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Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 14, 2019.




Meeting Information





Meeting Type:                Annual Meeting



For holders as of:          March 19, 2019



Date:  May 14, 2019             Time:  11:00 AM  New York City Time



Location:   Loews Regency New York Hotel


        540 Park Avenue







NEW YORK, NY 10065-8087



        New York, New York 10065



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Voting Items    






The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:

   1.     Election of Directors          


 1a.   Ann E. Berman


 1b.   Joseph L. Bower


 1c.   Charles D. Davidson


 1d.   Charles M. Diker


 1e.   Paul J. Fribourg


 1f.   Walter L. Harris


 1g.   Philip A. Laskawy


 1h.   Susan P. Peters


 1i.   Andrew H. Tisch


 1j.   James S. Tisch


 1k.   Jonathan M. Tisch


 1l.   Anthony Welters


2.    Approve, on an advisory basis, executive compensation.


3.    Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent auditors.


The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal:


4.     Shareholder proposal requesting certain disclosures regarding political  contributions, if presented at the meeting.


NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof shall be voted by the proxies appointed hereby in their judgment and discretion.