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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on January 24, 2018









Meeting Information


Meeting Type: Annual Meeting


For holders as of: December 01, 2017


Date: January 24, 2018        Time: 10:00 AM PST


Location: Company’s Corporate




    9740 Scranton Road


    San Diego, California, 92121








SAN DIEGO, CA 92121-1745


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      Voting items            

The Board of Directors recommends you vote

FOR the following:




   Election of Directors


   Sherry S. Bahrambeygui    02    Gonzalo Barrutieta    03    Gordon H. Hanson    04    Beatriz V. Infante    05    Leon C. Janks


   Jose Luis Laparte    07    Mitchell G. Lynn    08    Gary Malino    09    Pierre Mignault    10    Robert E. Price


   Edgar Zurcher                        

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:




   To approve, by non-binding vote, executive compensation.

The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal:




   To recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of executive compensation votes.

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:




   Ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as Independent Accountants.

NOTE: The proxies of the undersigned may vote according to their discretion on any other matter that may properly come before the meeting.