ShoreTel Appoints Marcel Van Druten as the New Manager for the Benelux and Nordic Regions

Van Druten to continue accelerating ShoreTel’s growth in Benelux and extend it to the Nordics

LONDON, UK, 23 March, 2011 — ShoreTel® (Nasdaq: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems with fully integrated Unified Communications(UC), today announced that Marcel Van Druten has been appointed manager for the Benelux and Nordic regions. In this role, Van Druten will oversee further expansion of ShoreTel in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg as well as build the foundation for ShoreTel’s business operations in the Nordics.

Van Druten joins ShoreTel from Siemens Enterprise Communications where he was business development manager. Having more than 10 years of experience in the Benelux telecommunications market, he has a proven track record of developing channel business and recruiting new partners. Prior to his role at Siemens, Van Druten worked as SME manager at Avaya Benelux, responsible for the introduction and regional growth of the IP Office.

“Marcel is a talented sales manager and we are delighted to have him on our team,” said John Howard, ShoreTel managing director EMEA. “His ability to build and manage teams will play a key role in accelerating ShoreTel’s growth in Benelux and introduce the unique benefits of our Unified Communications solutions to the Nordic markets.”

“ShoreTel’s brilliantly simple approach to IP-based communication solutions is what separates it from the competition,” Howard explained. “ShoreTel has seen excellent growth over the past couple of years in Benelux and I am confident Marcel will help us replicate this success in the Nordics as well.”

About ShoreTel, Inc.

ShoreTel, Inc., (NASDAQ: SHOR) is the provider of brilliantly simple Unified Communication (UC) solutions based on its award-winning IP business phone system. We offer organizations of all sizes integrated, voice, video, data, and mobile communications on an open, distributed IP architecture that helps significantly reduce the complexity and costs typically associated with other solutions. The feature-rich ShoreTel UC system offers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and the highest customer satisfaction in the industry, in part because it is easy to deploy, manage, scale and use. Increasingly, companies around the world are finding a competitive edge by replacing business-as-usual with new thinking, and choosing ShoreTel to handle their integrated business communication. ShoreTel is based in Sunnyvale, California, and has regional offices in Austin, Texas, United Kingdom, Sydney, Australia and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit