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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on July 27, 2018
|AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORPORATION||Meeting Type: Annual Meeting|
|For holders as of: June 04, 2018|
|Date: July 27, 2018 Time: 8:30 AM EDT|
|Location:||American Superconductor Corp.|
|114 East Main Street|
AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORPORATION
114 East Main Street
Ayer, MA 01432
|Ayer, MA 01432|
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote
FOR the following:
|1. Election of Directors|
|01 Vikram S. Budhraja 02 Arthur H. House 03 Daniel P. McGahn 04 David R. Oliver, Jr. 05 John W. Wood, Jr.|
|The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:|
2. To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of RSM US LLP as AMSCs independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year.
|NOTE: To transact such other business as may properly come before the annual meeting or any continuation, postponement or adjournment thereof.|