SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 23, 2018.
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: March 29, 2018
Date: May 23, 2018 Time: 12:00 PM Pacific Time
|Location: Meeting live via theInternet-please visit|
The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ILMN2018 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page).
5200 ILLUMINA WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92122
ATTN: JACQUIE ROSS
You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.
This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).
We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.
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How to Access the Proxy Materials
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NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT FORM10-K
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Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ILMN2018.Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page) 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 proxy card.
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote|
FOR the following:
|1.||Election of Directors with Terms Expiring in 2021|
1a. Jay T. Flatley
1b. John W. Thompson
1c. Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.
|2.||To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 30, 2018.|
|3.||To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST proposal 4.|
|4.||To approve, on an advisory basis, a stockholder proposal to elect each director annually.|
|NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.|