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MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC.
For holders as of:
September 13, 2010
Date: November 9, 2010 Time: 10:00 a.m., PT
Location: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
433 N. Mathilda Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. ATTN: MARK CASPER
120 SAN GABRIEL DRIVE SUNNYVALE, CA 94086
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Our board of directors recommends that you
vote these 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
2011 fiscal year, (3) FOR the ratification and
approval of an amendment to our
2008 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase
the number of shares available for issuance
thereunder by 2,000,000 shares, and
(4) FOR the ratification and approval of an
amendment to our Amended and Restated
1996 Equity Plan to increase the number of
shares available for issuance thereunder by
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 seven director nominees are
01) Tunc Doluca
05) Robert E. Grady
02) B. Kipling Hagopian
06) William D. Watkins
03) James R. Bergman
07) A. R. Frank Wazzan
04) Joseph R. Bronson
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
2. To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Maxims independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 25, 2011.
3. To ratify and approve an amendment to Maxims 2008 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the number of shares available for issuance thereunder by 2,000,000 shares.
4. To ratify and approve an amendment to Maxims Amended and Restated 1996 Stock Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares available for issuance thereunder by 7,000,000 shares.
5. To consider such other business as may properly come before the meeting.