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IMPORTANT NOTICE Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting

To Be Held on May 24, 2019.

 

J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.  

 

Meeting Information

 

 

 Meeting Type:            Annual

   For holders as of:       March 25, 2019
   Date:   May 24, 2019             Time: 10:00 A.M., CDT
   Location:   JCPenney Home Office
 

    6501 Legacy Drive

 

    Plano, TX 75024-3698

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J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.

6501 LEGACY DRIVE

PLANO, TX 75024

   
 

 

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               Voting Items                           

 

                     
   

 

Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposal 1.            

        

 

  1.

Election of Directors: Board’s nominees for Directors for the term set forth in the Proxy Statement are:

Nominees:

 

  1a.

Paul J. Brown

 

  1b.

Amanda Ginsberg

 

  1c.

Wonya Y. Lucas

 

  1d.

B. Craig Owens

 

  1e.

Lisa A. Payne

 

  1f.

Debora A. Plunkett

 

  1g.

Leonard H. Roberts

 

  1h.

Jill Soltau

 

  1i.

Javier G. Teruel

 

  1j.

Ronald W. Tysoe

 

 

 

Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposals 2, 3 and 4.  

        

 

2.

To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditor for the fiscal year ending February 1, 2020.

 

3.

To approve the adoption of the J. C. Penney Company, Inc. 2019 Long-Term Incentive Plan.

 

4.

Advisory vote on executive compensation.

 

 

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