Mitel, which offers cloud and premises-based unified communications software solutions via the channel, has announced that Joe Vitalone will be joining the company as executive vice president of sales for the Americas. Vitalone will have executive responsibility for growing Mitel sales revenues in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America, and building strategic relationships within the regions’ channel communities.
“Mitel is known for its innovation and technology leadership in our industry, and has successfully been able to translate that leadership into a profitable business with market momentum,” said Vitalone. “They have the wind at their backs and a great opportunity to shape our industry. It’s an exciting time to be joining the team.”
An industry veteran with more than 25 years of sales and business development experience in telecom and technology industries, Vitalone joins Mitel from Shoretel, where he most recently held the position of vice president of channel management. Vitalone also has held senior sales management positions at LifeSize Communications, Polycom and CoVi Technologies, as well as PictureTel, AT&T Wireless and a previous role at Mitel.
“I am thrilled that Joe Vitalone is joining Mitel,” said Mitel president and CEO, Richard McBee. “His proven track record of revenue growth, combined with his channel expertise and strong partnering abilities, align perfectly with Mitel’s strategic direction. Joe knows our company and our customers, and is ideally placed to help us drive Mitel to the next level of growth.”