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  • 6 December 2018 10:07

RingCentral Appoints Seasoned IT Sales Leader Peter Hughes as Regional Sales Vice President for Asia Pacific

RingCentral Australia today announced the appointment of Peter Hughes as Regional Sales Vice President for Asia Pacific (APAC). Peter Hughes will be based at RingCentral’s regional headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

Prior to joining RingCentral, Hughes was with Cisco for 16 years where he led a global team responsible for establishing new routes and channels to market for Cisco’s cloud collaboration solution. During that time, he expanded his role from Director of Sales for Australia and New Zealand to Director of Sales for Asia Pacific and ultimately to Director of Global Sales. Prior to Cisco, he served for seven years as national sales manager Australia for the Siemens Hicom communications platform.

“Peter brings deep experience working with enterprises in the cloud communications space, and we’re excited to welcome him to RingCentral,” said Mitch Tarica, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, RingCentral. “With his knowledge of the Asia Pacific channel and his proven expertise in hiring the right talent, we’re confident that Peter will establish a strong and dynamic team of sales and technical experts to work with our customers both in Australia and across the region.”

“I’m excited to join the worldwide leader in cloud communications as there is an enormous opportunity in APAC, which is the fastest-growing cloud communications market globally,” said Peter Hughes. “RingCentral has been expanding its presence in Australia with strong channel partnerships. Together with the team, I look forward to empowering businesses with greater mobility, customer engagement tools, and team collaboration capabilities for enhanced productivity and ultimately business success.”

RingCentral Office(™) RingCentral provides a powerful communications and collaboration cloud solution for multinational companies to support globally distributed offices and mobile employees. Unlike expensive legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral Office is a single solution that can be quickly and rapidly deployed, as well as centrally managed. With worldwide voice, team messaging, web meetings, and video conferencing, RingCentral empowers enterprises with a complete unified cloud solution.

The RingCentral Office offering in Australia is delivered from service centres in Australia. Local customers also benefit from direct peering with tier one local operators across the region. In addition, customers and partners receive 24/7 technical support.

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