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Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on February 11, 2021


















Meeting Information








  Meeting Type:  Annual Meeting




  For holders as of:  December 14, 2020




  Date:  February 11, 2021         Time:  10:00 AM EST







Company Headquarters
One Batesville Boulevard
Batesville, Indiana 47006-7798


















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    Before You Vote    

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Voting items








The Board of Directors recommends you vote  







FOR the following:




















Election of Directors - Election of these Directors is for three-year terms expiring in 2024.




















Helen W. Cornell


Jennifer W. Rumsey


Stuart A. Taylor, II















The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4:












To approve, by a non-binding advisory vote, the compensation paid by the Company to its Named Executive Officers.


3. To approve the amendment and restatement of the Company's Stock Incentive Plan.  
4. To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021.  

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.


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