BNY Mellon Shareowner Services Appointed as Stock Option Plan Administrator for Mitel


JERSEY CITY, N.J., February 22, 2011 — BNY Mellon Shareowner Services announced today that it has been appointed stock option plan administrator for Mitel (Nasdaq: MITL).  Based in Ottawa, Canada, Mitel appointed BNY Mellon as transfer agent to support Mitel's NASDAQ listing following an IPO last year.

"This mandate adds an important new dimension to our valued relationship with Mitel," said Elizabeth DaSilva, Managing Director and Head of Client Relationship and Product Management for BNY Mellon Shareowner Services.  "We welcome the opportunity to leverage our integrated services and thereby add value to our relationship by delivering a superior service experience to Mitel and its plan participants."

Mitel (Nasdaq: MITL) is a global provider of business communications and collaboration software and services. Mitel's Freedom architecture provides the flexibility and simplicity organizations need to support today's dynamic work environment. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel delivers a powerful suite of advanced communications and collaboration capabilities that provides freedom from walled garden architectures and enables organizations to implement best-of-breed solutions on any network; extends the "in-office" experience anywhere, on any device; and offers choice of commercial options to fit business needs. For more information visit: http://www.mitel.com.  

BNY Mellon Shareowner Services is a leading provider of corporate equity solutions for more than 2,100 institutional clients representing 35 million shareowner accounts worldwide, and administers employee stock plans with more than 2.7 million participants.  BNY Mellon Shareowner Services is part of BNY Mellon's Issuer Services group, which is also a leading provider of corporate trust services, serving more than $11 trillion in outstanding debt, and is the market leader in depositary receipts, with more than 1,300 sponsored programs.  More information about Shareowner Services is available at www.bnymellon.com/shareownerservices.

BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $25.0 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.17 trillion in assets under management, services $12.0 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.6 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.