SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
451 FLORIDA STREET
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA 70801
|Meeting Type:||Annual Meeting|
|For holders as of:||Friday, March 11, 2016|
|Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016||Time: 7:00 AM ET|
|201 East Trade Street|
|Charlotte, North Carolina 28202|
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How to Access the Proxy Materials
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|1. Notice and Proxy Statement||2. Annual Report|
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
2. To elect the eleven nominees named below to the Board of Directors to serve for the ensuing year or until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
(01) Jim W. Nokes
(02) William H. Hernandez
(03) Luther C. Kissam IV
(04) Douglas L. Maine
(05) J. Kent Masters
(06) James J. OBrien
(07) Barry W. Perry
(08) John Sherman Jr.
(09) Gerald A. Steiner
(10) Harriett Tee Taggart
(11) Ambassador Alejandro Wolff
1. To approve the non-binding advisory resolution approving the compensation of our named executive officers.
3. To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Albemarles independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.
NOTE: I also authorize my proxies to vote FOR such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.