NetSuite Names Jim McGeever as President
NetSuite has appointed Jim McGeever as president, a role previously held by NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson. McGeever was also appointed to the NetSuite board of directors.
McGeever joined NetSuite in 2000 and was the company's 15th employee. From 2000 until 2010, he served as NetSuite's chief financial officer and drove NetSuite's 2007 initial public offering. In 2010, he became the company's chief operating officer.
In his new role as president, McGeever will continue to report to Nelson and will lead all customer, vertical, product, and human resource activities. NetSuite founder, chairman, and chief technology officer Evan Goldberg will report to McGeever.
"Jim has done an amazing job as COO, and his customer-centric focus enabled NetSuite to deliver for customers and shareholders for the last five years," Nelson said in a statement. "Bringing together the core customer, product, HR, and vertical efforts in a unified organization under his direction will ensure that NetSuite continues to exceed our customers' expectations and to expand our global footprint."
"Jim and I have worked closely together from the time when we were crowded into a small office above a hair salon to our position today as the global leader in cloud ERP solutions," Goldberg said in a statement. "I am excited to continue building the best cloud solution to run a business in this new organizational structure that unifies our go-to-market resources with our world-class product organization."
"This organization leverages the strengths of our executive team," said Deborah Farrington, NetSuite's lead independent director, in a statement. "With Zach focusing on our strategic direction, Jim expanding his global go-to-market and operational resources and Evan continuing to drive our technology leadership, these three executives who have worked so well together for the last decade will continue to drive our success into the future."