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Mr. McBee, with more than 20 years experience in telecommunications, most recently served as President of the
"Rich brings with him exceptional operational leadership and a proven ability to drive growth and increase market share," said Terence H. Matthews, chairman of Mitel's board of directors. "We are excited to have Rich lead our talented management team and position the company for long-term sustainable growth."
"I am thrilled to join a world-class organization that has a proven track record of driving technological innovation," said Mr. McBee. "It is an honor to lead Mitel as it enters its next phase of growth backed by a comprehensive suite of IP-based solutions and a strong network of global partners."
Richard McBee succeeds current Mitel CEO, Don Smith, who on
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