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RingCentral Reveals New VP APAC Regional Sales

December 06, 2018

Cloud communications is certainly leading the way in terms of revolutionizing the way SMB to enterprise interact internally as well as engage customers. Leadership at these key firms is vital to strategy, success and overall market presence.

RingCentral announced the appointment of Peter Hughes to the role of Regional Sales Vice President for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Based out of Sydney, the industry vet is tasked with expanding the cloud communication provider’s presence in the region.

“Peter brings deep experience working with enterprises in the communications and collaboration space, and we’re excited to welcome him to RingCentral,” said Mitch Tarica, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, RingCentral. “With his knowledge of the Asia Pacific channel and his proven expertise in hiring the right talent, we’re confident that Peter will establish a strong and dynamic team of sales and technical experts to work with our customers both in Australia and across the region.”

Hughes brings with him a track record of success at Cisco, previous to joining RingCentral. Over his 16 years with Cisco, he climbed the corporate ladder to reach the position of Director of Global Sales. Before Cisco, Hughes was national sales manager for the Siemens Hicom communications platform.  

“I’m excited to join RingCentral as there is an enormous opportunity for the cloud communications market in Australia,” said Mr. Hughes. “RingCentral has been expanding its presence in Australia with strong channel partnerships. Together with the team, I look forward to empowering businesses with greater mobility, customer engagement tools, and team collaboration capabilities for enhanced productivity and ultimately business success.”

Today’s leadership determines tomorrow’s direction. In an extremely crowded and highly competitive space like cloud communications, leadership decisions matter more than ever.

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Edited by Maurice Nagle