SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that its 2012 annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., Central European Time (8:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time) at the Park Hyatt Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland. Shareholders who are registered with voting rights in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on Feb. 17, 2012 (the record date) will be entitled to vote on the matters presented at the AGM. Beneficial holders whose shares are held by nominees registered with voting rights in the TE's share register on their behalf as of the same time and date will be entitled to instruct nominees to vote on the matters presented at the AGM.
Full details about voting at the AGM are provided in the TE's preliminary proxy statement for the AGM, which has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A copy of the definitive proxy statement relating to the AGM, together with a proxy card, will be mailed to each shareholder registered in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on Jan. 10, 2012 and to any additional shareholders who are registered in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on Feb. 17, 2012. Shareholders are urged to read the definitive proxy statement which contains important information. The company has requested that banks, brokerage firms and other nominees who hold TE shares on behalf of beneficial owners as of the close of business (EST) on Jan. 10, 2012 forward these materials, together with a proxy card or voting instruction card, to those beneficial shareholders and to do the same for any additional beneficial owners who acquire their shares after the close of business (EST) on Jan. 10, 2012 and continue to hold them at the close of business (EST) on Feb. 17, 2012. In order to vote or give instructions to vote (as applicable) at the AGM, holders of record and beneficial owners who hold shares at the close of business (EST) on or after Jan. 10, 2012 must continue to hold those shares at the close of business (EST) on Feb. 17, 2012.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry—from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks—enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities. Find more information about TE Connectivity at http://www.te.com.
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