You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of
Koppers Holdings Inc. (Koppers). The meeting will be held at the The Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 on Thursday, May 4, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
The purpose of the meeting will be to elect eight directors, to approve our Employee Stock Purchase Plan, to hold an advisory vote
on executive compensation, to hold an advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation and to ratify the audit committees appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal
This booklet includes the Notice of Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement. The proxy statement describes the
business we will conduct
at the meeting and provides information about Koppers that you should consider when you vote your shares. Also enclosed is our Annual Report, which includes our consolidated financial statements
Your vote is important regardless of how many shares you own and I urge you to vote your shares. Whether or
not you plan to attend the annual meeting, please sign, date and return the proxy card in the enclosed envelope to make sure that your shares are voted at the meeting. Voting your shares by proxy does not limit your right to be present at the
meeting and vote your shares in person.
I appreciate your continued confidence in Koppers and look forward to seeing
you at the meeting.