NETANYA, Israel, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) announced today that the 2012 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") of Cellcom Israel Ltd. (the "Company") will be held on August 7, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. ( Israel time), at the offices of the Company, 10 Hagavish Street, Netanya, Israel. The record date for the Meeting is July 5, 2012.
The agenda of the Meeting is as follows:
(1) Re-election of Ami Erel, Shay Livnat, Raanan Cohen, Rafi Bisker, Shlomo Waxe, Haim Gavrieli, Ari Bronshtein, Ephraim Kunda and Edith Lusky as directors. Our other directors, Nochi Dankner and Assaf Topaz, and our statutory external directors, Ronit Baytel and Joseph Barnea, will continue to serve on the board as set forth in the proxy statement;(2) Reappointment of Somekh Chaikin, a member of KPMG International, as our independent auditor; and (3) Consideration of our audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2011. Quorum Two or more shareholders holding in the aggregate at least one-third of the outstanding voting power in the Company, present in person or by proxy and entitled to vote, will constitute a quorum at the Meeting. Voting Requirements Items 1 and 2 require the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the voting power in the Company present, in person or by proxy, and voting on the matter. Item 3 will not involve a vote. Proxy statements and proxy cards for use by shareholders that cannot attend the meeting in person will be sent by mail, on or about July 5, 2012, to the Company's shareholders that hold shares registered with the American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, including shares held via Depository Trust Company (DTC) members other than the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Clearinghouse. Shareholders that hold shares via the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Clearinghouse may access the proxy statement via the following websites: http://www.magna.isa.gov.il and http://maya.tase.co.il . About Cellcom Israel Cellcom Israel Ltd., established in 1994, is the leading Israeli cellular provider; Cellcom Israel provides its approximately 3.362 million subscribers (as at March 31, 2012) with a broad range of value added services including cellular and landline telephony, roaming services for tourists in Israel and for its subscribers abroad and additional services in the areas of music, video, mobile office etc., based on Cellcom Israel's technologically advanced infrastructure. Cellcom Israel operates an HSPA 3.5 Generation network enabling advanced high speed broadband multimedia services, in addition to GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks.Cellcom Israel offers Israel's broadest and largest customer service infrastructure, including telephone customer service centers, retail stores, and service and sale centers, distributed nationwide. Through its broad customer service network Cellcom Israel offers technical support, account information, direct to the door parcel delivery services, internet and fax services, dedicated centers for the hearing impaired, etc. Cellcom Israel further provides through its wholly owned subsidiaries internet connectivity services and international calling services, as well as landline telephone communication services in Israel, in addition to data communication services. Cellcom Israel's shares are traded both on the New York Stock Exchange (CEL) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (CEL). For additional information please visit the Company's website http://www.cellcom.co.il. Company Contact Yaacov Heen Chief Financial Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +972-52-998-9755 Investor Relations Contact Porat Saar CCG Investor Relations Israel & US email@example.com Tel: +1-646-233-2161 SOURCE Cellcom Israel Ltd.