OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications software solutions, today announced the results from its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 ("Annual Meeting").
As of the June 11, 2013 record date for the determination of the shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting, 53,702,749 shares of the Corporation's common stock were outstanding and eligible to vote. A total of 45,895,079 shares were voted in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The results of the matters voted on by shareholders at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
|Number of Shares||Percentage of Votes Cast|
|Voted For 1||Withheld from Voting 1||Broker Non-Votes||Voted For 1||Withheld from Voting 1|
|1. Election of Directors – Elected|
|Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated June 20, 2013 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting.|
|Dr. Terence H. Matthews||39,271,250||22,177||6,601,652||99.94%||0.06%|
|Richard D. McBee||39,272,008||21,419||6,601,652||99.95%||0.05%|
|Benjamin H. Ball||39,243,965||49,462||6,601,652||99.87%||0.13%|
|Peter D. Charbonneau||39,269,628||23,799||6,601,652||99.94%||0.06%|
|Andrew J. Kowal||39,243,949||49,478||6,601,652||99.87%||0.13%|
|Henry L. Perret||39,268,480||24,947||6,601,652||99.94%||0.06%|
|2. Appointment of Auditors – Passed|
|Deloitte & Touche LLP was appointed auditor of the Corporation.||45,869,452||25,627||0||99.94%||0.06%|
|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.|
About MitelMitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more information visit www.mitel.com. Mitel and the Mitel logo are registered trademarks of Mitel Networks Corporation.