Notice of Annual General Meeting
Wed 14 Nov 2001
Published: Wed 14 Nov 2001 10:47:32
Document No: 183763
Document part: A
Market Flag: N
Classification: Notice of Annual General Meeting
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP 2001-11-14 ASX-SIGNAL-G HOMEX - Melbourne +++++++++++++++++++++++++ Notice is given that the thirty third Annual General Meeting of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited will be held at The Westin, No 1 Martin Place, Sydney on Friday, 14 December 2001 at 10.00am. ORDINARY BUSINESS 1. ANNUAL REPORTS To consider the Annual Report, Financial Statements and the Reports of the Directors and of the Auditors' for the year ended 30 September 2001. 2. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS (a) TO RE-ELECT A DIRECTOR: MR J K ELLIS Mr Ellis retires in accordance with the Company's Constitution, and being eligible, offers himself for re-election. (b) TO RE-ELECT A DIRECTOR: MS M A JACKSON Ms Jackson retires in accordance with the Company's Constitution, and being eligible, offers herself for re-election. SPECIAL BUSINESS 3. GRANT OF OPTIONS TO MR JOHN MCFARLANE (PLEASE REFER TO NOTES) Associated with the extension of Mr John McFarlane's employment contract as Chief Executive Officer until 30 September 2006, shareholders are asked to consider and, if thought fit, to pass the following resolution as an ordinary resolution: "That approval is given for the grant of the following options over un-issued shares in the capital of the Company to or for the benefit of Mr John McFarlane, the Managing Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, on the terms set out in the explanatory notes to the notice which convened the 2001 Annual General Meeting and otherwise in accordance with the ANZ Share Option Plan: (i) 500,000 options to be granted on 31 December 2001; (ii) 1,000,000 options to be granted on 31 December 2002; (iii) 1,000,000 options to be granted on 31 December 2003; and (iv) 500,000 options to be granted on 31 December 2004." J L Slatter SECRETARY A full copy of this announcement, including Explanatory Notes, is available for purchase from ASX Customer Service on 1 300 300 279. Charges apply.