Executive Movements News


Plantronics announced a new leadership team in Asia Pacific (APAC). This move uniquely positions the company to meet market needs for easier and more consistent communication and collaboration solutions. Leading the region is Pierre-Jean Châlon who will expand his role to oversee both Plantronics and Polycom teams as Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific. He will manage the company’s joint business in APAC, spanning voice, video, content and cloud solutions for customers as they work, share, collaborate, and play.

A highly accomplished sales and management leader with over 30 years of extensive experience, Châlon has been Plantronics’ Vice President of Asia Pacific since 2018. He has a strong track record of success in highly competitive environments, understanding technology trends and evolving customer needs, growing both top and bottom line results in leading edge technology markets, scaling up businesses, building world-class teams and transforming both go-to-market and cultures.

We are extremely proud of our leadership team appointments in APAC that will drive the growth and innovation of the combined company. Pierre-Jean, who is a respected industry veteran with decades of successful leadership roles across the region, is a great choice to head up the joint business for Plantronics and Polycom in APAC. He will continue to grow our business in the region by driving strong partnerships with our customers and partners, the industry is constantly evolving. The strength in our expanded portfolio calls for the right structure in place at a critical time when customers demand best-in-class audio and video solutions that are easy to buy, use and manage” said

Jeff Loebbaka,
Executive Vice President, and Global Sales.

It is an exciting time to be in the UC and collaboration industry. Gen Z, the tech-savvy new generation who is entering the workforce, is changing the way we work, communicate and collaborate. Better productivity and team collaboration continues to be a priority across industries in APAC, as organizations continually look to implement smarter and more efficient ways of working. Plantronics is well-placed to capitalize on these opportunities, the combination of Plantronics and Polycom gives us one of the largest portfolios of communication and collaboration solutions with a breadth of capabilities to meet our customers’ needs. I am excited to have a team of proven leaders with vast experience in technology markets. I look forward to developing even stronger ties with our customers and wide ecosystem of partners, and propelling Plantronics towards new achievements in the APAC region” added


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