Mitel Announces CFO Retirement and New Executive Appointments

Mitel, a global leader in business communications, today announced the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Steve Spooner, whose 16 years of leadership at Mitel mark one of the longest and most stellar financial careers in the global technology industry. Vanessa Kanu, Senior Vice President of Finance, will take over as Spooner’s successor, continuing her 15-year career with Mitel.

As CFO, Spooner’s contributions to Mitel have left an indelible mark on the organization’s success. In partnership with President and Chief Executive Officer Rich McBee, Spooner helped put a foundation in place that enabled Mitel to triple in size and emerge as a $1.3 billion global business, market share leader and cloud communications powerhouse. In recognition of his work, Spooner was recently named CFO of the Year by the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal. His retirement provides opportunities to enjoy time with his growing family and pursue service as a board member, advisor to private equity and management consultant. […]