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Voting Items
The Board of Directors recommends you vote
FOR the following:

1. Election of Class III Directors

01 Shelley J. Bausch
02 Kevin M. Fogarty        
03 Karen A. Twitchell

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3 and 4.

2. Advisory vote on the compensation of named executive officers.

3. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the 2018 fiscal year.

4. To approve and adopt an amendment to the Kraton Corporation 2016 Equity and Cash Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares available for issuance thereunder.

In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote upon such business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof.