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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Annual Meeting of Stockholders to Be Held on April 3, 2013.




Meeting Information



Meeting Type:           Annual Meeting

   For holders as of:      February 8, 2013
   Date: April 3, 2013    Time: 3:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight time

Location:   ARIA Resort & Casino

3730 Las Vegas Boulevard

Las Vegas, Nevada 89158








You are receiving this Notice of Annual Meeting and Internet Availability because you hold shares in the above named company.


  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 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.




 Before You Vote  


How to Access the Proxy Materials


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Please make the request as instructed above on or before March 20, 2013 to facilitate timely delivery.






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Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods



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Authorize Your Proxy By Mail: You can authorize your proxy by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.




Voting Items      


The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following:



1.       Election of Directors




         01)  Lee A. Chaden


         06)  Ronald L. Nelson


         02)  Bobby J. Griffin


         07)  Richard A. Noll


         03)  James C. Johnson


         08)  Andrew J. Schindler


         04)  Jessica T. Mathews


         09)  Ann E. Ziegler


         05)  J. Patrick Mulcahy


The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following proposals:


2. To approve the amended and restated Hanesbrands Inc. Omnibus Incentive Plan


3. To approve, by a non-binding, advisory vote, executive compensation as described in the Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting


4. To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Hanesbrands’ independent registered public accounting firm for Hanesbrands’ 2013 fiscal year