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Mitel Appoints McDowell President & CEO

October 07, 2019

By Maurice Nagle, Web Editor

Cloud communications is leading the way into the next generation of communication and collaboration. In this highly competitive and quite crowded space it is mission critical to not just have the best in breed technology, but exceptional leadership as well.

MLB’s official cloud communications provider Mitel announced the appointment of Mary T. McDowell as President and CEO of the preeminent PBX provider. After almost 10 years in charge, Rich McBee is departing, with the company in quite capable hands.

“We thank Rich for his leadership at Mitel. He has played a crucial role in transforming Mitel and we wish him the best in his future endeavors. We are committed to Mitel’s success and look forward to partnering with Mary to continue the company’s strategy of providing a clear and seamless path for every business to move to the cloud,” said Andrew Frey, Mitel board member and partner at Searchlight Capital Partners. “Mary’s proven operating experience and success in guiding technology companies through market transitions make her an ideal choice to guide Mitel in this next chapter.”

Mitel boasts a daily user base of over 70 million, with a growing UCaaS business and recent accolades from Frost & Sullivan. McDowell grabs the baton as the cloud communications provider is on the ascent.

“Mitel has a storied history of innovation, a trusted brand and a unique ability to meet customers wherever they are on their path to the cloud,” said Mitel’s new President and CEO, Mary T. McDowell. “I’m excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and eager to work closely with Mitel’s experienced team and network of partners to continue delivering solutions that make communications and collaboration more seamless for our customers.”

Are your communications in the cloud, yet?

Edited by Maurice Nagle


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