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SANTA CLARA, CA 95054
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APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
2023 Annual Meeting
Vote by March 8, 2023
11:59 PM ET
You invested in APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. and its time to vote!
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Applied Materials, Inc.
3050 Bowers Avenue, Building 1
Santa Clara, California 95054
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THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT
This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote these important matters.
|1.||Election of Directors||For|
|1c.||Xun (Eric) Chen||For|
|1d.||Aart J. de Geus||For|
|1e.||Gary E. Dickerson||For|
|1f.||Thomas J. Iannotti||For|
|1g.||Alexander A. Karsner||For|
|1h.||Kevin P. March||For|
|1j.||Scott A. McGregor||For|
|2.||Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of Applied Materials named executive officers for fiscal year 2022.||For|
|3.||Approval, on an advisory basis, of the frequency of holding an advisory vote on executive compensation.||Year|
|4.||Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as Applied Materials independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2023.||For|
|5.||Shareholder proposal to amend the appropriate company governing documents to give the owners of a combined 10% of our outstanding common stock the power to call a special shareholder meeting.||Against|
|6.||Shareholder proposal to improve the executive compensation program and policy to include the CEO pay ratio factor.||Against|
|NOTE: The proposals to be voted on may also include such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.|
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