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Held on September 12, 2019. Meeting Information NETAPP, INC. Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: July 17, 2019 Date: September 12, 2019 Time: 2:30 p.m. PDT Location: NetApp, Inc. Corporate Headquarters 1395 Crossman Avenue
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The Board of Directors unanimously recommends a vote FOR each of the nominees named in proposal 1. The Board of Directors unanimously recommends a vote FOR proposals 2, 3, 4 and 5. 2. To approve amendments to NetApps Amended and Restated 1999 Stock Option Plan to increase the share reserve by an additional 4,000,000 shares of common stock and to approve a new 10-year term for the 1999 Stock Option Plan. 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 1a. T. Michael Nevens 3. To approve an amendment to NetApps Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the share reserve by an additional 2,000,000 shares of common stock. 1b. Gerald Held 1c. Kathryn M. Hill 4. To hold an advisory vote to approve Named Executive Officer compensation. 1d. Deborah L. Kerr 5. To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as NetApps independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 24, 2020. 1e. George Kurian 1f. Scott F. Schenkel 1g. George T. Shaheen E83648-P26868