Amy Fliegelman Olli, a former executive at CA Technologies (NYSE: CA) and 18-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran, has joined Avaya as senior vice president and general counsel.
She will also serve as a member of Avaya’s senior executive counsel and work at the company’s global headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Avaya said Thursday.
The company also appointed Andrea Cunningham, founder and president of marketing consultancy Series C, to the role of chief marketing officer.
“Education and experience are critical for any executive, but it’s the unique, innate qualities of the individual that drive to success in this fast-paced, changing industry, ” said Kevin Kennedy, president and CEO at Avaya.
“We are fortunate to have their extensive expertise at Avaya to help evolve the industry and the company into the next generation of open, mobile, collaboration software and services, ” Kennedy added.
In Olli’s prior role at CA, she held a similar role to her new position at Avaya and was responsible for legal, governance, compliance, internal audit, security, risk management and controls.
She also has served as a VP and general counsel at IBM with responsibility for a team of more than 200 attorneys across 30 countries in Europe and the Americas.