DEFA14A 1 a2020noticeandaccess.htm DEFA14A Document

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting of
VECTOR GROUP LTD.
To Be Held On:
June 3, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. eastern time
virtually at https://web.lumiagm.com/254176245 (password: vector2021)


COMPANY NUMBER
ACCOUNT NUMBER
CONTROL NUMBER
This communication is not a form for voting and 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.
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Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders and directions to the meeting
Proxy Statement
Form of Electronic Proxy Card
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020
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The following items will be voted upon at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote for all nominees on Item 1.
1.Election of Directors:
NOMINEES:
Bennett S. LeBow Howard M. Lorber Richard J. Lampen Stanley S. Arkin Henry C. Beinstein Ronald J. Bernstein Paul V. Carlucci Jean E. Sharpe Barry Watkins
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR Items 2 and 3.
2.Advisory approval of executive compensation (say on pay).

3.Approval of ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021.
The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST Item 4.

4.Advisory approval of a shareholder proposal regarding the adoption of a bylaw for directors to be elected by a majority vote.




Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail or otherwise.