Network and services provider Avaya has appointed Gavin Jones as sales director for Avaya South Pacific.
He will be responsible for the management of key relationships with Avaya’s customers and based at Avaya’s South Pacific headquarters in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde.
Jones will develop and implement sales strategies for the South Pacific region across all of Avaya's lines of business, including IP telephony and contact centre solutions, services and unified communications.
He was selected for his experience in the Australian communications industry, the company said,and his understanding of its portfolio.
Prior to joining Avaya in 2000 as a regional account director, Jones held positions at MCI WorldCom Australia, Soprano Design and Sulcus Australia.
Avaya South Pacific managing director, Carlton Taya, said Jones had proven expertise in managing and developing customer and business partner relationships, as well as in identifying new business opportunities.