This excerpt taken from the DRH DEF 14A filed Mar 4, 2009.
To Be Held On April 30, 2009
The 2009 annual meeting of stockholders of DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a Maryland corporation, will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 3:00 p.m., local time, at the Bethesda Marriott Suites Hotel, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, Maryland, for the following purposes:
1. To elect directors, each to serve for a one-year term and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualify;
2. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditors of DiamondRock Hospitality Company to serve for 2009; and
3. To consider and act upon any other matters that are properly brought before the annual meeting and at any adjournments or postponements thereof.
You may vote if you were a stockholder of record as of the close of business on March 3, 2009. If you do not plan to attend the meeting and vote your shares of common stock in person, please authorize a proxy to vote your shares in one of the following ways:
Use the toll-free telephone number shown on your proxy card (this call is toll-free if made in the United States or Canada);
Any proxy may be revoked at any time prior to its exercise at the annual meeting.
By Order of the Board of Directors
Michael D. Schecter
March 3, 2009