NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
TO BE HELD MAY 23, 2017
To Our Stockholders:
Notice is hereby given that the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, will be held at The Coronado Club, located at 919 Milam, Suite 500, Houston, Texas, 77010, on May 23, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. local time (the “Annual Meeting”).
At the Annual Meeting, stockholders will be asked to:
1. Elect two Class I directors to our Board of Directors;
2. Ratify the selection of Hein & Associates LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017;
3. Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our Named Executive Officers as described in “Compensation Discussion and Analysis”; and
4. Transact such other business as may properly come before such meeting.
Only stockholders of record at the close of business on April 7, 2017 are entitled to notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting. For specific voting information, see “General Information about the Annual Meeting” beginning on page 1 of the enclosed proxy statement. A list of stockholders will be available commencing May 12, 2017 and may be inspected at our offices during normal business hours prior to the Annual Meeting. The list of stockholders will also be available for review at the Annual Meeting. In the event there are not sufficient votes for a quorum or to approve the items of business at the time of the Annual Meeting, the Annual Meeting may be adjourned in order to permit further solicitation of proxies.
Whether or not you attend the Annual Meeting, it is important that your shares be represented and voted at the meeting. Therefore, I urge you to promptly vote and submit your proxy. You may vote by telephone, Internet or mail. To vote by telephone, call 1-800-PROXIES (1-800-776-9437) using a touch-tone phone to transmit your voting instructions up until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) the day before the Annual Meeting date. Have your proxy card in hand when you call and then follow the instructions. To vote electronically, access www.voteproxy.com over the Internet to transmit your voting instructions and for electronic delivery of information up until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) the day before the Annual Meeting date. Have your proxy card in hand when you access the website and follow the instructions to obtain your records and to create an electronic voting instruction form. You may vote by mail by signing, dating and returning the enclosed proxy card in the enclosed envelope. If you decide to attend the Annual Meeting, you will be able to vote in person, even if you have previously submitted your proxy.
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