Red Hat, Inc. SEC Form DEFA14A Filed June 25, 2019 Last Updated February 3, 2020 at 11:19 AM ST

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Red Hat, Inc. Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be Held on August 15, 2019

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders are available on the Internet or by mail. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!

This communication is not a form of voting and presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to stockholders are available at:







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Red Hat, Inc.’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on August 15, 2019 at Red Hat Tower, 100 East Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors’ recommendations.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all director nominees and FOR Proposals 2 and 3:


To elect nine members to the Board of Directors, each to serve for a one-year term


To approve, on an advisory basis, a resolution relating to Red Hat’s executive compensation


To ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Red Hat’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending February 29, 2020

PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders, please bring this notice with you. Please see the proxy statement for additional information on how to attend the meeting and vote in person.







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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of proxy materials must be made on or before August 5, 2019.

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