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APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
3225 OAKMEAD VILLAGE DRIVE P.O. BOX 58039, M/S 1241 SANTA CLARA, CA 95054
Meeting Type:Annual Meeting of Shareholders
For holders as of:January 10, 2019
Date: March 7, 2019Time: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time
Location: Applied Materials, Inc.
3050 Bowers Avenue
Santa Clara, California 95054
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR all of the nominees listed below and FOR proposals 2 and 3:
1. Election of Directors
2. Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation
Nominees: of Applied Materials named executive officers for
fiscal year 2018.
1a. Judy Bruner
3. Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as
1b. Xun (Eric) Chen Applied Materials independent registered public
accounting firm for fiscal year 2019.
1c. Aart J. de Geus
The Board of Directors recommends you vote
1d. Gary E. Dickerson AGAINST proposal 4:
1e. Stephen R. Forrest 4. Shareholder proposal to provide for right to act by
1f. Thomas J. Iannotti NOTE: The proposals to be voted on may also include
such other business as may properly come before the
1g. Alexander A. Karsner meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
1h. Adrianna C. Ma
1i. Scott A. McGregor
1j. Dennis D. Powell