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Mary McDowell

Mary McDowellNon-Executive Director

Mary joined the Board in June 2018 having previously been a Non-Executive Director of UBM plc. She has experience as a technology company CEO and has led both the enterprise and consumer divisions of multinational companies in the technology industry.

Mary was CEO of Polycom from 2016 until its acquisition by Plantronics in 2018, and was an Executive Partner at Siris Capital LLC prior to that. Mary spent nine years at Nokia, latterly as Executive Vice President in charge of Nokia’s Mobile Phones (then feature phones) unit.

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.

Mary was appointed President and CEO of Mitel Networks Corporation in October 2019 and is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee at Autodesk, Inc.