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Exercise Your Right to Vote Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on March 17, 2020. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. E89378-P29650-Z75804 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: January 21, 2020 Date: March 17, 2020 Time: 1:30 PM CDT Location: You can obtain directions to the Annual Meeting by contacting The Toro Company's Investor Relations department at invest@thetorocompany.com The Toro Company 8111 Lyndale Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55420 THE TORO COMPANY THE TORO COMPANY 8111 LYNDALE AVENUE SOUTH BLOOMINGTON, MN 55420-1196 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 www.proxyvote.com, scan the QR code on the reverse side, 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.

 

 


E89379-P29650-Z75804 Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before March 3, 2020 to facilitate timely delivery. NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT ANNUAL REPORT Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods SCAN TO VIEW MATERIALS & VOTE w How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com, or scan the QR code below. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: www.proxyvote.com 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: sendmaterial@proxyvote.com * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page) in the subject line. Vote In Person: Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares. Vote By Internet: Go to www.proxyvote.com or from a mobile device, scan the QR code above. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.

 


Voting Items E89380-P29650-Z75804 1. Election of Directors Nominees: The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following: 01) Jeffrey M. Ettinger 02) Katherine J. Harless 03) D. Christian Koch 2. Ratification of the selection of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for our fiscal year ending October 31, 2020. 3. Approval of, on an advisory basis, our executive compensation. NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote on any other business properly brought before the annual meeting or any adjournment or postponement of the annual meeting. The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.

 


 

 

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