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Important Notice of Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting of
To Be Held On:
May 11, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time
3535 General Atomics Court, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92121
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. This is not a ballot. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
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• Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders
• Proxy Statement
• Form of Electronic Proxy Card
• Annual Report on Form 10-K
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1. Election of two class III directors:
J. Scott Wolchko
Timothy P. Coughlin
2. To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for our fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.
3. To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.
In her discretion, the proxy is authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting. This proxy, when properly executed, will be voted as directed herein by the undersigned Stockholder. If no direction is made, this proxy will be voted “FOR ALL NOMINEES” in Proposal 1 and “FOR” Proposal 2.
Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.