This excerpt taken from the HSY DEFA14A filed Mar 16, 2009.
Before You Vote
How to Access the Proxy Materials
How to View the Proxy Materials Online:
12-digit Control Number (located on the following page) available and visit www.proxyvote.com.
How to Request and Receive a PAPER or EMAIL Copy of the Proxy Materials:
If you want to receive a paper or email copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make
your request for a copy as instructed below on or before April 16, 2009 to facilitate timely delivery. You will have the opportunity to make a request to receive paper copies for all future meetings or only for the 2009 Annual Meeting of
Please have your 12-digit Control Number (located
on the following page) available, then use one of the following methods to make your request:
1) BY INTERNET:
2) BY TELEPHONE:
1-866-412-8385 (for rotary phone users only)
3) BY EMAIL*:
* If requesting materials by email, please
send a blank email with the 12-digit Control Number (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this email address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor.
How To Vote
Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods
Vote In Person: Please review the proxy materials for directions to the annual meeting and information on what you will need to bring with you to gain access to
the meeting. You must have a government-issued photo identification and an admission ticket to be admitted. THIS NOTICE WILL SERVE AS AN ADMISSION TICKET. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares.
Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the 12-digit
Control Number (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions.
Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.
The Proposals to be voted on at our Annual
Meeting are listed below along with the
Board of Directors recommendations.
The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Proposals 1 and 2.
Election of Directors
01) R.F. Cavanaugh
02) C.A. Davis
03) A.G. Langbo
04) J.E. Nevels
05) T.J. Ridge
06) D.L. Shedlarz
08) D.J. West
09) L.S. Zimmerman
Ratify Appointment of KPMG LLP as Independent Auditors for 2009.