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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
American Electric Power Company, Inc. Shareholder Meeting to be Held on April 25, 2017
Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual shareholders meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
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The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of American Electric Power Company, Inc. will be held on Tuesday April 25, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, the Clay Center, 1 Clay Square, Charleston, West Virginia.
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 all the nominees listed and FOR Proposals 2, 3 and 4 and 1 YEAR for Proposal 5:
|1.||Election of the following Directors:|
|Nicholas K. Akins||David J. Anderson||J. Barnie Beasley, Jr.||Ralph D. Crosby, Jr.|
|Linda A. Goodspeed||Thomas E. Hoaglin||Sandra Beach Lin||Richard C. Notebaert|
|Lionel L. Nowell III||Stephen S. Rasmussen||Oliver G. Richard III||Sara Martinez Tucker|
|2.||Reapproval of the material terms of the American Electric Power System Senior Officer Incentive Plan.|
|3.||Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.|
|4.||Advisory approval of the Companys executive compensation.|
|5.||Advisory vote on the frequency of holding an advisory vote on executive compensation.|
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Directions to the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of American Electric Power Company, Inc.
|The Clay Center is located at 1 Clay Square, Charleston, West Virginia. Shareholders may park free of charge at 1118 Washington Street, which is directly across the street from the east side of the Clay Center. Please let the attendant know that you are attending AEPs shareholders meeting to gain access to the lot. Directional signage will guide you to the Clay Centers lobby, where you may register and enjoy a continental breakfast prior to the start of the meeting.|
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