FLIR Systems, Inc.
FLIR SYSTEMS INC (Form: DEFA14A, Received: 03/16/2012 09:02:30)

 

 

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Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

        
  For holders as of: February 29, 2012         
  Date:  April 27, 2012             Time:  10:00 AM PDT         
  Location: 27700 SW Parkway Avenue         
 

Wilsonville, OR 97070

 

        
   

 

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The Board of Directors recommends that you

vote FOR the following:

 

   
  1.   Election of Directors        
    Nominees        
  01   Earl R. Lewis                        02    Steven E. Wynne        
 

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s):

       
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To approve the adoption of the 2012 Executive Bonus Plan for the Company’s Executive Officers.

 

       
  3   To ratify the appointment by the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.        
 

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal(s):

       
  4   To recommend, by non-binding vote, that the Company’s Board of Directors take steps to begin the process of declassifying the Company’s Board of Directors, provided the shareholder proposal is properly presented at the Annual Meeting.        
 

 

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To recommend, by non-binding vote, that the Company’s Board of Directors takes steps to adopt a majority vote standard to be used in uncontested director elections, provided the shareholder proposal is properly presented at the Annual Meeting.

 

       
 

 

       
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