SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland , Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that its 2013 annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., Central European Time (8:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time). The meeting will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland.
Shareholders who are registered with voting rights in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on February 14, 2013 (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 (SEC). A copy of the definitive proxy statement relating to the AGM, together with a proxy card, will be mailed to each shareholder registered in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on January 9, 2013 and to any additional shareholders who are registered in the share register of TE as of the close of business (EST) on February 14, 2013. 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 9, 2013 forward these materials, together with a proxy card or voting instruction card, to those beneficial shareholders and to do the same for any additional beneficial owners who acquire their shares after the close of business (EST) on January 9, 2013 and continue to hold them at the close of business (EST) on February 14, 2013. 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 9, 2013 must continue to hold those shares at the close of business (EST) on February 14, 2013.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world's leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity's long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit: www.TE.com.
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