Michael Gregoire Joins ShoreTel Board of Directors
Adds Broad Experience, Long Track Record of Leading Successful Companies
BACKGROUND ON MICHAEL GREGOIRE
- Taleo: Gregoire is currently chairman, president and CEO of Taleo Corporation, a global on-demand talent management software company. In
September 2005, Gregoire led the company through a successful IPO and has grown revenue from $78 millionin 2005 to $128 millionin 2007.
- PeopleSoft: As executive vice president of PeopleSoft Global Services (PGS), Gregoire was responsible for setting strategic business direction and overseeing the global operations of PeopleSoft Global Services (PGS) divisions, including PeopleSoft Consulting, PeopleSoft Education, PeopleSoft Customer service, and PeopleSoft Hosting. He led a workforce of more than 4,000 professionals, and was responsible for more than
$2 billionin annual revenue. Gregoire also designed and implemented a global organizational services structure that increased revenue from $460 millionin 2000 to more than $1 billionin 2004.
- EDS: Gregoire spent 12 years at EDS Corporation excelling in several leadership roles, which include his most recent position as executive director of the global financial markets group. In his role as chief technologist of the
$50 millionmanufacturing and energy group, Gregoire led the technology strategy for EDS' Canadian manufacturing division and was the technology spokesperson for EDS Canada. As executive director of the global banking and securities business unit of EDS, he drove improvements in sales, delivery, marketing, and strategy, increasing revenue from $6 millionin 1996 to more than $500 millionin 1999.
"ShoreTel has a powerfully attractive combination of industry-changing technologies that can make businesses more efficient and drive down their communications costs. I look forward to working with the talented group of executives at ShoreTel and to helping the board achieve this innovative company's full potential."
ShoreTel chairman, president & CEO
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About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc., (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of Pure IP Unified Communications solutions. ShoreTel enables companies of any size to seamlessly integrate all communications - voice, video, messaging and data - with their business processes. Independent of device or location, ShoreTel's distributed software architecture eliminates the traditional costs, complexity and reliability issues typically associated with other solutions. ShoreTel continues to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction, ease of use and manageability, while driving down the overall total cost of ownership. ShoreTel is headquartered in
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