PARIS, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) annual ordinary and extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting held on May 29, 2009 approved all the proposed resolutions. Shareholders present or represented by proxy had in the aggregate a total of 1,152.6 million shares, which represented a quorum of 51.008 per cent.

The Shareholders' Meeting thus approved the 2008 financial and consolidated statements.

For 2008, there was no dividend distribution.

The appointments as Directors of Mr. Stuart E. Eizenstat, Mr. Louis R. Hughes, Mr. Jean C. Monty, and Mr. Olivier Piou have been ratified. They were decided by the Board meeting held on December 11, 2008. All four have been appointed for the remaining term of office of the Directors they replace, i.e., for a period expiring at the end of the Shareholders' Meeting called to approve the financial statements of fiscal year ended on December 31, 2009.

The terms of office of Ms. Sylvia Jay and Mr. Jean-Cyril Spinetta, which expired today, have been renewed for a 4-year period.

The Shareholders' Meeting will be available for replay from Saturday, May 30, 2009 on Alcatel-Lucent's Investor pages at:

About Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is the trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, providing solutions that to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivalled technical and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry. With operations in more than 130 countries and the most experienced global services organization in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with a global reach. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 16.98 billion in 2008 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:

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