Transaction by Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
Disclosure Rule DTR 3.1.4
On 7 May 2015, the interest of Luke Miels, a person discharging managerial responsibilities, in AstraZeneca PLC Ordinary Shares of $0.25 each changed as detailed below.
The change in interest relates to the vesting on 7 May 2015 of an award of shares granted in September 2015 under the AstraZeneca Restricted Share Plan. In accordance with the terms of the award, Mr Miels has become beneficially entitled to all of the shares originally awarded.
Sufficient vested shares have been withheld to cover certain tax obligations arising on the vesting and the net number of shares has been delivered into a personal brokerage account.
|Plan||Shares awarded||Shares vested||Shares withheld||Net shares received|
|AstraZeneca Restricted Share Plan||7,776||7,776||2,791||4,985|
For tax purposes, the fair market value of the shares at vest was 4413.5 pence per share being the closing price of AstraZeneca shares on the last trading day preceding the vesting day.
A C N Kemp
8 May 2015