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Section 1: DEFA14A (BLACKROCK INC.)

BLACKROCK INC.

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 25, 2017.

 

   
   
 

 

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BLACKROCK, INC.

55 EAST 52ND STREET

NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10055

 

 

 
   
   
   
   
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BLACKROCK, INC.

 

Meeting Information

 

     
  Date: May 25, 2017       Time: 8:00 a.m., local time      
  Meeting Type:               Annual Meeting      
  For holders as of:          March 30, 2017      
  Location:    The Lotte New York Palace Hotel      
      

455 Madison Avenue

New York, New York 10022

 

     

 

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.

   

 

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these

shares. This communication presents only an overview of

the more complete proxy materials that are available to you

on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at

www.proxyvote.com, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

   

 

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

 

   

 

See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

 

   

 

 


 

Before You Vote

How to Access the Proxy Materials

 

 

 

Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:

 

NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT     ANNUAL REPORT

 

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Please make the request as instructed above on or before May 11, 2017 to facilitate timely delivery.

 

 

 

How To Vote

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Vote In Person: Please review the proxy materials for access to directions to the annual meeting. To be admitted to the annual meeting, you or your duly appointed legal proxy must bring a form of government-issued photo identification and, if the shares owned are held in the name of a bank, broker or other holder of record, you or your representative must bring proof of stock ownership as of the close of business on March 30, 2017 and, if applicable, that your representative is authorized to act as your legal proxy. Please review the proxy materials for additional information. If you would like to vote the shares at the meeting, you will need to request a ballot upon arrival.

 

Vote By Internet: Go to www.proxyvote.com or from a smart phone, scan the QR Barcode above. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions.

 

Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.

 

Shareholder Meeting Registration: To request an admission ticket to attend the meeting, visit the “Register for Meeting” link at www.proxyvote.com and provide the 16-digit control number located on your notice card. To attend the meeting, you must request an admission ticket by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 24, 2017.

 


  Voting Items    
  A.   The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all nominees, FOR Item 2, ONE YEAR for Item 3 and FOR Item 4.
  1.  

Election of Directors

   

Nominees:

   

1a.    

  Abdlatif Yousef Al-Hamad
   

1b.    

  Mathis Cabiallavetta
   

1c.    

  Pamela Daley
   

1d.    

  William S. Demchak
   

1e.    

  Jessica P. Einhorn
   

1f.    

  Laurence D. Fink
   

1g.    

  Fabrizio Freda
   

1h.    

  Murry S. Gerber
   

1i.     

  James Grosfeld
   

1j.     

  Robert S. Kapito
   

1k.    

  Sir Deryck Maughan

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1l.     

  Cheryl D. Mills
   

 

1m.  

 

 

Gordon M. Nixon

   

 

1n.    

 

 

Charles H. Robbins

   

 

1o.    

 

 

Ivan G. Seidenberg

   

 

1p.    

 

 

Marco Antonio Slim Domit

   

 

1q.    

 

 

John S. Varley

   

 

1r.    

 

 

Susan L. Wagner

 

2. Approval, in a non-binding advisory vote, of the compensation for named executive officers.

 

3. Recommendation, in a non-binding advisory vote, on the frequency of future executive compensation advisory votes.

 

4. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as BlackRock’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year 2017.

 

B.   Shareholder Proposals - The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Item 5 and Item 6.

 

5. A shareholder proposal regarding proxy voting record on executive compensation.

 

6. A shareholder proposal regarding production of an annual report on certain trade association and lobbying expenditures.
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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