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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 14A

 

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities

Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No.     )

 

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x    Definitive Additional Materials    
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Philip Morris International Inc.


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  (4) Date Filed: March 26, 2015


 

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Philip Morris International Inc. Shareholder Meeting to be Held on May 6, 2015.

This communication 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.

The Proxy Statement and 2014 Annual Report to Shareholders are available at:

 

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   Easy Online Access — A Convenient Way To View Proxy Materials and To Vote Your Shares.
   Step 1: Go to www.investorvote.com/pm
   Step 2: Click the Current Meeting Materials button on the right side of the screen to view the proxy materials
   Step 3: Follow the instructions on the screen to log in
   Step 4: Make your selection as instructed on each screen to select delivery preferences and vote

When you go online, you can also help the environment by consenting to receive electronic delivery of future materials.

 

 

 

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Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials – If you want to receive a copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side on or before April 26, 2015 to facilitate timely delivery.

 

 

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Shareholder Meeting Notice

The Philip Morris International Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on May 6, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt New York, Empire State Ballroom, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 at 9:00 a.m., EDT.

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 the following proposals:

 

  1. Election of Directors: Harold Brown, André Calantzopoulos, Louis C. Camilleri, Werner Geissler, Jennifer Li, Jun Makihara, Sergio Marchionne, Kalpana Morparia, Lucio A. Noto, Frederik Paulsen, Robert B. Polet, and Stephen M. Wolf.

 

  2. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Auditors.

 

  3. Advisory Vote Approving Executive Compensation.

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote AGAINST the following proposals:

 

  4. Shareholder Proposal 1 — Lobbying.

 

  5. Shareholder Proposal 2 — Non-Employment of Certain Farm Workers.

PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials which will include a proxy card.

 

 

 

 

 

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To attend the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

If you wish to attend the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, you must have an admission ticket. Instructions about how to obtain an admission ticket can be found in response to Question #4 in Exhibit A of the Proxy Statement.

 

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Directions to the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Enter the Grand Hyatt New York on 42nd Street between Park and Lexington Avenues in New York City.

Take the escalators to the Empire State Ballroom on the 4th floor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Here’s how to order a copy of the proxy materials and select a future delivery preference:
 

 

Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or email options below.

 

 

Email copies: Current and future email delivery requests must be submitted via the Internet following the instructions below.

If you request an email copy of current materials you will receive an email with a link to the materials.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: You must use the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side when requesting a set of proxy materials.

  g    Telephone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 using a touch-tone phone and follow the instructions to log in and order a paper copy of the materials by mail for the current meeting. You can also submit a preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.
  g    Internet – Go to www.investorvote.com/pm. Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a paper or email copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.
  g    Email – Send an email to investorvote@computershare.com with “Proxy Materials Philip Morris International” in the subject line. Include in the message your full name and address, plus the number located in the shaded bar on the reverse side, and state in the email that you want a paper copy of current meeting materials. You can also state your preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.
     To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper or email copy of the proxy materials must be received by April 26, 2015.
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