Tim Gaines Appointed as Mitel Networks Corp. (MITL) VP of Sales for the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America
Leading cloud and premises-based unified communications software solutions provider Mitel has announced that industry veteran Tim Gaines has been chosen to lead the company’s sales team in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. An innovator in VoIP and communications technology, Gaines is the newest addition to Mitel’s sales leadership team in the Americas, which continues to grow under the direction of Joe Vitalone, executive vice president of sales for the Americas.
Possessing more than two decades of sales and management experience, Gaines is a seasoned executive sales leader who has built and managed successful sales organizations for several companies. He has held senior positions for various organizations, including ShoreTel, where he served as Western regional vice president of sales for the past six years and, most recently, vice president of sales North America. Before that, Gaines served as vice president of sales at Covad Communications (now MegaPath); he also presided as general manager for a U.S. subsidiary of Fujitsu.
“Mitel is poised for growth as organizations seek to improve collaboration and focus on delivering deeper, more immersive customer experiences,” Gaines said. “In addition Mitel is extremely well positioned competitively with an attractive, straightforward path to the cloud through its Freedom Architecture. This is an exciting time to be part of the Mitel team and I’m thrilled to help the company take advantage of this tremendous market opportunity.”
Mitel is a world-leading provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions, and services that allow organizations to conduct business anywhere and over any medium with their choice of device. For customers in more than 100 countries, the company’s Freedom architecture – through a single cloud-ready software stream – provides the flexibility and simplicity necessary for supporting the dynamic work environment of today.