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Mitel Networks Corp (MNW.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Terence Matthews

72 2001 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard McBee

51 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Spooner

57 2003 Chief Financial Officer

B. Kumar

President - Mitel Mobile Division

Thomas Lokar

49 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer

Graham Bevington

55 2015 Chief Sales Officer, Executive Vice President

Jon Brinton

51 2015 Executive Vice President, President - Mitel Cloud Division

Wes Durow

2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Peter Charbonneau

62 2001 Lead Independent Director

Benjamin Ball

50 2007 Independent Director

John McHugh

55 2010 Independent Director

Sudhakar Ramakrishna

48 2016 Independent Director

David Williams

74 2014 Independent Director

Michael McCarthy

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Terence Matthews

Dr. Terence Hedley (Terry) Matthews serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Mitel Networks Corp. He is founder, Chairman and a shareholder. Dr. Matthews has been a member of board of directors since February 16, 2001 and has been involved with the company and previously with Mitel Corporation (re-named Zarlink Semiconductor Inc. and recently acquired by Microsemi Corporation), for over 20 years. In 2001, companies controlled by Dr. Matthews purchased a controlling interest in Mitel Corporation’s communications systems division and the “Mitel” trademarks to form Mitel. Between 1986 and 2000, Dr. Matthews founded Newbridge Networks Corporation and served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. Dr. Matthews is also the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover International Corporation, an investment group with offices in the United Kingdom and Canada with investments in a broad range of next-generation technology companies, real estate and hotels and resorts. In addition, Dr. Matthews is currently Chairman, or serves on the board of directors, of a number of high technology companies including CounterPath Corporation, TrueContext Corporation, Solace Systems and DragonWave Inc. He also resigned from Bridgewater Systems Inc. in August 2011, which is now a division of Amdocs Corporation. Dr. Matthews holds an honors degree in electronics from the University of Wales, Swansea and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has been awarded honorary doctorates by several universities, including the University of Wales, Glamorgan and Swansea, and Carleton University in Ottawa. In 1994, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and in the 2001 Queen’s Birthday Honours, he was awarded a Knighthood. In 2011, he was appointed Patron of the Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University.

Richard McBee

Mr. Richard D. McBee serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Mitel Networks Corp. He brings more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications to the Company, was appointed to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McBee served as President of the Communications & Enterprise Group of Danaher Corporation. In this role, he was responsible for annual sales derived from carrier, enterprise, and SMB markets via both direct sales and channel partners. Mr. McBee joined Danaher in 2007 as President, Tektronix Communications, following the acquisition by Danaher of Tektronix. During his 15 years with Tektronix, he held a variety of positions including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Communications Business Unit; Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Service and Marketing; and Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Initiatives. Mr. McBee holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Chapman School of Business and Economics and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science in 1986.

Steven Spooner

Mr. Steven E. (Steve) Spooner serves as Chief Financial Officer of Mitel Networks Corp. He joined the Company in June 2003 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Spooner has more than 25 years of financial, administrative and operational experience with companies in the high technology and telecommunications sectors. Between April 2002 and June 2003, he was an independent management consultant for various technology companies. From February 2000 to March 2002, Mr. Spooner was President and Chief Executive Officer of Stream Intelligent Networks Corp., a competitive access provider and supplier of point-to-point high speed managed bandwidth. From February 1995 to February 2000, Mr. Spooner served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CrossKeys Systems Corporation, a publicly traded company between 1997 and 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Spooner was Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller of SHL Systemhouse Inc., also a publicly traded company. He held progressively senior financial management responsibilities at Digital Equipment of Canada Ltd. from 1984 to 1990 and at Wang Canada Ltd. from 1990 to 1992. Mr. Spooner is an honours Commerce graduate of Carleton University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and in 2011 was elected by the Institute as a Fellow of the Institute in recognition of career achievements and leadership contributions to the community and to the profession. Mr. Spooner also holds the ICD.D certification, having completed the Directors’ Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada.

