Date: 10/02/2012, Chelmsford, Massachusetts
- Brings wealth of M&A strategy, alliance and acquisition experience from IBM's Software division
- Tasked with accelerating the company's growth strategy
Aspect Software, a leading provider of next generation customer contact
and enterprise workforce optimization
, today introduced Mihir Shah as vice president of corporate development. Shah will be working in a cross-functional capacity on Aspect's long-term strategy, business development and mergers & acquisitions.
Prior to joining Aspect, Mihir was with IBM in the Information Management Software Division with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions, and business development. In this role, he led acquisitions of both public and private firms and made critical contributions to due diligence and post-acquisition integration. He also developed a number of successful partnerships with other software vendors. Previously as a strategy consultant, also at IBM, he led several strategic initiatives with IBM's Software, Hardware and Sales & Distribution divisions.
"Our CEO Stewart Bloom and I are acutely focused on bringing new energy and ideas to the company as we create and begin to execute our growth strategy," said Bob Krakauer, Aspect Executive Vice President and CFO. "With the addition of Mihir, we are adding competency that will give us a broader strategic aggressiveness that will deliver a sharper competitive edge to our vision."
"I am delighted to be joining Aspect as it enters a new phase with renewed focus and vigor" said Shah. "The new executive team is committed to aggressive execution on organic investments and acquisitions to further differentiate Aspect's industry leading Interaction Management and Workforce Optimization capabilities."
Mihir holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Aspect builds customer-company relationships through a combination of customer contact and enterprise workforce optimization solutions. For more information, visit www.aspect.com
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