Global hires fill key positions as Wrike continues to grow across all business units
San Jose, Calif., June 22, 2020 – Wrike, the most versatile collaborative work management platform, today announced that Chad Bennett has joined the company as Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Bennett will lead the company across all global human resources functions, including talent acquisition and development to support the further expansion of the business. His focus will be on employee experience to ensure engagement and secure Wrike as a leading global employer.
Additionally, Wrike today announced that Carol Lee is joining the company as Chief Financial Officer. Lee will oversee accounting, financial planning & analysis, and legal and is chartered to help the company achieve hypergrowth.
“Chad and Carol’s appointments are key for Wrike, and we’re delighted that they’ve already hit the ground running,” said Wrike Founder and CEO Andrew Filev. “As we continue to scale and grow, both Chad and Carol’s experience and strategic acumen will serve this company well.”
Bennett is joining Wrike from Alteryx, where he was the SVP of Global Human Resources. During his time there, Bennett scaled the company from 200 to 1,500 employees in 13 countries and helped the company achieve “Best Places to Work” for the past four years.
Lee is joining Wrike from GoodData, a global leader in embedded analytics and intelligence. During her time there, Lee helped the SaaS company achieve sustainable profitability while continuing to drive customer happiness and product innovations.
Wrike has expanded its seven global offices, and Wrike’s office in Prague, Czech Republic, in particular, has grown by nearly 700%. Across the business, Wrike provides opportunities to work with the latest technologies, including multi-data-center SaaS, data encryption and enterprise security, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics.
“It’s really exciting to join a market leader and well-established company,” said Bennett. “If we look at the current business landscape, Wrike is perfectly positioned to help all businesses as they continue transitioning to remote work. With the further globalization of work in general, Wrike is the foundation that allows employees to stay connected and get work done.”
”I’ve always had a fascination with collaborative platforms, so it was a natural fit for me to join Wrike,” said Lee. “Wrike has demonstrated very impressive growth over the past few years, and I am very excited to further build on that momentum by driving scalability and efficiency.”