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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on July 31, 2020.
AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORPORATION
AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORPORATION 114 EAST MAIN STREET
AYER, MA 01432
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: June 8, 2020
Date: July 31, 2020 Time: 10:30 AM EDT Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AMSC2020.
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:
1. Election of Directors
01) Vikram S. Budhraja 04) Daniel P. McGahn 02) Arthur H. House 05) David R. Oliver, Jr. 03) Barbara G. Littlefield
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.
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.
3. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of AMSCs named executive officers.
NOTE: To transact such other business as may properly come before the annual meeting or any continuation, postponement or adjournment thereof.