Mitel Appoints Michael McCarthy as Vice President of Investor Relations

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications software solutions, has appointed Michael McCarthy as Vice President of Investor Relations. In this role, Mr. McCarthy will have executive responsibility for managing and maintaining a comprehensive investor relations program for the company, and for communicating with both institutional and retail investors.

Mr. McCarthy reports to Mitel Chief Financial Officer, Steve Spooner.

"Mitel is intensely focused on delivering profitable growth to our customers, partners and shareholders," said Mr. Spooner. "Michael McCarthy is a seasoned investor relations professional with strong street-facing communications capabilities that will give us the expertise and focus to proactively and clearly articulate our vision, growth strategy, and business developments to the investment community."

Mr. McCarthy comes to Mitel from Ambient Corporation, where he was the head of investor relations and government affairs. Prior to that, Mr. McCarthy worked in a series of progressively senior investor relations and strategic management roles at several mid-cap technology companies, including Brooks Automation, Photronics and Evergreen Solar.

About Mitel

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more information visit www.mitel.com.

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Contact Information

Amy MacLeod (media) 613-592-2122 x71245 amy_macleod@mitel.com Malcolm Brown (industry analysts) 613-592-2122 x71246 malcolm_brown@mitel.com Cynthia Hiponia (investor relations) 613-592-2122 x71997 investorrelations@mitel.com

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