Analog Devices, Inc.
ANALOG DEVICES INC (Form: DEFA14A, Received: 01/25/2017 08:05:57)



Washington, D.C. 20549


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Meeting Information



Meeting Type:          Annual Meeting

  For holders as of:     January 9, 2017    
  Date:     March 8, 2017       Time:     9:00 AM, Eastern Time    
  Location:     Analog Devices, Inc.    

      One Technology Way

      Norwood, MA 02062




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      Voting Items                  

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR each of the Director nominees, FOR Proposals 2 and 4, and every 1 Year on Proposal 3.


  1) To elect the following nine nominees to our Board of Directors, each for a term expiring at the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders.



  1a. Ray Stata


  1b. Vincent Roche


  1c. James A. Champy


  1d. Bruce R. Evans


  1e. Edward H. Frank


  1f. Mark M. Little


  1g. Neil Novich


  1h. Kenton J. Sicchitano


  1i. Lisa T. Su

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Proposal 2.


2) To approve, by non-binding “say-on-pay” vote, the compensation of our named executive officers, as described in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, executive compensation tables and accompanying narrative disclosures in our proxy statement.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote for every 1 Year on Proposal 3.


3) To vote on a non-binding proposal regarding the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of our named executive officers (every 1 Year, 2 Years or 3 Years).

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Proposal 4.


4) To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year.

NOTE: To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting and at any adjournments or postponement at the meeting.