Mitel Reports Voting Results From 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

OTTAWA, May 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, announced at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 14, 2015 the election of 8 nominees proposed for its Board of Directors, as set out in the Management Information Circular dated March 31, 2015. As of the April 9, 2015 record date for the determination of the shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting, 100,210,537 common shares were outstanding and eligible to vote. A total of 88,460,120 shares were voted in person or by proxy at the meeting.

The requisite number of shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including election of each of the eight director nominees as follows:

  Number of Shares
 
Percentage of Votes
Cast
     
Nominee Voted
For1

Withheld
from
Voting1
Broker
Non-Votes
 
Voted
For1

Withheld
from
Voting1
Dr. Terence H. Matthews 58,550,059 25,405,289 4,504,772 69.74 % 30.26 %
Richard D. McBee 69,445,419 14,509,929 4,504,772 82.72 % 17.28 %
Benjamin H. Ball 63,765,164 20,190,184 4,504,772 75.95 % 24.05 %
Peter D. Charbonneau 81,382,146 2,573,203 4,504,771 96.94 % 3.06 %
Andrew J. Kowal 56,714,590 27,240,758 4,504,772 67.55 % 32.45 %
John P. McHugh 81,366,856 2,588,493 4,504,771 96.92 % 3.08 %
Sudhakar Ramakrishna 83,681,396 273,953 4,504,771 99.67 % 0.33 %
David M. Williams 81,383,536 2,571,813 4,504,771 96.94 % 3.06 %

1 As the vote for each motion was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects only those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting.

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