Mitel Continues to Expand U.S. Leadership Team With Appointment of Chuck Krogman as Vice President of Contact Center Sales

Mitel Continues to Expand U.S. Leadership Team With Appointment of Chuck
Krogman as Vice President of Contact Center Sales

Builds on Growing Momentum and Further Strengthens Sales Leadership

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Building on its contact center
momentum and further expanding its sales executive bench, Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL)
(TSX:MNW), has appointed Chuck Krogman as U.S. vice president of sales for
contact center. Reporting into executive vice president of sales for the
Americas Joe Vitalone, Krogman is positioned to further grow Mitel's contact
center business.

"We believe that customer-facing solutions, such as contact center, have
emerged as a top IT priority for organizations looking to build customer
loyalty and grow their business. This represents a tremendous opportunity for
Mitel," said Vitalone. "Chuck Krogman is one of the most respected and
effective people in the industry, recently named among the 'People You Need to
Know' in media. He is leading our contact center charge as we look to build on
our momentum and become even more competitive. In fact, he's hit the ground
running and we are already seeing positive results."

Contact center is a strategic area of investment and growth for Mitel along
with cloud solutions. Announced earlier this year, the MiCloud sales team has
focuses on creating and enabling cloud opportunities that have led to a steady
increase in cloud sales for Mitel. Following that same strategy, the Contact
Center sales team is already showing results.

"Today's leading companies are focused on delivering immersive customer
experiences that attract new customers and build loyalty. Mitel knows how to
empower organizations with solutions that engage their customers to create
competitive advantage. We are poised and ready to help our base and new
customers provide the high-touch services they need to exceed expectations and
build preference among their own customers," said Krogman.

Krogman joins Mitel after more than 13 years in sales for ShoreTel, where he
most recently led the vertical markets team. He brings to the position a deep
understanding of the industry combined with contact center and cloud
expertise. His contact center sales team are both leading and enabling new
opportunities, working closely with the Mitel channel.

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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