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Important Notice of Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting of
CALITHERA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
To Be Held On:
June 14, 2016 at 10:00 am Pacific Time
Embassy Suites Hotel, 250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080
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1. To elect the Boards two nominees for director to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successor is duly elected and qualified.
Jonathan Drachman, M.D.
Deepa R. Pakianathan, Ph.D.
Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.
2. To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.
Note: To conduct any other business properly brought before the meeting.
These items of business are more fully described in the Proxy Statement accompanying this Notice.
The record date for the Annual Meeting is April 22, 2016. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on that date may vote at the meeting or any adjournment thereof.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE FOR THE ELECTION OF DIRECTOR AND FOR PROPOSAL 2.