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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the For holders as of: March 8, 2019 Date: May 2, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM, local timeLocation: Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach 551 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304 Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 2, 2019. Meeting Information DOVER CORPORATION Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For meeting directions, visit: You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. DOVER CORPORATION 3005 HIGHLAND PARKWAY DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515 E62275-P17210-Z73847 See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.


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Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR each director under Item 1: 1. Election of Directors 1a. H. J. Gilbertson, Jr. The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR Items 2, 3, 4 and 5: 1b. K. C. Graham 2. T o r a t i f y t h e a p p o i n t m e n t o f PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2019. 1c. M. F. Johnston 3. To approve, on an advisory basis, named executive officer compensation. 1d. E. A. Spiegel 4. To approve amendments to Article 15 of our Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate the super-majority voting requirement. 1e. R. J. Tobin 5. To approve amendments to Article 16 of our Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate the super-majority voting requirement. 1f. S. M. Todd 1g. S. K. Wagner NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof. 1h. K. E. Wandell 1i. M. A. Winston E62277-P17210-Z73847