Avaya Appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a provider of solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, has announced a key, strategic addition to its executive management team as Stephen Spears joins the company in the newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer, the company said.

Reporting to President and CEO Jim Chirico, Spears will oversee the strategy, performance, and alignment of revenue operations for Avaya, helping to accelerate execution on the company´s growth strategy and delivering experiences that matter to Avaya customers and partners worldwide. In this role, Stephen will have full ownership of the company´s revenue generating organizations, customer lifecycle and go-to-client functions, including global sales and marketing, partner management and all channel related activities.

Spears´ management career spans nearly three decades and includes extensive go-to-market experience as well as deep expertise in the SaaS and Cloud arena.

Avaya enables organizations to create intelligent communications experiences for customers and employees. Avaya builds open, converged, and innovative solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration. For more, visit http://www.avaya.com.