THE FIFTH THIRD BANCORP MASTER
PROFIT SHARING PLAN
(as amended and restated effective as of December 31, 2000)
Pursuant to the reserved power of amendment contained in Section 12.1 of The Fifth Third Bancorp Master Profit Sharing
Plan (as amended and restated effective as of December 31, 2000) (the “Plan”), the Plan is hereby amended in the following
1. Section 4.1(a) is amended in its entirety effective January 1, 2003 to read as follows:
4.1 Compensation Reduction Contributions .
(a) Compensation Reduction .
(1) Regular 401(k) Contributions . Each Participant may enter into a compensation reduction agreement with his
Employer whereby he authorizes his Employer to reduce his Deferrable Compensation or any part thereof, by such
percentage or dollar amount prospectively as he shall specify. Such an agreement shall remain in effect until the
Participant revokes it or changes it. The Administrator may from time to time establish rules with respect to
compensation reduction contributions hereunder, including but not limited to, rules restricting the amount by which
compensation may be reduced, rules restricting such contributions to Participants whose pay is paid through the
Fifth Third payroll system, and rules respecting the time for filing forms. In accordance with such rules and
procedures as the Administrator deems appropriate, the Employer may treat a Participant as having made a
compensation reduction election unless and until a Participant affirmatively elects to revoke or revise such deemed
compensation reduction election. The maximum compensation reduction for any pay period or for any payment of
Deferrable Compensation _hen combined with voluntary after-tax contributions (if any) under Section 4.5 of the Plan
shall be 20%.
(2) Catch-Up Contributions . Each “Catch-Up Eligible Participant,” as defined below, shall be eligible to make
catch-up contributions in accordance with, and subject to the limitati