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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of

CYMABAY THERAPEUTICS, INC.

To Be Held On:

Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 9:00 am Pacific Time

Pacific Research Center, 7677 Gateway Blvd. Conference Center 2nd Floor, Apex Room, Newark, CA 94560

 

 

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This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. 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
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   •   Annual Report on Form 10-K
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1.     To elect the CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. Board of Directors’ nine nominees as directors to serve until the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified:

  

 

2.     To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.

 

        NOMINEES:

   THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE “FOR” THE ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AND “FOR” PROPOSAL 2.

         Sujal A. Shah

  

         Robert F. Booth, Ph.D.

  

         Carl Goldfischer, M.D.

  

         Caroline Loewy

  

         Evan A. Stein, M.D., Ph.D.

  

         Paul F. Truex

  

         Kurt von Emster

  

         Robert J. Weiland

  

         Robert J. Wills, Ph.D.

  
 

 

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