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Citrix Systems, Inc.

(Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on June 06, 2018











15 Network Drive

Burlington, MA 01803



Meeting Information



Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

    For holders as of: April 09, 2018
    Date: June 06, 2018            Time: 4:00 PM EST
    Location: Citrix Systems, Inc.

851 West Cypress Creek Road


Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309




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     1. Notice & Proxy Statement             2. Annual Report


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                                     Voting items     

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following nominees and proposals:

  1.   Election of Directors
  1a.   Robert M. Calderoni
  1b.   Nanci E. Caldwell
  1c.   Jesse A. Cohn
  1d.   Robert D. Daleo
  1e.   Murray J. Demo
  1f.   Ajei S. Gopal
  1g.   David J. Henshall
  1h.   Peter J. Sacripanti


  Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018





Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the company’s named executive officers

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  NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.





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