Mitel®, a global leader in business communications, announced the appointment of Jeremy Butt to oversee the company’s operations in the EMEA region. Mitel, which already holds the #1 market share position in Europe, looks to accelerate further across the region as customers of all sizes are increasingly turning to cloud technologies to provide a path to the future.
Jeremy brings extensive, multinational go-to-market expertise that will further strengthen Mitel’s leadership team. He joins Mitel from Westcon Group, having recently served as an Executive Vice President responsible for the value-added distributor’s EMEA business. Prior to his role at Westcon Group, he held global channel leadership roles with Avaya and Symbol Technologies. He also spent time at Cisco Systems directing the organization’s EMEA distribution and resellers.
Based in the United Kingdom, Jeremy reports to Todd Abbott, Mitel Executive Vice President of Global Sales.
“The competitive landscape is being reshaped faster than ever. To survive and thrive, businesses must think differently, respond quickly and invest in technology that will serve them now and into the future,” said Todd Abbott, Mitel EVP of Global Sales and Services. “Communications and collaboration solutions are powerful tools to gain speed and efficiency within an organization and, even more importantly, to enhance customer experiences. Jeremy has been working for many years with customers in the region on every kind of technology deployment possible. There is no one better able to help them understand what it takes to modernize existing communications and chart a course to digital transformation.”
“Customers know where they want to take their business. Whether it’s a growing company, mid- or large-sized enterprise, they see tremendous opportunity to leverage communications solutions and advanced business applications to achieve a competitive advantage,” said Jeremy Butt, Mitel SVP of EMEA. “Our job at Mitel is simply to provide them the tools they need to get from where they are to where they want to be, seamlessly. Mitel is uniquely positioned to do that.”