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|1.||Election of Directors: To elect three directors to a 3-year term. At the annual meeting, the Board of Directors intends to present the following nominees for election as directors: 01 - Robert J. Herbold, 02 - Koh Boon Hwee and 03 - William P. Sullivan|
|2.||To ratify the Audit and Finance Committee’s appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Agilent’s independent registered public accounting firm.|
|3.||To approve the compensation of Agilent’s named executive officers.|
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|Directions to the Agilent Technologies, Inc. 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders|
DIRECTIONS TO AGILENT’S HEADQUARTERS
From the South (San Jose)
Take Highway 280 North towards San Francisco. Take the Stevens Creek/Lawrence Expressway exit and turn left onto Stevens Creek Blvd. for approximately 0.1 miles and then turn right into Agilent’s parking lot at the second stop light.
From the North (San Francisco)
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