MDA Announces Election of Directors

RICHMOND, BC, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the eight nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 26, 2014 were elected directors of MDA.  The detailed results of the votes held at its annual and special general meeting held on May 1, 2014 (the "Meeting") as set forth below:

  Votes FOR    Votes WITHHELD
  Numbers     %   Numbers     %
Robert L. Phillips 30,116,946     97.29   839,725     2.71
Daniel E. Friedmann 30,947,284     99.97   9,387     0.03
Brian C. Bentz 30,898,505     99.81   58,166     0.19
Thomas S. Chambers 30,814,198     99.54   142,473     0.46
Dennis H. Chookaszian    30,875,998     99.74   80,673     0.26
Brian G. Kenning 30,778,960     99.43   177,711     0.57
Fares F. Salloum 30,827,015     99.58   129,656     0.42
Eric J. Zahler 30,953,026     99.99   3,645     0.01

All other matters voted on at the Meeting carried. Final voting results on all matters at the Meeting have now been filed with Canadian Securities Regulators.

About MDA

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide.

MDA's business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, primarily in the Communications sector and the Surveillance and Intelligence sector. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.

MDA's established global customer base is served by more than 4,800 employees operating from 11 locations in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

The Company's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MDA."

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www.mdacorporation.com

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Wendy Keyzer
MDA External Relations
(604) 231-2743
wendy@mdacorporation.com