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

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 23, 2015) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) announced today that the six nominees listed in the Company’s management information circular dated May 11, 2015 for the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 23, 2015, 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.

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                                                         Votes       % Votes
Nominee                   Votes For   % Votes For     Withheld      Withheld
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John Chen               221,679,569         96.24    8,670,140          3.76
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Michael Daniels         219,022,127         95.20   11,031,582          4.80
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Timothy Dattels         216,830,306         94.13   13,519,403          5.87
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Richard Lynch           215,981,928         93.88   14,071,781          6.12
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Barbara Stymiest        218,377,409         94.92   11,676,300          5.08
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Prem Watsa              209,408,805         90.91   20,940,904          9.09
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About BlackBerry

A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry(R) revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. BlackBerry is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ:BBRY) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:BB). For more information, visit www.blackberry.com