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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 23, 2020.
ADVERUM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: April 27, 2020
Date: June 23, 2020 Time: 8:00 a.m. PDT Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ADVM2020.
The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ADVM2020 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow g XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page).
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ADVERUM BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC. 800 SAGINAW DRIVE
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote “FOR” the following:
1. Election of Directors
01) Mehdi Gasmi, Ph.D. 02) Mark Lupher, Ph.D. 03) Scott M. Whitcup, M.D.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote “FOR” the following proposals:
2. To ratify the selection, by the Audit Committee of our board of directors, of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for our fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.
3. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote “ONE YEAR” for the following proposal:
4. To approve, on an advisory basis, the preferred frequency of stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of our named executive officers.
NOTE: In their discretion, the proxyholders are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting and any adjournment or postponement thereof.