Avaya announced the appointment of three executives, who will report CEO Alan Masarek, in order to strengthen the company’s leadership team.
Amy O’Keefe will serve as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with responsibility for the global finance organization. Amy O’Keefe most recently served as CFO of WW International (formerly Weight Watchers International), where she played a key role in the company’s rationalization and realignment strategy. She previously held CFO roles at Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Savant Systems, D&M Holdings, and was divisional CFO at Black & Decker.
Omar Javaid joined Avaya on June 15, 2023 to serve as Chief Product Officer (CPO) to lead product strategy & management and strategic alliances and technology partners. He most recently served as SVP & GM at Qualcomm, and previously as President of the Nexmo API platform unit and Chief Product Officer at Vonage. He also served on the Board at TV Guide International, as SVP & GM at TiVo, and in leadership roles at Google, Motorola, and Hewlett-Packard.
Josh Mueller will join Avaya on July 17, 2023 to serve as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and General Manager of Hardware. He will oversee worldwide marketing activities and Avaya’s hardware business, including Supply Chain, Procurement and Devices. He most recently served as SVP and GM of the Portfolio Business Unit at NI (National Instruments). He previously was Chief Digital Officer at Vonage, CMO at Dun & Bradstreet and held marketing leadership roles at Dell Technologies.