Arvind Raman has joined business communications company Mitel as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Raman will lead all aspects of the company’s information security strategy, architecture, operations and governance. He will be responsible for continuing to drive industry best practices for security compliance to support and enhance Mitel’s wider business objectives and the needs of its customers and partners.

Raman joins Mitel with more than two decades of experience within the financial services, retail and product development industries. Most recently, Raman served as Global Head of Security and Risk Advisory Services at Scotia Bank where he oversaw the development and implementation of a new cybersecurity strategy and framework, and integrated elements of NIST and COBIT into enterprise risk management.

“The past year has demonstrated just how unpredictable the world can be and the impact that external factors can have on businesses, making risk management more critical and relevant than ever,” said Jamshid Rezaei, Chief Information Officer for Mitel. “Arvind’s extensive experience working with global organizations to architect advanced security and compliance models will deepen Mitel’s continued commitment to risk management and cybersecurity best practices and enable us to further strengthen the relationships we have with our partners and customers.”