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Kennedy joins Avaya as its new president and CEO

Kevin Kennedy officially signed on today as the president and CEO of Avaya Corp.   


January 5, 2009  


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Kevin Kennedy officially signed on today as the president and CEO of Avaya Corp.   

 

On Oct. 30, Avaya announced that Kennedy would join the company from JDS Uniphase Corp., where he was CEO.

 

 “Avaya has a proven record of enabling enterprises to gain a marketplace advantage through the strategic use of communications,” said Kennedy, who spent eight years at Cisco Systems, Inc., most recently as senior vice president of the service provider line of the firm’s business and software technologies division. 

 

He also spent 17 years with AT&T Bell Laboratories.