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Form DEF 14A
MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE INC filed this Form DEF 14A on 12/14/2011
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Subdocument 1 - DEF 14A - DEF 14A
Page 1 - UNITED STATES
Page 2 - MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE, INC.
Page 3 - NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
Page 4 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 5 - 2011, including financial statements and schedules thereto, filed with the SEC, are also available w
Page 6 - GENERAL INFORMATION
Page 7 - Revoking a proxy
Page 8 - ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
Page 9 - N/A
Page 10 - N/A
Page 11 - ADVISORY VOTE ON COMPENSATION OF NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS ( SAY-ON-PAY PROPOSAL)
Page 12 - ADVISORY VOTE ON THE FREQUENCY OF FUTURE ADVISORY VOTES ON COMPENSATION OF NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
Page 13 - RATIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT OF ACCOUNTANTS
Page 14 - REAPPROVAL OF MERIDIAN S 2004 EQUITY COMPENSATION PLAN AND ITS PERFORMANCE MEASUREMNENTS FOR PURPOSE
Page 15 - Types of Awards
Page 16 - Stock Appreciation Rights
Page 17 - Other Stock Unit Awards
Page 18 - Shares Available for Award
Page 19 - N/A
Page 20 - Incentive Stock Options
Page 21 - Non-Qualified Stock Options
Page 22 - Restricted and Unrestricted Stock Awards
Page 23 - Withholding of Tax; Company Deduction
Page 24 - The Board of Directors recommends that shareholders vote FOR the reapproval of the Meridian 2004 Equ
Page 25 - Objectives of the 2012 Plan
Page 26 - Other Share Limitations
Page 27 - Stock Options
Page 28 - Restricted Share and Restricted Share Unit Awards
Page 29 - Unrestricted Share Awards
Page 30 - Plan Benefits
Page 31 - Non-Qualified Stock Options
Page 32 - Stock Appreciation Rights
Page 33 - Withholding of Tax; Company Deduction
Page 34 - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Page 35 - The Board s Role in Risk Oversight
Page 36 - REPORT OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE
Page 37 - Communication with Audit Committees
Page 38 - The Compensation Committee
Page 39 - Compensation Committee Interlocks and Insider Participation
Page 40 - DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
Page 41 - N/A
Page 42 - SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS
Page 43 - TRANSACTIONS WITH RELATED PERSONS
Page 44 - Establishing Compensation Levels
Page 45 - Company Performance
Page 46 - Components of Executive Compensation
Page 47 - Interplay of Compensation Elements
Page 48 - Base Salary
Page 49 - Company Performance Component and 2011 Results
Page 50 - illumi
Page 51 - Company-Sponsored Benefit and Retirement Plans
Page 52 - Tax Deductibility of Pay
Page 53 - SUMMARY COMPENSATION TABLE
Page 54 - GRANTS OF PLAN-BASED AWARDS
Page 55 - OUTSTANDING EQUITY AWARDS AT FISCAL YEAR-END
Page 56 - N/A
Page 57 - OPTION EXERCISES AND STOCK VESTED
Page 58 - NONQUALIFIED DEFERRED COMPENSATION
Page 59 - POTENTIAL PAYMENTS UPON TERMINATION OR CHANGE-IN-CONTROL
Page 60 - DIRECTOR COMPENSATION
Page 61 - SHAREHOLDER PROPOSALS FOR NEXT YEAR
Page 62 - ANNEX A
Page 63 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 64 - MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE, INC.
Page 65 - N/A
Page 66 - N/A
Page 67 - ADMINISTRATION
Page 68 - Guidelines
Page 69 - Merger, Dissolution or Liquidation
Page 70 - DURATION OF PLAN
Page 71 - Qualification under the Code
Page 72 - Buyout and Settlement Provisions
Page 73 - STOCK APPRECIATION RIGHTS
Page 74 - Terms and Conditions of Restricted Stock Awards
Page 75 - Criteria for Award
Page 76 - OTHER STOCK UNIT AWARDS
Page 77 - TERMINATION OF AWARDS
Page 78 - Employment and Noncompetition Agreements
Page 79 - DEFERRALS
Page 80 - Acceptance of Award Agreement
Page 81 - Grants to Covered Employees
Page 82 - ANNEX B
Page 83 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 84 - N/A
Page 85 - MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE, INC.
Page 86 - N/A
Page 87 - N/A
Page 88 - N/A
Page 89 - Authority of Committee
Page 90 - Binding Authority
Page 91 - Share Counting
Page 92 - Stock Options
Page 93 - Form of Payment
Page 94 - Stock Appreciation Rights
Page 95 - No Dividends or Shareholder Rights
Page 96 - Payment of Restricted Share Units
Page 97 - Performance Measures
Page 98 - Termination by Death, Disability, or Retirement
Page 99 - Limitation for ISOs
Page 100 - Withholding Taxes
Page 101 - Severability
Page 102 - Amendment of Awards.
Page 103 - THIS PROXY CARD IS VALID ONLY WHEN SIGNED AND DATED.
Page 104 - Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting:
Page 105 - *** Exercise Your
Page 106 - Before You Vote
Page 107 - N/A
Page 108 - N/A