DEFA14A 1 stanley3818831-defa14a.htm DEFINITIVE ADDITIONAL PROXY SOLICITING MATERIALS

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STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC.
1000 STANLEY DRIVE
NEW BRITAIN, CT 06053

Your Vote Counts!

STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC.

2021 Annual Meeting
Vote by May 9, 2021 11:59 PM ET. For shares held in a Plan,
vote by May 5, 2021 11:59 PM ET.

 

 
 
 
 








 
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You invested in STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC. and it’s time to vote!
You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy materials for the shareholder meeting to be held on May 10, 2021.

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THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT

This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the
upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on
the reverse side to vote these important matters.





Board
Voting Items Recommends
1. Election of Directors
Nominees:
1a. Andrea J. Ayers For    
1b. George W. Buckley For
1c. Patrick D. Campbell For
1d. Carlos M. Cardoso For
1e. Robert B. Coutts For
1f. Debra A. Crew For
1g. Michael D. Hankin For
1h. James M. Loree For
1i. Jane M. Palmieri For
1j. Mojdeh Poul For
1k. Dmitri L. Stockton For
1l. Irving Tan For
2. To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. For
3. To approve the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the Company’s 2021 fiscal year. For
4. To consider a management proposal to amend the Certificate of Incorporation to allow shareholders to act by written consent. For
5. To consider a management proposal to amend the Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate supermajority vote provisions applicable to the Company under the Connecticut Business Corporation Act. For
6. To consider a management proposal to amend the Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate supermajority vote provisions of capital stock related to approval of business combinations with interested shareholders and clarify when no shareholder vote is required. For
7. To consider a management proposal to amend the Certificate of Incorporation to adopt a majority voting standard in an uncontested election of Directors. For
       
       
       
       
       
       

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