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Important THE Notice of COOPER Availability of Proxy COMPANIES, Materials for the Stockholder INC Meeting . of To Be Held On:
March 17, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., (P.D.T.), at the offices of The Cooper Companies, Inc., 6101 Bollinger Canyon Road, Suite 500, San Ramon, CA 94583
1234 MAIN STREET ACCOUNT NUMBER APT. 203 NEW YORK, NY 10038
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of such substitute nominee(s) for directors as such proxies may select 2. Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public in the event that any nominee(s) named herein become unable to serve, accounting firm for The Cooper Companies, Inc. for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2021; and on such other matters as may properly come before the meeting or 3. An advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers as presented in the any adjournments or postponements thereof. Proxy Statement; and
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS THAT YOU VOTE FOR ITEMS 1 4. Transact any other business that may properly come up before the meeting or any continuations, THRU 3. adjournments or postponements thereof.
1. ELECTION OF SEVEN DIRECTORS.
Colleen E. Jay William A. Kozy Jody S. Lindell Teresa S. Madden Gary S. Petersmeyer Robert S. Weiss Albert G. White III
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THE COOPER COMPANIES, INC. Meeting Type: Annual <mtgtype> Meeting
For holders as of: January <recdate> 21, 2021
Date: March 17, 2021 Time: 8:00 <mtgtime> AM PDT
Location: CooperCompanies 6101 Bolllinger Canyon Road Suite 500 San Ramon, CA 94583
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R184.108.40.206 We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
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Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: 1. Notice & Proxy Statement 2. Form 10-K How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow ï§(located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET:www.proxyvote.com 2) BY TELEPHONE:1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*:email@example.com * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow ï§(located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before March 03, 2021 to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote In Person: If you choose to vote these shares in person at the meeting, you must request a legal proxy. To do so, please follow the instructions at www.proxyvote.com or request a paper copy of the materials, which will contain the appropriate instructions. Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrowï§ 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 voting instruction form. 0000478928_2R220.127.116.11
Voting items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s): 1. Election of Directors Nominees 1A Colleen E. Jay 1B William A. Kozy 1C Jody S. Lindell 1D Teresa S. Madden 1E Gary S. Petersmeyer 1F Robert S. Weiss 1G Albert G. White III The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s): 2 Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for The Cooper Companies, Inc. for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2021; 0000478928_3 R18.104.22.168
Voting items Continued 3 An advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers as presented in the Proxy Statement. NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof. Voting Instructions 0000478928_4 R22.214.171.124