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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 05, 2018
BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC.
|Meeting Type: Annual Meeting|
|For holders as of: April 09, 2018|
|Date: June 05, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM PDT|
|BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.|
|Morning Glory Conference Room|
|750 Lindaro Street|
|San Rafael, CA 94901|
|For Directions, visit www.biomarin.com - "Contact us"|
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|The Board of Directors recommends you vote |
FOR the following:
|1.||Election of Directors|
|01||Jean-Jacques Bienaimé||02||Willard Dere||03||Michael Grey||04||Elaine J. Heron||05||Robert J. Hombach|
|06||V. Bryan Lawlis||07||Alan J. Lewis||08||Richard A. Meier||09||David E.I. Pyott||10||Dennis J. Slamon|
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.
|2||To ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for BioMarin for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.|
|3||To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.|
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