Celgene Corporation
CELGENE CORP /DE/ (Form: DEFA14A, Received: 04/27/2017 16:17:19)

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 14, 2017 CELGENE CORPORATION Meeting Information Meeting type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: April 20, 2017 Date: June 14, 2017 Time: 1:00 PM EDT Location: Celgene Corporation 86 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901 Meeting directions: For directions to the Annual Meeting, please call Investor Relations at (908) 673-9000. You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in Celgene Corporation. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). CELGENE CORPORATION 86 MORRIS AVENUE SUMMIT, NJ 07901 We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

 

 

 

 

 

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Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following: 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 01) Robert J. Hugin 07) Michael A. Friedman, M.D. 02) Mark J. Alles 08) Julia A. Haller, M.D. 03) Richard W. Barker, D. Phil., OBE 09) Gilla Kaplan, Ph.D. 04) Michael W. Bonney 10) James J. Loughlin 05) Michael D. Casey 11) Ernest Mario, Ph.D. 06) 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, 2017. 3. Approval of an amendment and restatement of the Company’s 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 1 Year on proposal 5: 5. To recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of executive compensation votes. The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST proposal 6: 6. Stockholder proposal to request a by-law provision limiting management’s access to vote tally’s prior to the Annual Meeting with respect to certain executive pay matters, described in more detail in the proxy statement. NOTE: The shares represented by a proxy when properly executed will be voted in the manner directed therein and, in the discretion of the proxies, upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting. If no direction is made, this proxy will be voted FOR the nominees for the Board of Directors listed in proposal 1, FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4, for a frequency period of every 1 YEAR with respect to proposal 5, and AGAINST proposal 6. Control Number