Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that it will host its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders virtually due to the public health impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and to protect the health and well-being of our employees, stockholders, and our community.
The annual meeting will be held over the internet in a virtual meeting format only. Stockholders will not be able to attend the meeting in person. The date and time have not been changed, and the meeting will continue to be held on April 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.
Stockholders who owned shares at the close of business on the record date of March 2, 2020 are entitled to attend, participate, view the stockholder list and vote at the annual meeting. The items of business are the same as set forth in the meeting notice previously provided to stockholders.
Instructions for attending the meeting will be posted at https://investor.kimberly-clark.com. If you hold your shares through a broker, bank or other intermediary, and want to vote your shares at the meeting or ask questions you must register in advance by 4:00 p.m. Central Time on April 24, 2020 by following the instructions on our website. A list of record date stockholders will be available electronically at the meeting website during the annual meeting. In addition, information on how to obtain access to the stockholder list will be available during the ten days preceding the meeting at https://investor.kimberly-clark.com.
You may continue to submit your proxy in advance of the annual meeting via the internet, by phone or by mail by following the instructions included on the original proxy card, voting instruction form or notice of internet availability previously distributed. Please note that these materials will not be updated to reflect the change to a virtual meeting. Whether or not you plan to attend the annual meeting, we urge you to vote and submit your proxy in advance of the meeting using one of the methods described in the proxy materials.