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Shareholder Meeting Notice
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Amazon.com, Inc. Shareholder Meeting to be Held on May 17, 2016
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual shareholders meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders are available at:
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Shareholder Meeting Notice
Amazon.com, Inc.s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on May 17, 2016 at Fremont Studios, 155 N. 35th Street, Seattle, Washington 98103, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations.
The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all nominees listed in Proposal 1 and FOR Proposal 2.
1. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
1a. Jeffrey P. Bezos
1b. Tom A. Alberg
1c. John Seely Brown
1d. William B. Gordon
1e. Jamie S. Gorelick
1f. Judith A. McGrath
1g Jonathan J. Rubinstein
1h. Thomas O. Ryder
1i. Patricia Q. Stonesifer
1j. Wendell P. Weeks
2. RATIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS
The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Proposals 3, 4, and 5.
3. SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL REGARDING SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING
4. SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL REGARDING A REPORT CONCERNING HUMAN RIGHTS
5. SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL REGARDING A REPORT CONCERNING CORPORATE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
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Amazon.com, Inc. 2016 Annual Meeting Directions to the Amazon.com, Inc. 2016 annual meeting are available at www.amazon.com/ir
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