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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 14A

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 11, 2020. Meeting Information AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: April 14, 2020 Date: June 11, 2020 Time: 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AERI2020. The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AERI2020 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page). ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX 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 Barcode 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. AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 4301 EMPEROR BOULEVARD, SUITE 400 DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA 27703 D14472-P34057 See the re verse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.


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Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT FORM 10-K 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 Barcode 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. ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX 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 May 28, 2020 to facilitate timely delivery. w SCAN TO VIEW MATERIALS & VOTE How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods D14473-P34057 Vote By Internet: Before The Meeting: Go to www.proxyvote.com or from a smartphone, scan the QR Barcode above. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. During The Meeting: Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AERI2020. 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. ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX ? XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX


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Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR ALL of the following: 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 01) V. Anido, Jr., Ph.D. 02) B. McGraw, III, Pharm.D. 03) J. McHugh The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal: 2. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company?s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal: 3. To approve, by a non-binding vote, the compensation of our named executive officers (“say-on-pay”). NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof. D14474-P34057


 

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