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Amgen Announces Voting Results Of Annual Meeting Of Stockholders
Date:5/6/2009

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced results of voting at the company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held at The St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco, Calif. Approximately 87.3 percent of outstanding shares were represented at the meeting.

The director nominees: David Baltimore, Frank J. Biondi, Jr., Francois de Carbonnel, Jerry D. Choate, Vance D. Coffman, Frederick W. Gluck, Frank C. Herringer, Gilbert S. Omenn, Judith C. Pelham, J. Paul Reason, Leonard D. Schaeffer and Kevin W. Sharer were each reelected to Amgen's Board of Directors, each receiving a majority of "For" votes of the votes cast. Each was elected by no less than 86.7 percent of the votes cast. With the reelection of these directors, Amgen currently has 12 directors.

With approximately 98.7 percent of "For" votes of the votes cast, stockholders ratified Ernst & Young LLP as Amgen's independent registered public accountants for the year ending Dec. 31, 2009.

Stockholders approved the Amgen 2009 Equity Incentive Plan, which authorizes the issuance of up to 100,000,000 shares of Amgen common stock. The proposal was approved with approximately 81.2 percent of votes cast "For."

Stockholders approved the proposed amendment to the company's Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to reduce the sixty-six and two-thirds percent (66-2/3%) voting requirement in the company's Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to a simple majority voting requirement for approval of certain business combinations. Approximately 84.4 percent of the outstanding shares of our common stock were in favor of the amendment.

Stockholders approved a nonbinding resolution recommending that the company amend its Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended, to permit holde
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