Tellabs' Stockholders Elect Three Directors and Vote on Executive Compensation

Tellabs declares regular dividend of 2 cents per share

May 04, 2011, 17:00 ET from Tellabs

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At Tellabs' annual stockholders meeting today, stockholders:

a) Re-elected current directors Frank Ianna, Stephanie Pace Marshall and William F. Souders.  To view biographies of the Tellabs Board of Directors, please visit

b) Approved an advisory resolution regarding executive compensation.

c) Recommended a one-year frequency on the advisory resolution regarding executive compensation.

d) Ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Tellabs' independent auditors for 2011.

Tellabs also announced a quarterly dividend of 2 cents per share. The cash dividend is payable on May 27 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 13.

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