Unify Names Industry Veteran Paul Cunningham Chief Marketing Officer

Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services announced it has appointed Paul Cunningham to the role of Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for all of Unify’s marketing activities for its OpenScape and Circuit solution portfolios. Cunningham will also join the Unify Executive Committee.

Cunningham brings over 25 years’ experience in information and communication technology marketing to the role, having worked in a variety of organizations from large vendors such as Oracle, channel leaders including Westcon through to Software as a Service (SaaS) start-ups and specialist integration labs, as well as freelance consultancy. The breadth of insights that this varied career has given Cunningham are invaluable for Unify’s development within an industry that continues to reshape rapidly and disruptively. He succeeds Bob Clinton in the role.

“I am very pleased to welcome Paul to Unify and my Executive Committee in the role of CMO, as his wealth of experience will be invaluable as Unify continues to grow its business and deliver solutions to enable our customers to thrive in today’s digital workplace,” said Jon Pritchard, CEO of Unify. “Paul’s expertise and leadership will help Unify build on its foundation of innovative solutions and services to drive demand and enable Unify to meet and exceed customer and partner expectations.”

“I am delighted to be joining Unify and Atos at this pivotal moment in the development of the group,” said Paul Cunningham, CMO for Unify. “Unify, our partners and our customers stand to benefit hugely from Atos’ global leadership in digital transformation for enterprises, which will in turn inform our Circuit platform innovation and help sustain our strong market position with OpenScape. This unique combination of people, solutions, services and routes to market is strongly positioned to meet the business challenges faced by organisations around the globe – now and in the future.”