This excerpt taken from the SLGN DEF 14A filed Apr 21, 2009.
To be Held on May 26, 2009
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the annual meeting of stockholders of Silgan Holdings Inc., or the Company, a Delaware corporation, will be held at the Courtyard by MarriottStamford Downtown, 275 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut 06901 at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, for the following purposes:
The close of business on April 9, 2009 has been fixed as the record date for determining the stockholders of the Company entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting. All holders of record of Common Stock of the Company at that date are entitled to vote at the annual meeting or any adjournment or postponement of the annual meeting.
By Order of the Board of Directors,
Frank W. Hogan, III
April 21, 2009
Please complete, sign and mail the enclosed Proxy in the accompanying envelope even if you intend to be present at the annual meeting. Please sign the enclosed Proxy exactly as your name appears on it. Returning the Proxy will not limit your right to vote in person or to attend the annual meeting. If you hold shares of Common Stock of the Company in more than one name, or if your shares of Common Stock of the Company are registered in more than one way, you may receive more than one copy of the proxy material. If so, please sign and return each of the Proxies that you receive so that all of your shares of Common Stock of the Company may be voted.