SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on March 17, 2017.
For holders as of:
January 19, 2017
|Date: March 17, 2017 Time: 8:00 a.m. local time|
Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town
are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.
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|NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT||2016 ANNUAL REPORT|
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Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR
|1.||Election of Directors for a three-year term expiring at EMCORE’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.|
|01)||Dr. Gerald J. Fine, Ph.D.|
|02)||Ettore J. Coringrato, Jr.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:|
|2.||To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as EMCORE’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017.|
|3.||To approve certain amendments to the EMCORE Corporation 2012 Equity Incentive Plan, including increasing the number of shares of common stock available for issuance under the plan by 2,400,000 shares.|
|4.||To approve, on an advisory basis, the executive compensation of EMCORE’s Named Executive Officers.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 year on the following proposal:|
|5.||To approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of advisory executive compensation votes.|
NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote on such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.