Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on May 24, 2012 at 10:30 a.m., Eastern Time at the Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103.
A live audio webcast will be accessible on the Vishay website at
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission rules allow the company to mail a notice to its stockholders advising that its proxy statement, annual report to stockholders, electronic proxy card, and related materials are available for viewing, free of charge, on the Internet. Stockholders may then access these materials and vote over the Internet or request delivery of a full set of materials by mail or email. Vishay has elected to utilize this process for the 2012 annual meeting. Vishay began mailing the required notice, called the “Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials,” to stockholders on or about, April 5, 2012. The proxy materials are available for viewing, free of charge, on the Internet, at
These rules give Vishay the opportunity to serve stockholders more efficiently by making the proxy materials available quickly online and reducing costs associated with printing and postage. Stockholders who receive a Notice will not receive a paper or electronic copy of the proxy materials unless they request a copy using the procedure described in the Notice and on Vishay’s investor relations website.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at