Mitel Appoints Bob Agnes Executive Vice President and General Manager of Asia
Continues to Build Global Presence With a Focus on Growth and Development in
OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a
global leader in business communications, has named Bob Agnes Executive Vice
President & General Manager of Mitel's Asia Pacific (APAC) operations. Within
this role, Agnes will continue to strengthen the company's regional leadership
and expand Mitel market share in this key geography. He will be based in Hong
"We continue to strengthen Mitel's regional leadership and capabilities
worldwide as we build out our global footprint. Bob Agnes has deep experience
in successfully growing businesses and is a strong addition to Mitel, heading
up our growing business in Asia Pacific," said Rich McBee, CEO, Mitel.
With more than 30 years of experience, Agnes has managed regional teams around
the world, with a strong focus on Asia Pacific. He has led operations for
several mobile technology and equipment manufacturing companies with a focus
on growth. As VP of Tektronix in Shanghai, for example, he helped his company
grow market share in China with a sharp focus on promoting core competencies
and empowering a successful sales team.
"Mitel is experiencing incredible momentum and continues to grow globally.
Asia Pacific represents a significant opportunity to expand Mitel's leadership
in business communications. I'm looking forward to build on that momentum and
leadership to grow Mitel's presence in Asia Pacific with a focus on strategic
markets," said Agnes.
Mitel®(Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global leader in business communications
that easily connect employees, partners and customers -- anywhere, anytime and
over any device, for the smallest business to the largest
enterprise.Miteloffers customers maximum choice with one of the industry's
broadest portfolios and the best path to the cloud. With more thanUS$1
billionin combined annual revenue, 60 millionend-usercustomers worldwide,
and #1 market share in Western Europe,Mitel is a clearmarket leader in
business communications. For more information, go towww.mitel.com.
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