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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Stockholder Meeting To Be Held on June 17, 2014
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual meeting of stockholders are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the proxy materials and to submit your proxy and voting instructions online. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting of stockholders are on the reverse side of this Notice. Your vote is important!
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials, which contain important information and are available to you on the Internet or by mail. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before submitting your proxy and voting instructions. The proxy materials, which consist of the proxy statement and annual report to stockholders, are available at:
Easy Online Access A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote
When you go online to view the proxy materials, you can also submit your proxy and voting instructions.
Step 1: Go to http://www.envisionreports.com/FCX_MTG to view the proxy materials.
Step 2: Click Submit Your Proxy.
Step 3: Log in using your Control Number/Voter ID located in the circle in the shaded bar above.
Step 4: Make your selection as instructed on each screen to submit your proxy and voting instructions.
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|Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. Otherwise you will not receive a paper or e-mail copy. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side of this Notice on or before June 3, 2014 to facilitate timely delivery.|
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.s Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Hotel du Pont, 11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the board of directors recommendations.
The board of directors recommends a vote FOR Proposal Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 below.
|1.||Election of sixteen directors. Nominees are: 01 Richard C. Adkerson, 02 Robert J. Allison, Jr., 03 Alan R. Buckwalter, III, 04 Robert A. Day, 05 James C. Flores, 06 Gerald J. Ford, 07 Thomas A. Fry, III, 08 H. Devon Graham, Jr., 09 Lydia H. Kennard, 10 Charles C. Krulak, 11 Bobby Lee Lackey, 12 Jon C. Madonna, 13 Dustan E. McCoy, 14 James R. Moffett, 15 Stephen H. Siegele, 16 Frances Fragos Townsend|
|2.||Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of our named executive officers.|
|3.||Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm.|
|4.||Approval of the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Annual Incentive Plan.|
The board of directors recommends a vote AGAINST Proposal No. 5 below.
|5.||Stockholder proposal regarding the selection of a candidate with environmental expertise to be recommended for election to the board of directors.|
After youve reviewed the proxy materials, you can submit your proxy and voting instructions online at http://www.envisionreports.com/FCX_MTG by clicking Submit Your Proxy and following the instructions to log in with your Control Number/Voter ID located in the circle in the shaded bar on the reverse side of this Notice.
PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. common stock you must submit your proxy and voting instructions online or request a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you.
Directions to the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
If you plan to attend our 2014 annual meeting of stockholders, you can obtain directions to the Hotel du Pont online at the hotels web site, http://www.hoteldupont.com/map-and-directions-en.html. The proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed above, along with the recommendations of our board of directors.
Heres how to order a copy of the proxy materials and select a future delivery preference:
Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or e-mail options below.
E-mail copies: Current and future e-mail delivery requests must be submitted via the Internet following the instructions below. If you request an e-mail copy of the current proxy materials, you will receive an e-mail with a link to the proxy materials.
PLEASE NOTE: You must use the Control Number/Voter ID located in the circle in the shaded bar on the reverse side of this Notice when requesting a set of the proxy materials.
|g||Internet Go to http://www.envisionreports.com/FCX_MTG. Click Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a paper or e-mail copy of the current proxy materials and submit your preference for e-mail or paper delivery of future proxy materials.|
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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by June 3, 2014.