SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

May 03, 2007 13:30 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC announces Result of AGM

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2007 --


3 May 2007

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Smith & Nephew plc Resolutions Passed at Annual General Meeting

Smith & Nephew plc announces the results of the voting by poll on the
resolutions put to its Annual General Meeting held today.

                                                  FOR/DISCRETION            AGAINST              VOTE WITHHELD
                 Resolution                        No. of Votes          No. of Votes            No. of Votes

1. To adopt the report and accounts                 674,602,098            3,786,659                688,655

2. To approve the remuneration report               619,976,125           55,026,899               4,074,388

3. To confirm the interim dividends                 678,256,993             33,368                  787,051

4. To re-elect Sir Christopher O'Donnell            642,779,122           30,847,082               5,451,208

5. To re-elect Mr Adrian Hennah                     667,339,174            6,290,582               5,447,656

6. To re-elect Mr Warren Knowlton                   670,190,920            8,253,925                632,567

7. To re-elect Mr Richard De Schutter               665,313,276            9,543,060               4,221,076

8. To re-elect Dr Rolf Stomberg                     644,035,114           14,138,699              20,903,599

9. To reappoint the auditors                        642,459,982           31,288,795               5,328,635

10. To authorise the directors to determine         652,565,516           25,980,165                531,731
the remuneration of the auditors

11. To renew the directors' authority to            658,289,194           20,677,547                110,671
allot shares

12. To renew the directors' authority for the       659,879,893           18,977,098                220,421
disapplication of pre-emption rights

13. To renew the directors' limited authority       678,314,891             655,258                 107,263
to make market purchases of the Company's own
shares

14. To amend the articles of association for        678,139,170             654,547                 283,695
dividend translation timing

15. To amend the articles of association for        676,708,016             936,916                1,432,480
borrowing powers

16. To enable delivery of shareholder               677,410,263             582,567                1,084,582
documents electronically

A copy of the Resolutions passed as Special Business at the Annual General
Meeting are being submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be
available for inspection at the UKLA document viewing facility, which is
situated at:

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London
E14 5HS

Paul Chambers
Company Secretary






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