Form DEFA14A REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.

April 5, 2019 7:03 AM

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

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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 17, 2019.

 

 

 

REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.      

   

 

Meeting Information

   

 

 Meeting Type:          Annual Meeting

   

 For holders as of:     March 19, 2019

     

 Date: May 17, 2019   Time: 10:30 a.m., local time

 

 

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 Location:    Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

                     16770 N. Perimeter Drive

                     Scottsdale, AZ 85260

 

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

 

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  Voting Items              
 

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:

    

                

  

            

 

1.

 

Election of Directors

 

     

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:

    

        

   

Nominees:

 

1a.   Manuel Kadre

 

1b.   Tomago Collins

 

1c.  Thomas W. Handley

 

1d.  Jennifer M. Kirk

 

1e.   Michael Larson

 

1f.    Kim S. Pegula

 

1g.   Ramon A. Rodriguez

 

1h.   Donald W. Slager

 

1i.    James P. Snee

 

1j.    John M. Trani

 

1k.   Sandra M. Volpe

 

1l.    Katharine B. Weymouth

 

  

                                             

  

 

2.  Advisory vote to approve our named executive officer compensation.

 

3.  Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2019.

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal:

 

4.  Shareholder proposal regarding electoral contributions and expenditures.

 

NOTE: In the discretion of the Proxies named herein, the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other matters as may properly come before the meeting (or any adjournment or postponement thereof).

    

        

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