SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF PROXY MATERIALS
FOR THE SHAREHOLDER MEETING TO BE HELD ON APRIL 19, 2012
|Meeting Type:|| |
The AES Corporation
Annual Meeting of Stockholders
|For holders as of:||February 24, 2012|
|Meeting Date:||April 19, 2012|
|Meeting Time:||9:30 A.M. (Eastern Time)|
4300 Wilson Boulevard
Rotunda Conference Room, 9th floor
Arlington, Virginia 22203
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This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that 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 voting.
The proxy materials (including the notice, proxy statement, form of proxy, annual report on Form 10-K and related materials) are available online at www.envisionreports.com/aes or you may request a paper copy (see reverse side).
See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.
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How to Access the Proxy Materials
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NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT
FORM OF PROXY
ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-K
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The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following:
|1.||The election of eleven (11) directors nominated by our board of directors for a term of one year.|
|02)||Zhang Guo Bao|
|03)||Kristina M. Johnson|
|05)||John A. Koskinen|
|07)||Sandra O. Moose|
|08)||John B. Morse, Jr.|
|09)||Philip A. Odeen|
|10)||Charles O. Rossotti|
|2.||The proposal to ratify Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.|
|3.||A non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation.|