MUNICH and BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services, today announced it has appointed Paul Cunningham to the role of Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for all of Unify's marketing activities for its OpenScape and Circuit solution portfolios. Cunningham will also join the Unify Executive Committee.
Cunningham brings over 25 years' experience in information and communication technology marketing to the role, having worked in a variety of organizations from large vendors such as Oracle, channel leaders including Westcon through to Software as a Service (SaaS) start-ups and specialist integration labs, as well as freelance consultancy. The breadth of insights that this varied career has given Cunningham are invaluable for Unify's development within an industry that continues to reshape rapidly and disruptively. He succeeds Bob Clinton in the role.
"I am very pleased to welcome Paul to Unify and my Executive Committee in the role of CMO, as his wealth of experience will be invaluable as Unify continues to grow its business and deliver solutions to enable our customers to thrive in today's digital workplace," said Jon Pritchard, CEO of Unify. "Paul's expertise and leadership will help Unify build on its foundation of innovative solutions and services to drive demand and enable Unify to meet and exceed customer and partner expectations."
"I am delighted to be joining Unify and Atos at this pivotal moment in the development of the group," said Paul Cunningham, CMO for Unify. "Unify, our partners and our customers stand to benefit hugely from Atos' global leadership in digital transformation for enterprises, which will in turn inform our Circuit platform innovation and help sustain our strong market position with OpenScape. This unique combination of people, solutions, services and routes to market is strongly positioned to meet the business challenges faced by organisations around the globe – now and in the future."
Unify is one of the world's leading communications software and services brands, providing integrated communications and collaboration solutions worldwide. Our customers range in size from 5 employees to 500,000+ employees. Our solutions unify multiple voice, video and data networks, connected devices and applications into one easy-to-use platform that allows teams to collaborate effectively and efficiently – anytime, anywhere. The result is a transformation of how the enterprise communicates and collaborates that amplifies collective effort, energizes the business, improves employee satisfaction and enhances business performance. Unify has a strong heritage of product reliability, innovation, open standards and security. Our OpenScape and Circuit communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient collaboration experience – on any device. Together, the group's global team of UCC experts and service professionals set the standard for a rich communications and collaboration experience that empowers teams to deliver better results. Unify is an Atos company.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.