Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Eighteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (known as MDDUS) will be held on Friday 3 September 2021 at 1.00pm.

The Board has agreed, in light of the Scottish Government's Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance, to discourage the physical attendance of members and non-member proxies at the AGM.

Members are encouraged instead to vote by proxy (see Note 1).

The meeting is convened for the following purposes:

 

Ordinary Resolutions (i.e. resolutions passed by a simple majority)

Annual Report and Accounts

1. To receive and consider the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 December 202o.

MDDUS Board appointments

2. To re-appoint Ms Marian Glen who retires at this time under Article 15.6 and offers herself for re-appointment for a term of office of three years as a director.

3. To re-appoint Mr Satyajit Bhattacharya who, having been appointed by the Board since the last Annual General Meeting, ceases to hold office under Article 15.15 and offers himself for re-appointment for a term of office of three years as a director.

4. To re-appoint Dr Rebecca Sadler who, having been appointed by the Board since the last Annual General Meeting, ceases to hold office under Article 15.15 and offers herself for re-appointment for a term of office of three years as a director.

Auditor

5. To re-appoint BDO LLP, Chartered Accountants, as Auditor.

6. To authorise the Board to fix the remuneration of the Auditor.

 

Dated this day 17 August 2021

By order of the Board

Mr Bryan A. Hislop

Company Secretary

 

NOTES

1. A Member normally entitled to attend and vote at the AGM convened by the foregoing Notice is entitled to appoint a proxy to vote in the Member’s place. A proxy need not be a Member of MDDUS. An instrument of proxy must, together with any authority under which it is executed or a copy of such authority certified notarially or in some other way approved by the Board, be deposited at MDDUS, c/o The Company Secretary, Mackintosh House, 120 Blythswood Street, Glasgow G2 4EA by Wednesday 1 September 2021 at 1.00pm.

2. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for or against a resolution.

3. Information about the candidates for re-appointment (as held in the Register of Directors):

Ms Marian Glen. Service address: c/o MDDUS. Resident: UK. Nationality: British. Occupation: Non-executive director. Date of birth: February 1960. The Board recommends the re-appointment of Ms Glen to continue her contributions at the Board as an experienced non-executive director and lawyer and as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr Satyajit Bhattacharya. Service address: c/o MDDUS. Resident: UK. Nationality: British. Occupation: Consultant surgeon and medical director. Date of birth: November 1962. The Board recommends the re-appointment of Mr Bhattacharya to continue his contributions at the Board as a practising consultant surgeon and as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Dr Rebecca Sadler. Service address: c/o MDDUS. Resident: UK. Nationality: British. Occupation: Dentist. Date of birth: August 1973. The Board recommends the re-appointment of Dr Sadler to continue her contributions at the Board as a practising dentist and as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Biographies of all directors are available on the MDDUS website.

 

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