SOURCE: Polycom, Inc.

Polycom, Inc.

June 17, 2010 08:30 ET

Polycom's New President and CEO Appointed to Board of Directors

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) - Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the global leader in telepresence, video and voice communications solutions, announced today that its new President and CEO, Andrew Miller, has been appointed to serve on its Board of Directors, with a term as a director commencing immediately.

As previously announced on May 10, 2010, Mr. Miller was named president and chief executive officer. Prior to this, Mr. Miller served as Polycom's executive vice president of Global Field Operations.

"Andy Miller brings a pace and collaborative style that is emblematic of the successful leader of today and tomorrow -- one fully empowered by collaboration technologies," said David DeWalt, Polycom chairman of the Board of Directors. "His successful 28-year track record and industry experience provide deep insight and vision into the collaboration marketplace and where it's going."

"As the global leader in collaboration solutions, Polycom is poised to seize the tremendous opportunities in this rapidly growing unified communications market," said Andrew Miller. "With a culture of passion to win and an intense commitment to always put the customer first, Polycom is truly changing the world and the future of business. I'm proud to be part of this phenomenal organization." 

Mr. Miller received his degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. He is on the Board of Directors for BroadSoft (NASDAQ: BSFT), former chairperson for the YPO Stanford Executive Education Program, and a former fellow at the Aspen Institute.

About Polycom
Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM) is the global leader in telepresence, video, and voice solutions and a visionary in communications that empower people to connect and collaborate everywhere. Please visit www.polycom.com for more information.

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding future events and the future performance of the Company, including statements regarding the Company as being uniquely positioned to capture future market opportunity and growth, and our objectives of greater customer intimacy and a stronger profit model in the future. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. Many of these risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2010, and in other reports filed by Polycom with the SEC. Polycom disclaims any intent or obligations to update these forward-looking statements.

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