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Poly Appoints Country Manager For Japan

Japan industry veteran to focus on expanding growth in unified communications and collaboration market in the Japan market

Thursday, January 23, 2020 3:00 pm PST

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"Poly offers an unparalleled portfolio of integrated, intelligent solutions that empowers people and organizations everywhere with collaboration solutions that just work. I look forward to working with our partners and customers to help them to be productive on their own terms, anytime and anywhere."

JAPAN, January 23, 2020 – Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) (“Poly”), a global communications company that powers human connection and collaboration, today announced the appointment of Erwin Matti as Country Manager, Japan.

Matti will oversee the enterprise business for Poly, spanning voice, video, content and cloud solutions for customers as they work, share, collaborate, and play. In this role, he will be responsible for implementing the organization’s Go-to-Market (GTM) strategies and sales coverage models to both customers and partners with Poly’s expansive offering of products and solutions, positioning the company to meet the unique needs of Japanese businesses and enterprises for easier and more consistent Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) solutions.

“I’m excited to be joining Poly at a time when the unified communications and collaboration market is seeing unprecedented opportunity and growth in Japan,” said Matti. “Poly offers an unparalleled portfolio of integrated, intelligent solutions that empowers people and organizations everywhere with collaboration solutions that just work. I look forward to working with our partners and customers to help them to be productive on their own terms, anytime and anywhere.”

Matti brings with him over 20 years’ experience in the IT and Networking industry, and most recently held key sales leadership roles in Japan for Palo Alto Networks. Prior to that, Matti led several management roles for Enterprise Sales at Cisco Systems, during which time he developed a passion for UC&C. Matti is part of the Poly APAC leadership team and reports to Pierre-Jean Châlon, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Poly.

“The leadership team in APAC has gone from strength to strength, and with the addition of Matti to lead our operations in Japan, we’re confident of that he and the rest of the team will continue to grow the Poly business in the Japan by driving stronger and lasting partnerships with our customers and partners who continue to demand best-in-class audio and video solutions that are easy to buy, use and manage,” said Châlon.

Poly has a significant presence in Asia Pacific, with multiple offices in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

About Poly

Poly is a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration. Poly combines legendary audio expertise and powerful video and conferencing capabilities to overcome the distractions, complexity and distance that make communication in and out of the workplace challenging. Poly believes in solutions that make life easier when they work together and with our partner’s services. Our headsets, software, desk phones, audio and video conferencing, analytics and services are used worldwide and are a leading choice for every kind of workspace. For more information, please visit: www.poly.com.

Poly and the propeller design are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 

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Poly Media Contacts:
Janet Au Yeong
Head of Corporate Communications, APAC
+852 2860 5553

David Chieng (IN.FOM, partner agency for Poly)
david@infom.asia
+65 9651 0693

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