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Jocelyne Attal Appointed Chief Marketing Officer for Avaya

05-19-2004

Avaya named Jocelyne Attal as Chief Marketing Officer.

Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV), a leading global provider of communications networks and services for businesses, today named Jocelyne Attal as Chief Marketing Officer.

Attal will lead Avaya's end-to-end marketing, including marketing strategy, product and services marketing, channel enablement, and corporate marketing and communications. She will report to Lou D'Ambrosio, group vice president.

Attal brings to Avaya more than 20 years of marketing leadership and results in the technology industry, at IBM, Novell, and Gateway. At IBM, in one of her leadership roles, she was Vice President of Marketing for WebSphere, and was the driving force in establishing WebSphere as a leading brand in the industry. As general manager for Novell across Europe, Middle East and Africa, she had full line responsibility for the region. Most recently, Attal was executive vice president, Gateway, Inc. where she led the company's marketing, sales and strategy for business and public sector customers.

"Jocelyne Attal brings extensive marketing leadership and a proven track record of growing revenues by delivering customer value," said Lou D'Ambrosio. "She will lead our efforts to help customers understand the strength of IP telephony in improving their competitive advantage. This is another important step for Avaya in building a leading global brand and transforming our company around the customer."

Attal has a master's degree in business and administration from the Institut Superieur de Gestion in Paris.

About Avaya
Avaya Inc. designs, builds and manages communications networks for more than one million businesses worldwide, including over 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500®. Focused on businesses large to small, Avaya is a world leader in secure and reliable Internet Protocol (IP) telephony systems and communications software applications and services.

Driving the convergence of voice and data communications with business applications - and distinguished by comprehensive worldwide services - Avaya helps customers leverage existing and new networks to achieve superior business results. For more information visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.com

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