailable to participate. To request or submit proxy forms, please email, [email protected]. All proxy forms must be lodged electronically by 12:00 hours on Wednesday 27th March 2024.

The Meeting is convened to transact the following:

  1. Call to Order, Tabling of Proxies and Announcement regarding Quorum

  2. Adoption of Minutes

    To consider, confirm, adopt, and sign the minutes of the 53rd Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 29th March 2023.

  3. Presentation by Zanaco Plc Chief Executive Officer

    To present the 2023 FY performance and the 2024 Focus Areas.

  4. Adoption of the Chairman’s Report, Directors’ Report and Financial Statements

    To receive and adopt the Company’s Audited Financial Statements for the Financial Year ended 31st December 2023 together with the reports of the Chairperson, Directors and Auditors.

  5. Dividend

    To consider the recommendation of the Board of Directors regarding the dividend for the year ended 31st December 2023.

  6. Appointment of Auditors

    To consider and adopt the recommendation for the appointment of the Auditors of the Company for the Financial Year ending 31st December 2024 and authorize the Directors to set the Auditors’ remuneration.

  7. Appointments in Directors

    In accordance with Article 118 of the Articles of Association to confirm the appointment of Mrs. Musata Ndhlovu who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director (NED) since the previous Annual General Meeting.

  8. Changes in Directorate

    To note the –

    1. retirement of Mr. Patrick Wanjelani who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director (NED) on 22nd November 2017 and held the position of Board Chairman from 31st March 2022 to 22nd November, 2023. Mr. Wanjelani retired in compliance with the 2016 Bank of Zambia Corporate Governance Directive 6.3 that has limited the tenure of a board director to six (6) years.
    2. retirement of Mr. Yamfwa Chinyanta who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director (NED) on 22nd November 2017, and retired on 22nd November 2023, in compliance with the 2016 Bank of Zambia Corporate Governance Directive 6.3 that has limited the tenure of a board director to six (6) years.
    3. resignation of Mr. Mukuli Chikuba who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director (NED) on 14th February 2018, and resigned on 5th July 2023.
    4. resignation of Mrs. Chearyp Mkandawire-Sokoni who was appointed as a Non-Executive Director (NED) on 27th June 2019, and resigned on 31st March 2023.
  9. Ratification of ex gratia payment to former Board Chairperson

    To ratify the ex-gratia payment made to the former Board Chairperson Mr. Patrick Wanjelani, upon his retirement in November 2023.

  10. Sustainability Initiatives

    To consider and approve sustainability initiatives.

  11. To transact any other business as may properly be transacted at the annual general meeting

    Resolutions to be considered during the Annual General Meeting as follows:

    1. Resolution 1- Adoption of the Chairman’s Report, Directors’ Report and Financial Statements.
    2. Resolution 2- Approval of the Dividend.
    3. Resolution 3- Approval of appointment of Auditors.
    4. Resolution 4- Approval of appointment of Director.
    5. Resolution 5 – Ratification of ex-gratia payment to former Board Chairperson.
    6. Resolution 6- Approval of sustainability initiatives.

By Order of the Board

Ngawo Nakamba
Acting Company Secretary

*Note:

  1. Shareholders who wish to attend the AGM virtually are required to register in the link below in advance. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6gE7v3xWSbWF_EL5Y3rCaQ
  2. In order to register for the Meeting, a shareholder must have a working email and active cell phone number.
  3. The window for registration for the Meeting shall automatically close at the commencement of the AGM on Thursday 28th March 2024 at 10:00 hours.
  4. A shareholder who does not register before the start of the Meeting will not be able to do so when the Meeting starts.
  5. After registering, a shareholder will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Meeting.
  6. After registering, a shareholder will also receive their LuSE ID number which they must have on the day of the Annual General Meeting in order to vote on the resolutions.
  7. To fully participate in the Annual General Meeting, a shareholder must have a reliable internet connection.
  8. Queries on how to log into the Meeting, registration or on the voting process can be channeled to the following numbers: 0950-235678; or 0950-968435.
  9. A shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the Meeting may appoint a proxy to attend and participate in the proceedings of the Meeting. The appointed proxy may also, on a poll, vote on behalf of that shareholder. The proxy need not be a shareholder. To appoint a proxy, a shareholder must fill in and sign a proxy form accordingly.
  10. In order to be valid, the Proxy Form must be sent to any of the following emails addresses by 27th March 2024 at 12:00hrs: [email protected] or [email protected]

    Or it may be lodged at the Front Desk/Reception of the Zanaco Plc Head Office Cairo Road, Lusaka by 27th March 2024 at 12:00hrs.

    Proxy forms are available on https://zanacoinvestor.com/ and can be obtained from [email protected] or [email protected] or from the Front Desk/Reception at the Zanaco Plc, Head Office.

Issued in Lusaka, Zambia on 3/7/2024


Related Downloads

Notice and Agenda of 2024 AGM.pdf

Summarised Audited Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2023.pdf

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