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Jabra signs up industry veteran Brent Mitchell to NZ country manager role

22 Nov 2016

'Industry veteran' Brent Mitchell is taking over as Jabra's New Zealand country manager, promising new opportunities and more growth to follow.

Mitchell will be responsible for managing Jabra's New Zealand presence in the audio solutions industry, creating opportunities with distribution partners and further working with current channel and customer relationships.

“I am pleased to be welcomed back to the Jabra family, where my extensive experience in audio solutions coupled with my in-depth understanding of the market and unique relationships will allow us to open up new opportunities and drive growth in New Zealand," Mitchell comments.

Mitchell brings more than 20 years' experience to the role. His track record in leading high growth and market leadership in telecommunications and audio solutions.

He recently worked at NOW NZ, Cackle Telecommunications and Lascom. He was also responsible for distributing Jabra products and developing markets for GN Netcom.

He was also the founder of KnockKnock Limited, a company that delivers 'dynamic' solutions for communications experiences.

Jabra's ANZ managing director David Piggott welcomes Mitchell to the new role and says business with channel partners will only continue to grow.

“With a continued focus on Unified Communication and the Contact Centre, and our ongoing commitment to drive value, revenue and business growth with our Channel Partner community, the knowledge and skills Brent brings to the role are a real asset. We see him as a driving force in bringing us closer to our partners and customers, and further solidifying our presence in New Zealand,” Piggott says.

“We see the New Zealand market as a great growth opportunity for Jabra, and Brent brings a wealth of experience in headsets and collaboration solutions," he concludes.

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