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|Shareholder Meeting Notice|
Genescos Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on June 27, 2012 at the Companys offices located at 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37217, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. Directions to the annual meeting can be found on the Companys website, www.genesco.com, under the tab About Genesco -- Corporate Headquarters.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations.
The Board of Directors recommends that
you vote FOR Proposals 1, 2 and 3:
James S. Beard
Leonard L. Berry
William F. Blaufuss, Jr.
James W. Bradford
Robert J. Dennis
Matthew C. Diamond
Marty G. Dickens
Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
Say on Pay - an advisory vote on the approval
of executive compensation. 3.
Ratification of Independent Registered Public
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