Mitel Names Martyn Etherington New Chief Marketing Officer

August 27, 2012

MitelĀ® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of unified communications software solutions, today announced the appointment of Martyn Etherington to the position of chief marketing officer. Mr. Etherington joins Mitel's senior management team reporting to chief executive officer, Rich McBee. In this capacity Martyn assumes oversight responsibility for all aspects of Mitel's corporate marketing strategy and programs globally.

With more than 25 years' experience with multinational technology companies including IBM, Sequent Computer Systems and Digital Equipment Corporation, and a proven track record for global brand building and sales growth, Mr. Etherington joins Mitel from Tektronix where he most recently held the position of vice president worldwide marketing. An awarding winning marketing executive acknowledged for his digital marketing expertise, Martyn is a member of the advisory committee and vice chair of the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council in North America.

Stephen Beamish transitions from vice president of Marketing and Business Development to vice president of Business Development reporting to Rich McBee.

About Mitel

A global market leader in business communications powering more than two billion business connections, Mitel helps businesses and service providers connect, collaborate and provide innovative services to their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve business users in more than 100 countries. For more information, go to www.mitel.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mitel.

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