GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.
PERFORMANCE SHARE AWARD AGREEMENT
A. The Corporation has implemented the Plan for the purpose of providing incentives to attract, retain and motivate
eligible Employees, Directors and Consultants to continue their service relationship with the Corporation.
B. Participant is to render valuable services to the Corporation (or a Related Entity), and this Agreement is executed
pursuant to, and is intended to carry out the purposes of, the Plan in connection with the Corporation’s issuance of shares of
Common Stock to Participant thereunder.
C. All capitalized terms in this Agreement shall have the meaning assigned to them in the attached Appendix A.
NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby agreed as follows:
1. Grant of Restricted Stock Units . The Corporation hereby awards to Participant, as of the Award Date indicated below,
an award (the “Award”) of Performance Shares under the Corporation’s 2004 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended (the “Plan”).
Each Performance Share which vests pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall provide Participant with the right to receive
one or more shares of Common Stock on the designated issuance date. The number of shares of Common Stock subject to the
awarded Performance Shares, the applicable performance vesting requirement for those shares, the date on which those vested
shares of Common Stock shall become issuable and the remaining terms and conditions governing the Award, including the
applicable service vesting requirement, shall be as set forth in this Agreement.
Award Date :
Designated Number of
Performance Shares :
The actual number of shares of Common Stock that may become issuable pursuant to the
Performance Shares awarded under this Agreement shall be determined in accordance with
the Vesting Schedule below. For purposes of the percentage calculations set forth in the