Bob Agnes is EVP and President of Mitel’s Enterprise Division, responsible for strengthening and growing this important foundational business.
Prior to this role, Bob was EVP and General Manager of Mitel’s Asia-Pacific Operations, focused on implementing the company’s strategy in this key geography.
With more than 30 years in global telecommunications organizations, Bob is a results-driven leader with deep experience successfully growing businesses. He has a track record of achieving strong financial performance and profitability, architecting strategic business acquisitions, and building high-performance management teams.
Bob began his career as a software engineer with Hamilton Standard, a subsidiary of United Technologies. He moved to a sales engineer position with Tektronix, Inc., in 1985. For the next 21 years, he held various roles with Tektronix, including leading several key businesses. Among his leadership roles at Tektronix, Bob was Vice President and General Manager of the company’s video business, Vice President and General Manager of Tektronix Berlin, head of Sales and Operations in the Pacific region, and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives.
Prior to his career at Tektronix, Bob was President of Asia-Pacific for Lectra S.A.; Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for X-Rite America, Inc.; Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing; and President of Asia-Pacific for PartMiner Worldwide, Inc.
Bob earned his Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering (ASEE) from Hartford State Technical College (Hartford, Connecticut), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Connecticut School of Engineering. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Fox University (Newburg, Oregon).