Avaya Canada Announces Corey Mindel as New Channel Leader

14 Feb 2017

Mindel will drive partner engagement, enablement and create new revenue sources in Canada

Markham, ON, February 14, 2017 – Avaya today announced the appointment of Corey Mindel as Channel Leader for Avaya Canada. In this new position, Mindel will work to grow Avaya’s business in Canada by optimizing and increasing channel coverage and focusing on greater competency through a network of existing and new channel partners, who will be focused on delivering best in class customer experiences.  

Mindel has extensive channel experience and a deep understanding of Avaya’s technology, programs and process. In his previous role as Avaya’s Canadian Channel VAR Leader, Mindel oversaw all of Avaya Canada’s Value Added Resellers. He managed a team of the industry's top channel managers for Canada’s most important partners, and worked closely with Avaya distributors to support these partners. Mindel will also be accountable for leading and executing the channel strategy and maintaining strategic executive partner relationships and strategic partner recruitment.

Over the past 25 years, Mindel held channel and sales positions at IBM and Nortel before transitioning to Avaya as part of the Nortel acquisition in 2009.  Based in Toronto, he will now work closely with Avaya’s channel partners to expand Avaya’s presence in Canada.

Quotes:

“Avaya is an incredible organization, and I couldn’t be more excited for this new opportunity. I look forward to continuing to grow Avaya’s business here in Canada by working closely with my colleagues and partners.”  
Corey Mindel, Channel Leader, Avaya Canada

“Corey Mindel has developed a deep knowledge and experience in executing channel and distribution programs to drive channel growth, and we’re eager to have him take on this new role with Avaya. I’m confident he will make a positive, immediate impression by driving continued growth in the Canadian market.”
Santiago Aguirre, Sr. Director Channel & Distribution, Americas International, Avaya

 

About Avaya:
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Christina Knittel

408-496-3417

crknittel@avaya.com