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DEFA14A

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 7, 2019. THE GEO GROUP, INC. THE GEO GROUP, INC. 4955 TECHNOLOGY WAY BOCA RATON, FLORIDA 33431 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: February 26, 2019 Date: May 7, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM EDT Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/GEO2019. The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/GEO2019 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow?XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page). 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. proxy See the materials reverse and side voting of this instructions. notice to obtain


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Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT ANNUAL REPORT How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow?XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com, or scan the QR Barcode below. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: www.proxyvote.com 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: [email protected] * If requesting materials by e mail, please send a blank e mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow?XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before April 23, 2019 to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote SCAN TO VIEW MATERIALS & VOTE w Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote By Internet: Before The Meeting: Go to www.proxyvote.com or from a smartphone, scan the QR Barcode above. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow?XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. During The Meeting: Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/GEO2019. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow ?XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (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.


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Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends you vote “FOR” the following: 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 01) Anne N. Foreman 05) Christopher C. Wheeler 02) Richard H. Glanton 06) Julie Myers Wood 03) Scott M. Kernan 07) George C. Zoley 04) Guido Van Hauwermeiren The Board of Directors recommends you vote “FOR” proposals 2 and 3: 2. To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the 2019 fiscal year. 3. To hold an advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation. The Board of Directors recommends you vote “AGAINST” proposal 4: 4. To vote on a shareholder proposal regarding an annual Human Rights Report, if properly presented before the meeting.


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