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GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: March 16, 2016
Date: May 11, 2016 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Westin San Francisco Airport
1 Old Bayshore Highway Millbrae, CA 94030
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
1. Election of Directors
Nominees: 2. To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors as the independent 1a. John F. Cogan, Ph.D. registered public accounting firm of Gilead for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.
1b. Kevin E. Lofton
3. To approve the Amended and Restated Gilead Sciences, Inc. Code Section 162(m) Bonus Plan.
1c. John W. Madigan
1d. John C. Martin, Ph.D. 4. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our Named Executive Officers as presented in the Proxy Statement.
1e. John F. Milligan, Ph.D.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST 1f. Nicholas G. Moore the following proposal:
1g. Richard J. Whitley, M.D. 5. To vote on a stockholder proposal, if properly presented at the meeting, requesting that the Board take steps to permit stockholder action by written consent.
1h. Gayle E. Wilson
1i. Per Wold-Olsen