Mitel Announces New Executive Appointments Aimed at Furthering Customer UCaaS Adoption

Posted Date: 
26 Oct 2018
Company Press Release

Company powers nearly five million global cloud communications users each day

OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) today announced three executive appointments key to driving the company’s strategy aimed at helping customers transition to the cloud. As a global leader in business communications, Mitel is modernizing communications and collaborations, enabling companies to digitally transform their organizations for greater productivity, better customer experiences and a sharper competitive edge.

Gurdip Jande joins Mitel as Vice President of Cloud Product Lifecycle Management to evolve and execute Mitel’s global cloud strategy. Jande has more than 20 years of experience in leading strategy and development of products from concept to successful market acceptance. Prior to Mitel, Jande held senior leadership roles in product strategy and management, strategic alliances and business development at companies including Nortel, SMART Technologies and Aver Information.

As Vice President of Cloud Research and Development, Muni Madhdhipatla will be responsible for driving product innovation, bringing over 20 years’ experience in unified communications and contact center product development and engineering leadership to Mitel. Madhdhipatla most recently served as Avaya’s Vice President of Engineering where he was responsible for their top revenue-driving products.

Seasoned sales professional Rick Boyd returns to Mitel as Vice President of Cloud Sales after nearly 20 years. He previously held the position of Regional Director of Sales before leaving to join Verisign in 2000. Boyd’s extensive background in the information technology and services industry will serve to accelerate Mitel’s go-to-market cloud strategy.