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Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: January 12, 2012
Date: March 21, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM PDT
Location: Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
321 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
1. Election of Directors
1a. Howard Schultz
1b. William W. Bradley
1c. Mellody Hobson
1d. Kevin R. Johnson
1e. Olden Lee
1f. Joshua Cooper Ramo
1g. James G. Shennan, Jr.
1h. Clara Shih
1i. Javier G. Teruel
1j. Myron E. Ullman, III
1k. Craig E. Weatherup
2. Approval of the advisory resolution on executive
3. Approval of an amendment and restatement of the
Executive Management Bonus Plan.
4. Ratification of the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as
our independent registered public accounting firm for
the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST
the following proposal:
5. Shareholder proposal regarding Board committee on
NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the
meeting or any adjournment thereof.