EXECUTIVE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
1. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of the Cymer Inc. Executive Deferred Compensation Plan (the "Plan") is to aid Cymer Inc. and its
subsidiaries in attracting and retaining key employees by providing a non-qualified compensation deferral vehicle.
2.01 BENEFICIARY -- "Beneficiary" means the person or persons designated as such in accordance with
2.02 BOARD OF DIRECTORS -- "Board of Directors" means the Board of Directors of Cymer Inc.
2.03 CALENDAR QUARTER -- "Calendar Quarter" means any of the four calendar quarters in a full calendar
year (e.g. January, February & March comprise the first calendar quarter).
2.04 COMMITTEE -- "Committee" means a Committee of two or more directors of the Company appointed by
the Board of Directors of Cymer Inc. that will administer the Plan pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the
2.05 COMPANY -- "Company" means Cymer Inc. and, for purposes of
Section 2.24 and such other purposes as determined by the Committee, shall include any subsidiary of Cymer
2.06 COMPENSATION -- "Compensation" means the Participant's Executive Incentive Plan (EIP) annual
incentive bonus, or other items deemed Compensation by the Committee for purposes of this Plan.
2.07 CYCLE -- "Cycle" means the twelve month pay-in period for each deferral. The first Cycle shall begin on
January 1, 2000 and end on December 31, 2000. The following Cycles shall begin on January 1 of each year
and end on December 31 of such year.
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CYMER INC. EXECUTIVE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
2.08 DEFERRAL AMOUNT -- "Deferral Amount" means the total amount of
Elective Deferred Compensation and/or Non-Elective Deferred
Compensation with respect to a Participant.
2.09 DEFERRED COMPENSATION ACCOUNT -- "Deferred Compensation Accoun