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BlackBerry Announces Election Results for the Company's Board of Directors

June 22, 2016

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(June 22, 2016) - BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) announced today that the eight nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 5, 2016 for the Company's annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 22, 2016, were elected as directors to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Company or until their successors are elected or appointed. The detailed results of the vote are set out below.

Nominee Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
John Chen 238,133,776 96.94 7,515,474 3.06
Michael Daniels 244,189,398 99.41 1,459,852 0.59
Timothy Dattels 244,460,469 99.52 1,188,782 0.48
Richard Lynch 244,348,607 99.47 1,300,643 0.53
Laurie Smaldone Alsup 244,388,202 99.49 1,261,048 0.51
Barbara Stymiest 244,013,597 99.33 1,635,653 0.67
V. Prem Watsa 236,082,306 96.11 9,566,944 3.89
Wayne Wouters 244,580,315 99.56 1,068,936 0.44

About BlackBerry

BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. We secure the world's most sensitive data across all end points - from cars to smartphones - making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Company trades under the ticker symbols "BB" on the Toronto Stock Exchange and "BBRY" on the NASDAQ. For more information, visit

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