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Mary T. McDowell

Mary T. McDowell, Former Chief Executive Officer of Mitel Networks Corporation

Ms. McDowell served as president and chief executive officer, and a member of the board of directors, of Mitel Networks Corporation, a global provider of telecommunications products and cloud services from October 2019 to November 2021. She subsequently served as board chair until November 2022.

Mary was chief executive officer of Polycom, Inc., from 2016 until its acquisition by Plantronics, Inc., in 2018, and was an executive partner at Siris Capital LLC prior to that. Mary spent nine years at Nokia, most recently as executive vice president in charge of Nokia’s feature phones and associated digital services.

Before joining Nokia, Mary served 17 years at HP-Compaq including five years as senior vice president and general manager for its industry-standard server business.

Ms. McDowell is currently a member of the board of directors and chair of the compensation committee of Autodesk, Inc., and the senior independent director of The Informa Group plc (London Stock Exchange).

Ms. McDowell is a member of the audit committee.