This excerpt taken from the WMGI DEF 14A filed Apr 14, 2008.
2008 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
TO BE HELD ON MAY 14, 2008
To Our Stockholders:
The 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Wright Medical Group, Inc. will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, located at 5069 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, on May 14, 2008, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (Central Time). At the meeting, our stockholders will vote on the following proposals to:
1. Elect directors to serve on our Board of Directors for a term of one year;
2. Ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as our independent auditor for 2008; and
3. Approve the amendment to our Fourth Amended and Restated 1999 Equity Incentive Plan to (a) increase by 700,000 the number of shares of common stock available for awards thereunder and (b) make certain administrative changes to the plan.
Stockholders also will transact any other business that properly comes before the meeting.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS THAT YOU VOTE FOR ALL THE PROPOSALS.
Only stockholders of record at the close of business on March 24, 2008, are entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the meeting and any postponement or adjournment thereof. A list of such stockholders will be available for inspection by any stockholder at the office of our legal counsel, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, 165 Madison Avenue, 22nd Floor, Memphis, Tennessee, during ordinary business hours beginning May 2, 2008, as well as at the Doubletree Hotel during the meeting on May 14, 2008.
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders To Be Held on May 14, 2008. The Proxy Statement and 2007 Annual Report are available at www.wmt.com/proxy.
YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT. REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING, PLEASE PROMPTLY VOTE BY TELEPHONE OR COMPLETE, SIGN, DATE, AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD IN THE ACCOMPANYING POSTAGE-PAID ENVELOPE. NO ADDITIONAL POSTAGE IS NECESSARY IF THE PROXY IS MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA. YOU MAY REVOKE YOUR PROXY AT ANY TIME BEFORE IT IS VOTED AT THE MEETING.
By Order of the Board of Directors,
Jason P. Hood
April 14, 2008