Paris, June 8, 2012 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) held today its annual joint ordinary and extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting in Paris. Shareholders present or represented by proxy voted, in aggregate, a total of 792 million shares, which represented a quorum of 34.94 per cent. They approved all proposed resolutions.
The Shareholders’ Meeting thus approved the 2011 statutory financial statements of the parent company and consolidated financial statements, and decided to transfer to retained earnings its 2011 result.
It also ratified the recommendation of the Board of directors to renew the terms of office as members of the Board of directors of Lady Silvia Jay and Mr. Jean-Cyril Spinetta for two year mandates, of Messrs. Stuart E. Eizenstat, Louis R. Hughes and Olivier Piou for three year mandates, as well as the terms of office as Board observer of Mr. Bertrand Lapraye for three year mandate.
Last, the Shareholders’ Meeting approved the renewal of the delegation of authority to the Board of Directors for the financial authorizations to increase the share capital, limits being identically renewed over a 26-month period.
The Shareholders’ Meeting presentations will be available for replay from today in the evening on Alcatel-Lucent’s Investor pages at: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/investors.
About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. Alcatel-Lucent was named one of MIT Technology Review's 2012 Top 50 list of the "World's Most Innovative Companies" for breakthroughs such as lightRadio™, which cuts power consumption and operating costs on wireless networks while delivering lightning fast Internet access. Through such innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission - Realizing the Potential of a Connected World.
With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 15.3 billion in 2011 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
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