SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that its 2017 annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Central European Time (8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time) at the Park Hyatt hotel, Zurich, Switzerland. Shareholders who are registered with voting rights in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on February 16, 2017 (the record date) will be entitled to vote on the matters presented at the AGM. Beneficial holders whose shares are held by nominees registered with voting rights in TE's share register on their behalf as of the same time and date will be entitled to instruct nominees to vote on the matters presented at the AGM.
Full details about voting at the AGM are provided in TE's preliminary proxy statement for the AGM, which has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. A Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials (Notice) relating to the AGM will be mailed to each shareholder registered in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on January 12, 2017. Instructions on how to access the proxy materials over the Internet or request a printed set of proxy materials will be provided in the Notice. The Notice also will provide instructions on how to submit a proxy over the Internet or via mail.
A copy of the proxy materials, including a proxy card, also will be sent to any additional shareholders who are registered in our share register as shareholders with voting rights, or who become beneficial owners through a nominee registered in our share register as a shareholder with voting rights, as of the close of business (EST) on February 16, 2017.
Shareholders are urged to read the definitive proxy statement which contains important information. The company has requested that banks, brokerage firms and other nominees who hold TE shares on behalf of beneficial owners as of the close of business (EST) on January 12, 2017 forward the Notice to those beneficial shareholders and forward the proxy materials, together with a voting instruction card, to any additional beneficial owners who acquire their shares after the close of business (EST) on January 12, 2017 and continue to hold them at the close of business (EST) on February 16, 2017. In order to vote or give instructions to vote (as applicable) at the AGM, holders of record and beneficial owners who hold shares at the close of business (EST) on or after January 12, 2017 must continue to hold those shares at the close of business (EST) on February 16, 2017.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 75,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in close to 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.
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