B. Kumar

Mr. B. G. Kumar serves as President - Mitel Mobile Division of the Company. BG Kumar is a mobile industry veteran and recognized leader in the telecommunications and software industry, with nearly 25 years of experience leading both start-up companies and large publicly traded companies. As President of Mitel's Mobile Division, BG brings his leadership experience, extensive knowledge of the mobile industry, technical expertise, and strong customer relationships to the mandate of expanding Mitel's leadership in the mobile market. Prior to Mitel, BG was Global Head of R&D at Imagine Communications, and held several executive-level positions at Genband, including EVP, Chief Product Officer, and EVP and President of Genband's Multimedia Business Unit. He was also EVP of engineering and operations at Mavenir, responsible for the worldwide engineering and operations teams across five countries. Prior to Mavenir, BG was Vice President of Softswitch Solutions Engineering within Tekelec's switching business unit after a company he helped build (Vocal Data) was acquired. BG began his career with Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies, where he held several senior-level leadership positions. He graduated with honors from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master's degree in Computer Science. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Managerial Leadership at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Leadership Development Program at Duke University.

Thomas Lokar

Mr. Thomas Gerald Lokar serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of Mitel Networks Corp. Mr. Lokar has more than 18 years of experience in the technology sector and brings to the company deep expertise in organization effectiveness, talent management, and employee development from his previous time at several Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Lokar worked for Hewlett- Packard as Vice President of Human Resources for Enterprise Services, Global Outsourcing, and Application Services. Prior to that, he spent six years at AOL as Senior Vice President of HR Products, Platforms, and Technology Development, before leaving to become president and co-founder of an online career management and talent management start-up. Mr. Lokar has also worked at Bristol Myers Squibb in leadership development, as well as spent seven years in management consulting. He holds a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Kansas State University. He earned his BA from the University of Detroit.

Graham Bevington

Mr. Graham Bevington serves as Chief Sales Officer, Executive Vice President of Mitel Networks Corp., with effect from 7 April 2015. In this role, Mr. Bevington will have general management responsibility and accountability for Mitel's worldwide sales operations. He will work to co-ordinate and leverage opportunities across regions through global strategic accounts, and to establish a global network of distribution partners to drive Mitel's market presence. In addition, with a strategic vision to expand Mitel's historic strength in vertical markets, Mr. Bevington will introduce and implement a series of global vertical market sales programs. He will also play a lead role in assessing and evaluating potential merger and acquisition opportunities for the company. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Bevington has held a series of senior sales management positions at Mitel for more than 15 years. Under his leadership, Mitel has successfully entered and expanded its market presence in regions around the world. Prior to his current position, Mr. Bevington led Mitel's Europe, Middle East and Africa sales organization, which now holds the No. 1 market share position.

Jon Brinton

Mr. Jon D. Brinton serves as Executive Vice President, President - Mitel Cloud Division of Mitel Networks Corp. Mr. Jon was most recently EVP and General Manager, Mitel Cloud Services, leading the company's global Cloud initiatives, including our wholesale Powered by Mitel® Service Providers initiative, our retail Cloud business, and Mitel's US-based Communications Service Provider, Mitel NetSolutions Inc. Jon came to Mitel in mid-1999 through the acquisition of his company, Network Services Agency, Inc. by Inter-Tel Technologies (Inter-Tel was acquired by Mitel in 2007). Since then, he has held various positions within the organization, including Vice President of Network Services, President of Mitel Network Services Agency, and President of Mitel NetSolutions. He was also General Manager responsible for the day-to-day management of the Mitel Network Services Group, which included Mitel NetSolutions, Mitel Mobile, Mitel AnyWare, and Mitel Network Services. Prior to the acquisition of Network Services Agency, Inc. in June 1999, he had served as its President and primary shareholder. Mr. Brinton holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Canyon University.

Wes Durow

Mr. Wes Durow serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Mitel Networks Corp., with effect from 9 April 2015. Mr. Durow is a 20-year tech industry veteran with deep domain knowledge in cloud-based, real-time communications for both enterprises and service providers. He joins Mitel from Sonus Networks where, as vice-president of global marketing, he was responsible for all marketing activities globally, as well as inside sales and training. Before joining Sonus, Mr. Durow was chief marketing officer at Fonality, where he focused on accelerating the adoption of unified communications in a software-as-a-service model. Mr. Durow also served as vice-president and general manager of global marketing for Avaya, where he guided global marketing initiatives following their 2009 acquisition of Nortel's enterprise division. Mr. Durow spent more than a decade with Nortel in a number of leadership roles, including end-to-end marketing, go-to-market and strategic planning for its enterprise business. Mr. Durow began his career in advertising, helping build brands for leading companies including American Airlines, Pace Picante sauce, NationsBank (now Bank of America), the Dial Corp. and GTE (now Verizon). Mr. Durow earned his master's degree in advertising from Northwestern University and his bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Northern Iowa.

