Mitel appoints Sophie Ames as new EVP & Chief People Officer

Mitel appoints Sophie Ames as new EVP & Chief People Officer
Ames brings an innovative and modern approach to HR and operational leadership, with extensive experience in M&A and building global cultures.

A global leader in business communications, Mitel has announced the appointment of Sophie Ames as EVP and chief People Officer (CPO).

In this role, she will be responsible for leading Mitel’s People & Culture function globally. Moreover, she will be overseeing the company’s HR operations in over 30 countries.

“For 50 years, the ingenuity and dedication of Mitel employees have produced award-winning solutions and programs which have earned the trust of millions of customers, empowered our partners, and made Mitel a leader in the communications space,” said Tarun Loomba, Mitel President and Chief Executive Officer.

“As we move into Mitel’s next chapter, our people continue to be our most important asset and the key to our future success”, Tarun Loomba added.

Tarun Loomba further said, “Sophie’s global experience, knowledge of the technology market, and passion for talent development will help Mitel strengthen our culture of excellence as we focus on accelerating growth.”

“With digital transformation and shifting workforce trends affecting how employees connect, collaborate and communicate with each other and with their customers, Mitel’s value proposition has never been more relevant,” said Ames.

“I am truly excited to join a company whose brand and reputation is synonymous with integrity, innovation, and customer-centricity and look forward to building a compelling employee experience for our global employee base as Mitel expands its scale across the world”, Ames added.

Sophie Ames has nearly 25 years of HR experience in the technology sector. She was working as SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer for ServiceMax.

Previously, she was SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer at Veritas Technologies where she was responsible for a comprehensive HR transformation.

Her earlier stints include working with AMDOCS, Thomson Legal & Regulatory, and Berlitz International.


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