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To Be Held on May 20, 2011
|J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.||
For holders as of:
March 21, 2011
Date: May 20, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. CDT
Location: jcpenney Home Office
6501 Legacy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024-3698
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Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposal 1.
Election of Directors: Boards nominees for Directors for the term set forth in the Proxy Statement are:
|Nominees:||Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposals 2, 3 and 4.|
|1a.||William A. Ackman|
|1b.||Colleen C. Barrett||2.||
To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditor for the fiscal year ending January 28, 2012.
|1c.||Thomas J. Engibous|
|1d.||Kent B. Foster||3.||
To approve the amendment of the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, and Bylaws, as amended, to eliminate supermajority voting.
|1e.||Geraldine B. Laybourne|
Advisory vote on executive compensation.
|1g.||Leonard H. Roberts||Directors recommend a vote of 1 YEAR for Proposal 5.|
Javier G. Teruel
Advisory vote on frequency of holding an advisory vote on executive compensation.
|1j.||R. Gerald Turner|
|1k.||Mary Beth West|
|1l.||Myron E. Ullman, III|