Peter Charbonneau

Mr. Peter D. Charbonneau serves as Lead Independent Director of Mitel Networks Corp. He is a General Partner at Skypoint Capital Corporation, an early-stage technology venture capital firm, a position he has held since January 2001. From June 2000 to December 2000, Mr. Charbonneau was an Executive Vice President of March Networks Corporation. Mr. Charbonneau was appointed to board of directors on February 16, 2001. Prior to his involvement with March Networks Corporation, Mr. Charbonneau spent 13 years at Newbridge Networks Corporation acting in numerous capacities including as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman. He also served as a member of Newbridge Networks Corporation’s board of directors between 1996 and 2000. Mr. Charbonneau currently serves on the board of directors of a number of other companies, the majority of which are technology companies, including CounterPath Corporation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Teradici Corporation, and True Context Corporation. He resigned from the Board of March Networks Corporation, which was recently acquired by Infinova (Canada) Limited. Mr. Charbonneau holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ottawa and an MBA from University of Western Ontario. He has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1979 and in June 2003 was elected by the Institute as a Fellow of the Institute in recognition of career achievements and leadership contributions to the community and to the profession. Mr. Charbonneau also holds the ICD.D certification, having completed the Directors’ Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada.

Benjamin Ball

Mr. Benjamin H. Ball serves as an Independent Director of Mitel Networks Corp. He is a Founding Partner of Francisco Partners Management, LLC, which is a private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the information technology market. Mr. Ball focuses primarily on investments in the communications and hardware systems sectors. Mr. Ball was appointed to board of directors on October 23, 2007. He also serves on the board of directors of Data Connection, Electrical Components International, WatchGuard and WebTrends. Prior to founding Francisco Partners, Mr. Ball was a Vice President with TA Associates where he led private equity investments in the software, semiconductor and communications segments. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ball worked for AEA Investors, a New York-based private equity firm, and also for the consulting firm of Bain & Company. Mr. Ball holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

John McHugh

Mr. John P. McHugh serves as an Independent Director of Mitel Networks Corp. Mr. McHugh was appointed to board of directors on March 12, 2010. Mr. McHugh is an enterprise networking industry veteran with almost 30 years of related experience. Mr. McHugh is the Chief Marketing Officer for Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a public company which offers data center networking and end-to-end enterprise and service provider networking solutions. Prior to his current role, Mr. McHugh was Vice President and General Manager of Nortel Networks Limited’s Enterprise Network Solutions Business Unit and oversaw the restructuring and divestiture of that organization from Nortel. He also served briefly as a consultative executive at Silver Lake Management, L.L.C. where he worked on technology and company evaluations. Mr. McHugh also had a 26-year career at Hewlett-Packard Co., where he held a variety of executive management positions including Vice President and Worldwide General Manager of HP ProCurve. Mr. McHugh was responsible for global operations, sales, channels, marketing, R&D, strategic planning and business development. Mr. McHugh holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Sudhakar Ramakrishna

Mr. Sudhakar Ramakrishna serves as Independent Director of Mitel Networks Corporation. He has Chief Executive Officer for Pulse Secure LLC since July 2015; Senior Vice President of Products and has served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise and Service Provider Division at Citrix Systems Inc. since March 2013; prior to that, he served as President, Products and Services from February 2012 to March 2013 at Polycom Inc. Mr. Ramakrishna also served as Executive Vice President , General Manager, Unified Communications Solutions and Chief Development Officer at Polycom Inc. from February 2011 to February, 2012 and as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Unified Communications Products and Chief Development Officer from October 2010 to February 2011. Prior to joining Polycom, Mr. Ramakrishna served as Corporate Vice President and General Manager for Wireless Broadband Access Solutions and Software at Motorola, Inc., from May 2007 to October 2010.

David Williams

Mr. David M. (Dave) Williams serves as Independent Director of Mitel Networks Corp. He was Independent Corporate Director of several Canadian companies including President’s Choice Bank, Chairman of Toronto Hydro Corporation, Chairman of Morrison Lamothe Inc. and lead Director of Mattamy Homes Corporation. Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation from February 2011 to November 2011. Mr. Williams is a graduate of the ICD Corporate Governance College and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Michael McCarthy

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