International Business Machines DEFA14A 2008
Courtesy voice message left on telephone answering machine
This is a courtesy call to inform you that proxy materials for the upcoming Annual Meeting of IBM Stockholders are being mailed. Your vote is important to us, so please be on the lookout for this package and we ask that you give these proxy materials your prompt attention. You should have your materials by April 10th.
Reminder notice enclosed in Investor Services Plan statement mailing
Your annual report and related proxy materials are being mailed under separate cover and you should receive the package by April 10th. Please check your mail for this important information and vote your proxy promptly when you receive your package. In addition to the option to mail back your voting card using a postage-paid return envelope, there are convenient vote-by-telephone and vote-by-Internet alternatives.
If you have not received your mailing by April 10th, you can request a replacement from Computershare. Telephone and e-mail contact information for Computershare is printed on the front of the enclosed account statement. If you request a replacement, please reference your account number which is also printed on the front of the statement (the account number starts with the letter C).
If you have already received and voted your IBM proxy, there is no need to request another proxy package from Computershare.
E-mail to consenting stockholders who elected to receive proxy materials electronically
International Business Machines Corporation
Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Meeting Date/Time: Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at 10 a.m.
Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention Center
501 South College Street
Charlotte, North Carolina
To: <Shareholder Registration>
Dear IBM Stockholder:
Thank you for consenting to receive your Annual Meeting materials online. You may now view and/or print a copy of the Annual Meeting Material using the following Internet address:
In addition to receiving your Annual Meeting material, you will also be able to vote your proxy online at the same Internet site. However, to vote your shares, you will need to enter the special Holder Account Number and Proxy Access Number found in the blue shaded area on your proxy card. Your proxy card is being mailed to the address maintained for your stockholder account. If you have not received your proxy card by April 1, 2008, please request a replacement by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (888)IBM6700. Stockholders residing outside of the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico should call (781)575-2727.
Remember, your vote counts!