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  Meeting Type:  Annual Meeting




  For holders as of:  July 17, 2017








  Date:  September 14, 2017         Time: 11:00 AM CDT






CHICAGO, IL 60706-4548



Methode’s Corporate Offices
7401 West Wilson Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60706


















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Voting items
The Board of Directors recommends you
vote FOR the following:
1. Election of Directors
1a. Walter J. Aspatore
1b. Darren M. Dawson
1c. Donald W. Duda
1d. Martha Goldberg Aronson
1e. Isabelle C. Goossen
1f. Christopher J. Hornung
1g. Paul G. Shelton
1h. Lawrence B. Skatoff
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.
2 The ratification of the Audit Committee’s selection of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending April 28, 2018.
3 The advisory approval of Methode’s named executive officer compensation.
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal:
4 To recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of advisory votes on named executive officer compensation.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.