You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 10 a.m., in the Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall D, Miami Beach, Florida.
We are very pleased that Mr. Alain J.P. Belda, chairman of Alcoa Inc., and Mr. Taizo Nishimuro, chairman of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc., are new nominees for the Board this year.
Stockholders of record can vote their shares by using the Internet or the telephone. Instructions for using these convenient services are set forth on the enclosed proxy card. Of course, you also may vote your shares by marking your votes on the enclosed proxy card, signing and dating it, and mailing it in the enclosed envelope. If you will need special assistance at the meeting because of a disability, please contact the Office of the Secretary, Armonk, NY 10504.
Very truly yours,
Samuel J. Palmisano
Chairman of the Board
Your vote is important
Please vote by using the Internet, the telephone,
or by signing, dating, and returning the proxy card