Avaya Appoints New Channel Leader

To further drive the transformation and growth of its business and strengthen its leadership team, Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA), a global provider of solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, has appointed Jon Brinton as vice president, North America Channel Sales, the company said.

Brinton will be responsible for Avaya´s channel sales strategy, driving growth and profitability by supporting the success of its extensive network of partners, distributors and resellers, while building and managing enablement programs focused on recruiting, educating, and empowering this important route-to-market.

Brinton comes to Avaya from Mitel Networks, where he was President of the Cloud Division from its inception through expansion to a global market share provider of the Unified Communications as a Service market. In addition, he held positions with worldwide responsibility for Contact Center solutions and other senior leadership roles. Prior to Mitel, Brinton´s two decades of leadership included a number of key senior management roles for companies in the networking and communications industry.

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