Minhaj Zia to lead Polycom in SAARC

New Delhi, November 24, 2013: Minhaj Zia  is  the new Managing Director, India & SAARC for  global leader in open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration, Polycom, Inc.

With over 18 years of experience in enterprise communication, Minhaj's chief focus for India and SAARC is to drive growth by addressing the needs of the video conferencing market in the region. Minhaj served as Sales Director for Cisco's UC Collaboration business in India & SAARC and has led sales teams for Avaya and Alcatel.

"On a global and regional scale, India is a crucial market for Polycom with remarkable potential for further growth," says Michael Alp, President, Polycom Asia Pacific. "I am extremely pleased that Minhaj has joined us as a key member of our highly experienced leadership team in Asia. His strength in developing strategic action plans, drawing upon his significant knowledge of our industry and leveraging established relationships, will ensure we deliver the very best collaboration solutions for our customers."

Says Minhaj: "I'm delighted to be joining Polycom at such an exciting time for the industry. The role of technology to enable collaboration has become crucial, as organisations see the benefits of a more connected and productive workforce. I'm passionate about identifying and understanding a customer's unique requirements to ensure we help them achieve their business objectives and that they maximise their investment in our UC & C solutions."