Activision Blizzard Announces Date for 2009 Annual Meeting and Related Deadlines for Proposals or Nominations
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb 10, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that the company's 2009 annual meeting of stockholders will be held on June 5, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. The record date for determining stockholders entitled to vote at the meeting will be April 7, 2009.
Because of the recent change in the company's fiscal year end, the date of the 2009 annual meeting will be more than 30 days prior to the anniversary of the 2008 annual meeting.
Pursuant to Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act, stockholders may present proposals for inclusion in the company's proxy statement for the 2009 annual meeting by submitting their proposals in writing to the attention of the Corporate Secretary at the company's principal executive offices at 3100 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90405 on or before March 7, 2009. All stockholder proposals must be in compliance with applicable laws and regulations in order to be considered for inclusion in the proxy statement for the 2009 annual meeting.
Under the company's bylaws, stockholders may also present a proposal or director nomination at the 2009 annual meeting if advance written notice is given to the Secretary of the Company, at the company's principal executive offices, in accordance with the company's bylaws. Notice by a stockholder of any proposal or nomination must be provided no later than the close of business on March 7, 2009, which is the 90th day prior to the 2009 annual meeting. The company's bylaws specify requirements relating to the content of the notice that stockholders must provide.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide pure-play online, PC and console game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Romania, Australia, Chile, India, Japan, China, South Korea and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision Blizzard and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activisionblizzard.com.
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