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2. To ratify the selection by the audit committee of the board of directors of RSM US LLP as the Companys independent registered public
accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.
3. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement.
4. To approve the Companys 2020 Equity Incentive Plan.
5. To approve an amendment to the Companys amended and restated certificate of incorporation to increase the authorized number
of shares of common stock from 250,000,000 shares to 445,000,000 shares.
NOTE: To transact any other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.
Due to public health concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual Meeting will be held in virtual format only.
1. Election of Directors
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3, 4 and 5.
01) Christopher Bowden
02) Scott Braunstein
03) Laurence J. N. Cooper
04) Elan Z. Ezickson
05) Heidi Hagen
06) Douglas W. Pagan
07) Scott Tarriff