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Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Owens & Minor Inc.


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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Owens & Minor, Inc. Shareholder Meeting to be Held on Thursday, May 1, 2014

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders 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!

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The 2014 Proxy Statement and 2013 Annual Report to Shareholders are available at:







Easy Online Access — A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote


When you go online to view materials, you can also vote your shares.

Step 1: Go to to view the materials.

Step 2: Click on Cast Your Vote or Request 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.





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 17, 2014 to facilitate timely delivery.


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Dear Owens & Minor, Inc. Shareholder:

The 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Owens & Minor, Inc. (the “Company”) will be held at the corporate headquarters of the Company, 9120 Lockwood Boulevard, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116, on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT).

Proposals to be considered at the Annual Meeting:


  (1) Election of the ten directors named in the Company’s 2014 Proxy Statement, each for a one-year term and until their respective successors are elected;


  (2) Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2014;


  (3) Advisory vote on executive compensation.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” Items 1 through 3.

The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on March 6, 2014 as the record date (the “Record Date”) for the determination of shareholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting or any adjournment(s) thereof.

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 to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you.

Shareholders of record as of the Record Date are encouraged and cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting.

Meeting Location:

Owens & Minor, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

9120 Lockwood Boulevard

Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116

You can find directions to the Annual Meeting at:

The following materials are available for you to review online:

- the Company’s 2014 Proxy Statement (including all attachments thereto);

- the Proxy Card;

- the Company’s Annual Report and Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013

  (which is not deemed to be part of the official proxy soliciting materials); and

- any amendments to the foregoing materials that are required to be furnished to shareholders.




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 Internet – Go to Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.


  g Telephone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 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 Email – Send email to with “Proxy Materials Owens & Minor, Inc.” in the subject line. Include in the message your full name and address, plus the number located in the shaded bar on the reverse, 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 copy of the proxy materials must be received by April 17, 2014.