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ShoreTel Strengthens Investment in Greater China with New Senior Appointment

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Oct. 6, 2015 – ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple™ phone systems and unified communications solutions, announced today the appointment of Joe Tam as area sales manager, North Asia.

In the newly created role, Tam is responsible for driving sales for ShoreTel in the North-Asia region. He is overseeing ShoreTel’s distributor and partner relationships in Hong-Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, South-Korea and Japan.

Based out of ShoreTel’s Hong Kong office, Tam brings more than 10 years of experience specializing in sales and project management in the IT and telecommunications industries and has held roles in Hong Kong and Canada with GE, Compaq and PCCW. Prior to joining ShoreTel, Tam was the director of business development at (Canada) where he recruited and trained partners in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since 2014.                                                                            

Commenting on the new appointment, Frederic Gillant, vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific for ShoreTel, says: “Joe brings valuable market knowledge and industry experience to the ShoreTel team in North Asia. His appointment is key to ShoreTel’s strategic development plan in Greater China as we look to further bolster growth across the region. I am confident that Joe will make a significant contribution to the team.”

“I’m very excited to be coming on board with ShoreTel and look forward to working closely with the team to drive growth for the region in 2015 and beyond,” said Tam.

Tam graduated from the University of Alberta, Canada, with a bachelor’s of science in computing science.


About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel’s innovative business phones, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, and contact center applications enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit

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