PALO ALTO, CA -- May 19, 2004-- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) today announced the company will webcast the previously announced special meeting of its stockholders on June 10, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.Varian Medical Systems’ stockholders of record are being asked to approve an amendment to its Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock by 90 million shares to a total of 189 million shares for general business purposes and a possible stock split.
Varian Medical Systems’ stockholders of record on April 12, 2004 will be entitled to vote at the special meeting. The special stockholder meeting will be held at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time on June 10, 2004 at its headquarters at 3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto, California.The Varian Medical Systems Special Stockholder Meeting may be accessed via:Internet Simulcast: href="/%3Ca%20href%3D"http://investor.varian.com">http://investor.varian.comTeleconference:">http://investor.varian.com">http://investor.varian.comTeleconference:
dial 1-888-482-0024 and enter confirmation code 36384082 prior to the start of the meeting at 1:00 p.m. PDT/4:00 p.m. EDT.
International dial 1-617-801-9702 and enter confirmation code 36384082 prior to the start of the call at 1:00pm PDT/4:00 p.m. EDT. *Note: If the number of lines allocated to the call are exhausted, the webcast or replay should be utilized.
Replay: The teleconference will be rebroadcast until 5:00 p.m. PDT, Friday, June 11, 2004 and can be accessed by:
Domestic phone call: 1-888-286-8010 and entering access code 78500095
International phone call:1-617-801-6888 and entering access code 78500095
Webcast: Clicking on the “Special Stockholder Meeting” icon on the company’s
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