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New ANZ Regional Head for Extreme Networks
By Mitchell Hageman, Managing Editor
Fri, 18th Nov 2022

The company has strengthened its leadership team in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) with the appointment of Carmelo Calafiore as ANZ Regional Director.

Based in Sydney, Calafiore will be responsible for leading regional growth strategies and driving Extreme's expanded presence across Australia and New Zealand.

Calafiore brings over 25 years of experience to the role, having held senior positions with networking companies across Asia Pacific (APAC). 

He joins Extreme after two years as Senior Director, Regional Sales Asia Pacific and Japan with Blue Planet, a division of Ciena. Prior to that, he worked for F5 Networks, where he served in several management roles, including Director, Sales for Australia (North) and New Zealand, and as Vice President, Key Account Manager with Ericsson in Kuala Lumpur.

Extreme Networks' Senior Vice President APAC, Jeff Hurmuses, says, "Extreme has seen rapid growth across APAC in the past year and we're keen to maintain that momentum and support ANZ as a growth market," Hurmuses said. "Carmelo's knowledge of the market and capacity to lead successful sales initiatives will be invaluable as we build our team across ANZ."

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