Thursday, August 8, 2013

ShoreTel Names New CEO

ShoreTel named Don Joos as its new president and CEO, replacing Peter Blackmore, who announced his retirement in May 2013.

Joos joined ShoreTel in April 2011 as vice president of global services, and for the past year has served as senior vice president of business operations. During his time at ShoreTel, Joos has been in charge of overseeing approximately 50 percent of the company operations through the direct management of engineering, R&D, product management, global support and services, IT, quality and operations. Prior to ShoreTel, Joos spent nine years as a company vice president at Avaya and held service and operational roles at an e-commerce startup, Williams Communication Solutions, Nortel Communication Solutions and Marshalls Inc.

Blackmore served as ShoreTel's president and CEO since December 2010. During his tenure at ShoreTel, Blackmore nearly doubled the revenue, scaled global operations and accelerated the company’s growth. Blackmore announced his retirement in May 2013.