Unified Communications Industry News

TMCNet:  Mitel Appoints David Silke as Vice President of International Marketing

[May 15, 2018]

Mitel Appoints David Silke as Vice President of International Marketing

OTTAWA and LONDON, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, today announced the appointment of David Silke as Vice President of International Marketing. Silke will work across the EMEA and APAC markets, which compose Mitel’s international regions, creating new Mitel customer engagement programs that complement the company’s evolving go-to-market structure.

Silke’s appointment is the latest in a series of recent executive additions to Mitel’s APAC and EMEA management team, which began with the appointment of industry veteran Jeremy Butt to lead Mitel’s international business operations. Other hires include Richard Roberts as Vice President of UK and Ireland and EMEA Channels; Mark Duff as Vice President of International Sales Engineering and Professional Services; and Denise Bryant as Distribution Director for EMEA. Silke will work alongside these colleagues to grow market share, as customers around the world continue to move to the cloud.

Silke brings to his new role extensive experience from a 22-year career in the technology industry. He joins Mitel from Juniper Networks where he most recently led the company’s global marketing campaigns. Previously he spearheaded EMEA and APAC marketing programs for organizations including Brocade and Nortel, where he first worked in the unified communications and cllaboration space.

Based in the UK, Silke is a member of Jeremy Butt’s cabinet.


“David’s experience will be a real asset as we look to strengthen our market leader position in EMEA and grow our footprint in APAC,” said Jeremy Butt, Senior Vice President of International, Mitel. “David’s track record of taking a 360-business approach to marketing, while remaining focused on the needs of the sales organization, is closely aligned with our strategy and our customers’ growing desire to move to the cloud. We have invested in creating a highly experienced leadership team for our international region, which is really driving growth, and David adds another very valuable string to this bow.”

“Demand for cloud-enabled communications and collaboration solutions is sky-rocketing as they can both increase productivity and reduce costs. Mitel is in an incredibly strong position to help its customers make the most of this opportunity. Marketing plays a key role in driving Mitel’s growth and will help secure the company’s long-term success,” said David Silke, Vice President of International Marketing, Mitel.

Important Facts

About Mitel
A global market leader in business communications powering more than two billion business connections, Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) helps businesses and service providers connect, collaborate and provide innovative services to their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve more than 70 million business users in more than 100 countries. For more information, go to www.mitel.com and follow us on Twitter @Mitel.

Mitel is the registered trademark of Mitel Networks Corporation.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Contact Information

Media – Americas
Camille Beasley

Media – EMEA & APAC
Sandrine Quinton
+33 (0)130-964-301
Michael McCarthy

Industry Analysts
Denise Hogberg







Primary Logo

[ Back To Unified Communications's Homepage ]

Request a Quote
Become a Partner
White Papers
Customer Service in the Age of the Cloud
The ability to provide excellent customer service matters more than ever, given the expectations of consumers today. Take a recent report from Microsoft on the state of customer service, for example ...
Cloud Solutions Take the Stress Out of Moving Offices
Moving offices or opening a new location can be a serious challenge.The logistical hurdles can be daunting...
Case Studies
Gilbane Company Building
Gilbane works on large construction projects that typically last about 1-3 years. As a result, project trailers need to be equipped with a state-of-the-art phone solution but capital cost constraints prohibit purchasing equipment that will only be used for a few years...
Sable Natural Resources
Sable Natural Resources required a more flexible voice solution with advanced capabilities in combination with cost savings...
Product Sheets
Fusion360 & FusionWorks
Fusion offers a 360 degree view of the communications solutions your company needs to succeed. Fusion360 provides you with the stability of a traditional PBX phone system and the advanced unified communications features that only a next generation ...
Fusion offers a 360 degree view of the communications solutions your company needs to succeed ...