Alcatel-Lucent: Results of Annual Shareholders Meeting of May 7, 2013
Appointments of CEO Michel Combes and Kim Crawford Goodman to Board of Directors ratified and renewals for Philippe Camus, Jean C. Monty and Carla Cico.
Paris, May 7, 2013 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today held its annual ordinary Shareholders Meeting in Paris. Shareholders present or represented by proxy voted, in aggregate, a total of 521.8 million shares, which represented a quorum of 22.97 per cent. They approved all proposed resolutions as part of the ordinary meeting.
The Shareholders’ Meeting thus approved the 2012 statutory financial statements of the parent company and consolidated financial statements, and decided to transfer to retained earnings its 2012 result.
The meeting also ratified the appointments of Michel Combes (Chief Executive Officer, Alcatel-Lucent) and Kim Crawford Goodman (non-executive director), as well as renewed the mandates of Philippe Camus (Chairman), Jean C. Monty (Vice-Chairman) and Carla Cico for a further three years, and appointed Gilles Le Dissez as a Board observer.
The Shareholders Meeting also approved terms regarding the pension benefits and termination rights of Michel Combes, as announced in the press release of March 14, 2013.
The resolutions, as part of the Extraordinary Meeting which have not been submitted to the vote and due to the quorum threshold not being met, will be submitted at a new meeting to be called in the next two months.
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 innovations are regularly recognized by international institutions for their positive impact on society. In 2012 and for the second year running, Alcatel-Lucent was named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators, recognition for the company’s continued addition to its world-class patent portfolio, one of the largest in the telecom industry. Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for its sustainability performance. In 2012 the company was ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Through its innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission of Realizing the Potential of a Connected World
With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris