Ardelyx
ARDELYX, INC. (Form: DEFA14A, Received: 04/25/2017 17:19:18)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 14A

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Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Important Notice of Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting of
ARDELYX, INC.
To Be Held On: June 7, 2017 at 8:30 am local time at
34175 Ardenwood Blvd., Suite 200, Fremont, California 94555
COMPANY NUMBER
ACCOUNT NUMBER
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This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy materials you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. To facilitate timely delivery please make the request as instructed below before May 26, 2017.
Please visit http://www.astproxyportal.com/ast/19476/, where the following materials are available for view:
Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Proxy Statement
Form of Electronic Proxy Card
Annual Report on Form 10-K
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TO VOTE:
ONLINE: To access your online proxy card, please visit www.voteproxy.com and follow the on-screen instructions or scan the QR code with your smartphone. You may enter your voting instructions at www.voteproxy.com up until 11:59 PM Eastern Time the day before the cut-off or meeting date.
IN PERSON: You may vote your shares in person by attending the Annual Meeting.
TELEPHONE: To vote by telephone, please visit www.voteproxy.com to view the materials and to obtain the toll free number to call.
MAIL: You may request a card by following the instructions above.
1. To elect three Class 3 directors to hold office until the 2020 Annual
Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified.
NOMINEES:
Robert Bazemore
Gordon Ringold, Ph.D.
Richard Rodgers
Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.
2. To ratify the selection, by the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors, of Ernst & Young, LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.
3. To transact any other business as may properly be presented at the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof
These items of business are more fully described in the proxy statement. The record date for the Annual Meeting is April 12, 2017. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on that date may vote at the meeting or any adjournment thereof.