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MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 120 SAN GABRIEL DRIVE
SUNNYVALE, CA 94086
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Meeting Type: Annual Meeting Date: 12/15/08
Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time For holders as of: 10/24/08
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Event Center 433 N. Mathilda Avenue Sunnyvale, California 94086
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Our board of directors recommends that you vote the shares (1) FOR each of the nominees to the board of directors, (2) FOR the ratification of our independent registered public accounting firm for the 2009 fiscal year, and (3) FOR the adoption of our 2008 Employee Stock Participation Plan.
1. To elect seven members of the board of directors to hold office until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until their respective successors have been elected and qualified.
The 7 director nominees are:
01) Tunc Doluca 04) Robert E. Grady 02) B. Kipling Hagopian 06) William D. Watkins 03) James R. Bergman 07) A. R. Frank Wazzan 04) Joseph R. Bronson
2. To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Maxims independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 27, 2009.
3. To approve the adoption of Maxims 2008 Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 4,000,000 shares of common stock reserved for issuance thereunder.
4. To consider such other business as may properly come before the meeting.