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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on April 27, 2021


       Meeting Information
  TRUIST FINANCIAL CORPORATION      Meeting Type:              Annual Meeting
       For holders as of:         February 18, 2021
       Date: April 27, 2021     Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Location:  Meeting live via the Internet-please visit





The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page).








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   Voting Items   

The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR each of the director nominees listed in Proposal 1.


LOGO   1.  

The election of twenty-two directors, each for a one-year term expiring at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.


1a.   Jennifer S. Banner


1b.  K. David Boyer, Jr.


1c.   Agnes Bundy Scanlan


1d.  Anna R. Cablik


1e.   Dallas S. Clement


1f.   Paul D. Donahue


1g.  Paul R. Garcia


1h.  Patrick C. Graney III


1i.   Linnie M. Haynesworth


1j.   Kelly S. King


1k.  Easter A. Maynard


1l.   Donna S. Morea


1m.  Charles A. Patton


1n.  Nido R. Qubein


1o.  David M. Ratcliffe


1p.  William H. Rogers, Jr.


1q.  Frank P. Scruggs, Jr.



1r.   Christine Sears


1s.   Thomas E. Skains


1t.   Bruce L. Tanner


1u.  Thomas N. Thompson


1v.  Steven C. Voorhees


Management Proposals — The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Proposals 2 and 3.


2.  Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Truist’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021.


3.  Advisory vote to approve Truist’s executive compensation program.


NOTE: Designated proxies are authorized to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.