Avaya gets new boss for UK and Ireland

Summary:The telecommunications company, Avaya, on Wednesday said it had appointed a new managing director for the UK and Ireland, Lee Shorten.The company said in a statement that Buddie Ceronie, current vice president, UK, Ireland and Southern Africa, is leaving the company "to pursue other professional opportunities".

The telecommunications company, Avaya, on Wednesday said it had appointed a new managing director for the UK and Ireland, Lee Shorten.

The company said in a statement that Buddie Ceronie, current vice president, UK, Ireland and Southern Africa, is leaving the company "to pursue other professional opportunities".

Before joining Avaya, Shorten worked at Irisys, a technology company focused on the retail sector, where he held responsibility for worldwide sales and marketing, the company said. Before that he worked for Symbol Technologies where he had joined as part of Motorola following its acquisition of Symbol.

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