Mitel Appoints Michael McCarthy as Vice President of Investor Relations

Mitel Appoints Michael McCarthy as Vice President of Investor Relations

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a
leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications software
solutions, has appointed Michael McCarthy as Vice President of Investor
Relations. In this role, Mr. McCarthy will have executive responsibility for
managing and maintaining a comprehensive investor relations program for the
company, and for communicating with both institutional and retail investors.

Mr. McCarthy reports to Mitel Chief Financial Officer, Steve Spooner.

"Mitel is intensely focused on delivering profitable growth to our customers,
partners and shareholders," said Mr. Spooner. "Michael McCarthy is a seasoned
investor relations professional with strong street-facing communications
capabilities that will give us the expertise and focus to proactively and
clearly articulate our vision, growth strategy, and business developments to
the investment community."

Mr. McCarthy comes to Mitel from Ambient Corporation, where he was the head of
investor relations and government affairs. Prior to that, Mr. McCarthy worked
in a series of progressively senior investor relations and strategic
management roles at several mid-cap technology companies, including Brooks
Automation, Photronics and Evergreen Solar.

About Mitel

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications
and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable
organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of
their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom
architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and
simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more
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         Cynthia Hiponia (investor relations)
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