Edgar Filing: RYERSON TULL INC /DE/ - Form DEF 14A
A stockholder that intends to present business at the 2004 Annual Meeting other than pursuant to Rule 14a-8 must comply with the requirements set forth in our By-Laws. Among other things, to bring business before an annual meeting, a stockholder must give written notice thereof, complying with the By-Laws, to the Secretary of the Company not less than 90 days and not more than 120 days in advance of the day corresponding to the date of mailing the proxy materials for the prior year s annual meeting of stockholders. Therefore, because we anticipate mailing our proxy statement on March 5, 2003, we must receive notice of a stockholder proposal submitted other than pursuant to Rule 14a-8 no sooner than November 5, 2004, and no later than December 5, 2004.
The Board of Directors does not know of any matters to be presented at the Annual Meeting other than those set forth in the Notice of the Annual Meeting. However, if any other matters do come before the meeting, it is intended that the holders of the proxies will vote thereon in their discretion.
By order of the Board of Directors,
Joyce E. Mims
Vice President and
March 5, 2003
Each stockholder, whether or not you expect to be present in person at the Annual Meeting, is requested to SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED PROXY in the accompanying envelope as promptly as possible.