uri-defa14a_20210506.htm

UNITED STATES

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 6, 2021. UNITED RENTALS, INC. Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: March 9, 2021 Date: May 6, 2021 Time: 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/URI2021. The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/URI2021 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page). United Rentals UNITED RENTALS, INC. 100 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE - STE 700 STAMFORD, CT 06902 You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. D32243-P49949


 

 

Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT FOR THE 2021 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS 2020 ANNUAL REPORT TO STOCKHOLDERS How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: www.proxyvote.com 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: sendmaterial@proxyvote.com * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before April 22, 2021 to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote By Internet: Before The Meeting: Go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. During The Meeting: Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/URI2021. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card. D32244-P49949


 

 

Voting Items THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VO TE "FO R" EA C H D IR ECT OR N OMI NE E, "FOR" PROPOSAL 2, "FOR" PROPOSAL 3, AND “AGAINST” PROPOSAL 4. 1. Election of Directors 1a. José B. Alvarez 2. Ratification of Appointment of Public Accounting Firm 3. Advisory Approval of Executive Compensation 1b. Marc A. Bruno 1c. Matthew J. Flannery 1d. Bobby J. Griffin 1e. Kim Harris Jones 1f. Terri L. Kelly 1g. Michael J. Kneeland 4. Stockholder Proposal to Improve Shareholder Written Consent THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED AS DIRECTED BY THE UNDERSIGNED. IF NO DIRECTION IS GIVEN WITH RESPECT TO A NOMINEE OR PROPOSAL, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED "FOR" ALL NOMINEES IN PROPOSAL 1, "FOR" PROPOSAL 2, "FOR" PROPOSAL 3, AND “AGAINST” PROPOSAL 4. 1h. Gracia C. Martore 1i. Filippo Passerini 1j. Donald C. Roof 1k. Shiv Singh D32245-P49949