INDIANAPOLIS, March 21,2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE / Euronext Paris / SIX: LLY) today informs its shareholders that it is holding the 2016 Annual General Meeting of stockholders of Lilly on May 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. at The Lilly Center Auditorium, Lilly Corporate Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. for the following purposes:
- Election of the five directors listed in the proxy statement to serve three-year terms
- Approval, by non-binding vote, of the compensation paid to the company's named executive officers
- Ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as the principal independent auditors for 2016
- If presented, a shareholder proposal seeking a report regarding how we select the countries in which we operate or invest
We have established the close of business on February 26, 2016 as the record date for determining the registered shareholders entitled to attend, vote or grant proxies to vote at the meeting or any adjournments or postponements of the meeting.
Lilly makes available free of charge on its website, its Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, reports filed pursuant to Section 16 of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and amendments to those reports filed with or furnished to the SEC as soon as reasonably practicable after Lilly electronically files these documents with, or furnishes them to, the SEC. These documents are posted on Lilly's website at www.lilly.com - under "Investors."
The SEC maintains a website that contains reports, proxy statements and other information regarding issuers that file electronically with the SEC. These materials may be obtained electronically by accessing the SEC's home page at www.sec.gov .
To obtain copies of Lilly's definitive proxy statement for its 2016 Annual General Meeting, and the necessary documents to vote your shares, please consult Lilly's website at www.lilly.com - under "Investors" or call + 855-731-6026 (toll free) or 317-433-5112.
Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly Corporate Center
Indianapolis, Indiana 46285, U.S.A.
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