This excerpt taken from the XIDE DEF 14A filed Jul 28, 2008.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 9, 2008
To our Stockholders:
The 2008 annual meeting of stockholders of Exide Technologies will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North Alpharetta at 4025 Windward Plaza Drive, Alpharetta, Georgia 30005, on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, beginning at 9:00 a.m., local time. At the meeting, the holders of our outstanding common stock will act on the following matters:
(1) The election of nine directors;
(2) The ratification of the appointment of our independent auditors for fiscal 2009; and
(3) Any other matters that properly come before the meeting.
All holders of record of shares of our common stock (NASDAQ: XIDE) at the close of business on July 11, 2008 are entitled to vote at the meeting and any postponements or adjournments of the meeting.
The enclosed proxy statement describes the proposals set forth above in more detail. We urge you to read the proxy statement carefully before you decide how to vote.
You are cordially invited to attend the meeting. Please note that due to space limitations, stockholders may only bring one guest. Admission to the meeting will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m., local time, and seating will begin at 8:30 a.m., local time. Each stockholder may be asked to present valid, government-issued picture identification, such as a drivers license or passport. Stockholders holding stock in brokerage accounts (street name holders) will need to bring a copy of a brokerage statement reflecting stock ownership as of the record date. Cameras (including cellular phones with photographic capabilities), recording devices and other electronic devices will not be permitted at the meeting.
By order of the Board of Directors,
July 28, 2008