AUSTIN, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Tesla, Inc. today announced updates to its 2021 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual meeting 2021“). The following updates supersede anything to the contrary described in Tesla’s updated definitive proxy statement filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on August 26, 2021.
The 2021 Annual Meeting will be presented from Tesla’s Gigafactory in Austin, TX on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Central Time in a virtual format only, as described below.
Virtual meeting format
Live video webcasts of the 2021 Annual Meeting event will be available to the general public at www.tesla.com/2021shareholdermeeting. This webcast will also be available for replay for approximately one year thereafter.
To address ongoing public health requirements and travel considerations, Tesla is offering any shareholder as of August 9, 2021 the means to virtually join the 2021 annual meeting at https://meetnow.global/ MVA22YQ. The virtual meeting will include live audio webcasts, as well as the ability for shareholders to submit votes and written comments and questions on meeting agenda items. Given the number of items on the agenda for this year and the need to conclude the meeting within a reasonable time, we cannot guarantee that every shareholder who wishes to have a question or comment addressed at the meeting can do it. In order to join the virtual meeting, you will need a secure 15-digit âcontrol numberâ that is unique to you, which you can obtain as follows:
If you are a “registered shareholder” with shares registered directly in your name with our transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company (a minority of Tesla shareholders), you can find the control number on the notice of availability. ‘Internet or on the paper proxy card that was sent to you.
If you are a âbeneficial ownerâ and own shares through a broker, bank or other organization (the vast majority of Tesla shareholders), you can:
Register in advance to get a control number. Please ask your broker, bank or organization for a âlegal power of attorneyâ for the 2021 Annual Meeting and send a copy from your email address with âLegal power of attorneyâ in the subject line to legalproxy @ computershare. com or by mail to Computershare at Tesla, Inc. Legal Proxy, PO Box 43001, Providence, RI, 02940-3001. If your request is received by 4:00 PM Central Time on October 4, 2021, you will receive a confirmation email with your control number; Where
Use the control number received with your voting instruction form. Please note, however, that this option is intended to be provided only for the convenience of Beneficial Owners, and there is no guarantee that this option will be available for each type of Beneficial Owner Voting Control Number. Please visit https://meetnow.global/MVA22YQ for more information on available options and registration instructions.
The virtual meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. Central time. We encourage you to access the meeting before the start time by allowing sufficient time to log in.
All shareholders are encouraged to vote and submit their proxies before the 2021 Annual Meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy documents. Proxy cards, voting instruction forms and internet availability notices for the 2021 annual meeting scheduled for October 7, 2021 that were previously distributed will not be updated to reflect the change in format of the meeting, and may continue to be used to vote shares in connection with the 2021 Annual Meeting.