SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 29, 2019
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of:April 01, 2019
Date: May 29, 2019 Time:10:00 AM PDT
|Location:Webcast only at:|
5200 ILLUMINA WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92122
ATTN: JACQUIE ROSS
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1. Notice & Proxy Statement 2. Form 10-K
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|The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:|
|1.||Election of Directors|
Frances Arnold, Ph.D.
Francis A. deSouza
Susan E. Siegel
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4.
|2||To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 29, 2019.|
|3||To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.|
|4||To approve an amendment to our Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to declassify our Board of Directors.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal:|
|5||To approve, on an advisory basis, a stockholder proposal to enhance election-related disclosures.|
|NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof|