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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 17, 2015
|Meeting type:||Annual Meeting|
|CELGENE CORPORATION||For holders as of:||April 20, 2015|
|Date: June 17, 2015||Time: 1:00 PM EDT|
86 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
|Meeting directions: For directions to the Annual Meeting, please call Investor Relations at (908) 673-9000.|
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86 MORRIS AVENUE
SUMMIT, NJ 07901
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:
|1. Election Of Directors|
|01) Robert J. Hugin||06) Michael A. Friedman, M.D.|
|02) Richard W. Barker, D. Phil.||07) Gilla Kaplan, Ph.D.|
|03) Michael W. Bonney||08) James J. Loughlin|
|04) Michael D. Casey||09) Ernest Mario, Ph.D.|
|05) Carrie S. Cox|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4:|
|2. Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015.|
|3. Approval of an Amendment and Restatement of the Company’s 2008 Stock Incentive Plan.|
|4. Approval, by non-binding vote, of executive compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST proposal 5:|
|5. Stockholder proposal described in more detail in the proxy statement.|
|NOTE: The shares represented by the proxy when properly executed will be voted in the manner directed herein by the undersigned Stockholder(s) and, in the discretion of the proxies, upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting. If no direction is given, the proxy will be voted FOR the nominees for the Board of Directors listed in item 1, FOR items 2, 3 and 4, and AGAINST item 5.|
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