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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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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.
|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.
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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