This excerpt taken from the C DEF 14A filed Jun 18, 2009.
IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SOLICITATION, YOU (OR YOUR BANK, BROKER, CUSTODIAN OR OTHER NOMINEE, ON YOUR BEHALF) MUST DATE AND SIGN THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD AND PROMPTLY RETURN IT IN THE ENCLOSED POSTAGE-PREPAID ENVELOPE OR VOTE BY TELEPHONE OR INTERNET BY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD.
The proxy statement enclosed with this letter provides you with important information about the Public Preferred Stock Amendments. We encourage you to read the entire proxy statement carefully. You may also obtain additional information about us from documents we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC) and on our website at www.citigroup.com.
Regardless of the number of shares you own, your proxy is important. Please complete, date and sign the enclosed proxy card and promptly return it in the enclosed postage-prepaid envelope so that we receive your response on or before the Proxy Deadline. You may also grant your proxy by telephone or Internet on or before such date. Please review the instructions on the enclosed proxy card regarding each of these options.
Thank you for your support of Citigroup.
Richard D. Parsons
Chairman of the Board
399 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10043