Telesat Announces Results of 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


OTTAWA, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT), one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, announced the voting results from its annual meeting of shareholders held yesterday virtually via live audio webcast.

Shareholders of Telesat voted in favour of all items of business, including the election of each of the director nominees as follows:

 Votes ForVotes Withheld
The election of the following Directors:  
      (a)  Melanie Bernier52,631,218552,126
      (b)  Michael Boychuk52,578,439604,905
      (c)  Jason A. Caloras52,616,002567,342
      (d)  Jane Craighead51,653,4981,529,846
      (e)  Richard Fadden52,370,991812,353
      (f)  Daniel S. Goldberg52,566,356616,988
      (g)  Henry(Hank) Intven52,335,893847,451
      (h)  Dr. Mark H. Rachesky51,682,7151,500,629
      (i)  Guthrie Stewart51,405,0151,778,329
      (j)  Michael B. Targoff52,450,025733,319

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov

About Telesat

Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability and industry-leading customer service, Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT) is one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators. Telesat works collaboratively with its customers to deliver critical connectivity solutions that tackle the world’s most complex communications challenges, providing powerful advantages that improve their operations and drive profitable growth.

Continuously innovating to meet the connectivity demands of the future, Telesat Lightspeed, the company’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network, will be the first and only LEO network optimized to meet the rigorous requirements of telecom, government, maritime and aeronautical customers. Operating under its international priority Ka-band spectrum rights, Telesat Lightspeed will redefine global satellite connectivity with ubiquitous, affordable, high-capacity links with fibre-like speeds. For updates on Telesat, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, or visit www.telesat.com.                             

Contacts:

Investor Relations

Hugh Harley   Michael Bolitho
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