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Avaya Appoints Carlos Sartorius President of Europe, Middle East and Africa


Avaya appoints Carlos Sartorius, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Basking Ridge, NJ – Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of business communication applications, systems and services today announced the appointment of Carlos Sartorius, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).  Sartorius will support the development of Avaya’s overall business in EMEA and lead the organisation to support customers’ migration to IP telephony and the next phases of incorporating Intelligent Communications into their businesses.  He will report to Dave Johnson, senior vice president and president, Avaya International.  Sartorius’ appointment is effective immediately. 

Sartorius joins Avaya after an executive career in Motorola. Most recently, he was Vice President and General Manager, Government & Enterprise Mobility Solutions, where he led operations for its EMEA region. He has more than 20 years experience in leadership positions in sales, systems engineering, program management and marketing, with emphasis on developing markets and establishing sales strategies.
Sartorius’ extensive international experience started with Motorola in Mexico. Since then he has worked in the United States, Japan, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.  He is a member of the Program Management Institute and the German American Chamber of Commerce.

Fluent in English, Spanish and German, Sartorius graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico, earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) in communications systems.

“Carlos will further strengthen Avaya’s ability to work with customers and partners across the region, helping businesses migrate to IP telephony and bring the value of Intelligent Communications into their daily business operations,” said Johnson.  “I am confident that he will move quickly to build upon the progress that Avaya already made in EMEA.”
About Avaya
Avaya Inc. designs, builds and manages communications networks for more than one million businesses worldwide, including over 90 per cent of the FORTUNE 500®. Focused on businesses large to small, Avaya is a world leader in secure and reliable Internet Protocol 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:


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