Los Angeles - June 12, 2018 - Cloud accounting software veteran Mark Woodhams will be joining BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL) as senior vice president of global sales effective July 1st. In his new role, Mr. Woodhams will be responsible for leading BlackLine’s worldwide sales organization as the financial automation software provider continues to transform the way finance and accounting departments work.
A seasoned sales executive in the enterprise software industry, Woodhams has more than 35 years of experience with leading cloud and financial and professional services companies including NetSuite, Oracle, Hyperion, CapGemini and Citicorp. Woodhams comes to BlackLine from NetSuite where he most recently served as vice president for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), overseeing sales and operations in the region for the global cloud ERP and accounting software leader.
“Mark’s financial and professional services sectors expertise will be extremely valuable as we seek to extend and strengthen our partner networks in targeted regions around the world,” Therese Tucker, BlackLine CEO said. “More importantly, we expect his extensive and very specific SaaS accounting software experience to prove integral to our long-term growh. There are relatively few people in the world who have Mark’s level of experience and expertise scaling cloud accounting software sales organizations.”
Woodhams will report to Marc Huffman, BlackLine’s chief operating officer, who also joined BlackLine following a long and successful career at NetSuite.
“It’s exciting to be joining a fast-growing company that still has such a huge, untapped market opportunity ahead,” Woodhams said. “I look forward to helping BlackLine continue to enable customers to achieve their business objectives by helping them take advantage of best-of-breed cloud accounting software tools.”
The company also announced that Chief Revenue Officer Chris Murphy will be leaving BlackLine effective July 1st.
“Chris joined BlackLine at a critical point in the company’s growth trajectory,” Ms. Tucker added. “We appreciate his hard work over the past several years scaling our sales organization and helping us build the market-leading position we have today.”
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises. Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.
BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.
BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.
Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit https://www.blackline.com/.