Avaya has appointed Francois Lancon as president for Avaya Asia Pacific, with executive responsibilities in business strategy development and business operations for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. This announcement follows the successful global acquisition of Nortel's Enterprise Solutions business by Avaya. In his new role, Lancon will lead the teams responsible for accelerating Avaya's growth in its Asia Pacific region. Lancon will report to Todd Abbott, senior vice president, global sales and marketing & president, field operations. Lancon brings over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including most recently as the president of EMEA and Asia Pacific for Nortel Enterprise Solutions.