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Changes to the Articles of Association


Voted on and passed by more than 75% of attendees at the AGM held on the 16th of September

Please note that only one vote per member company was accepted

  • Create position of ‘strategic projects’ (non-Council member) to sit on the AEO Executive Committee, alongside AEO Chair, Vice, Past, & Treasurer
  • Adopt gender neutral language throughout M&As
  • Introduce a confidential formal voting process, to replace a ‘show of hands’
  • The CEO to become an ex-officio member of the board
  • Introduce maximum ‘two term limits’ for member representatives (requiring a one-year break before that individual is eligible to re-stand 
  • (Please note the member company can hold a continuous place with different representatives, and members paying more than 50% of the maximum fee are guaranteed a place on the board)
  • The member representative who holds the position of Chair of the Development Board is reserved a space