This excerpt taken from the PBCT DEF 14A filed Mar 25, 2009.
TO BE HELD ON MAY 7, 2009
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Meeting of shareholders of Peoples United Financial, Inc. (Peoples United Financial) will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. local time at Bridgeport Center, 850 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, for the following purposes:
1. To elect four directors who, with the seven directors whose terms of office do not expire at the Annual Meeting, will constitute the full Board of Directors of Peoples United Financial.
2. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2009.
3. To act on any other proposal that may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on March 9, 2009 as the record date for determination of shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting or at any adjournment or postponement thereof. Record holders of Peoples United Financial common stock as of the record date are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.
A list of the holders of Peoples United Financial common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting will be available for inspection on request by any Peoples United Financial shareholder for any purpose germane to the Annual Meeting at Peoples United Financials headquarters, located at Bridgeport Center, 850 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604, during normal business hours beginning no later than ten days prior to the date of the Annual Meeting and continuing through the date of the Annual Meeting.
WE URGE YOU TO COMPLETE AND RETURN PROMPTLY THE ACCOMPANYING PROXY, WHETHER OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING. YOU MAY CAST YOUR VOTE BY TELEPHONE OR ONLINE INSTEAD IF YOU SO CHOOSE. IF YOU WERE A SHAREHOLDER OF RECORD ON THE RECORD DATE AND ATTEND THE MEETING, YOU MAY REVOKE YOUR PROXY OR TELEPHONE OR ONLINE VOTE AND VOTE IN PERSON.
By Order of the Board of Directors
Susan D. Stanley, Secretary
March 27, 2009
Peoples United Financial, Inc. Bridgeport Center 850 Main Street, P.O. Box 1580 Bridgeport, Connecticut 06601-1580 203-338-7171