News: Workday names Zane Rowe as its Chief Financial Officer


Workday names Zane Rowe as its Chief Financial Officer

Rowe will oversee finance, accounting, internal audit, and investor relations.
Workday names Zane Rowe as its Chief Financial Officer

Enterprise cloud applications provider Workday has announced the appointment of Zane Rowe as chief financial officer (CFO), effective June 12. Rowe has succeeded Barbara Larson, who will be stepping back to spend more time with her family, after a transition period. 

Rowe will oversee the company's overall finance and accounting functions, internal audit, and investor relations, and advise on Workday's business strategy and product development. 

Rowe brings more than twenty years of experience scaling and leading fast-growing organisations, including most recently as CFO of VMware, where he oversaw the company's finance and accounting functions for seven years. Rowe also served as interim CEO of VMware from February 2021 to May 2021. Prior to his time at VMware, Rowe served as CFO at EMC, CFO at United Airlines, and led North America sales for Apple. 

"Zane's experience with scaling high-growth organisations, coupled with his deep financial expertise, make him the perfect leader to support Workday's continued momentum as more and more organisations turn to us to help them navigate the changing world of work," said Carl Eschenbach, co-CEO, Workday.  

"I am thrilled to be joining Workday at this exciting time in its growth journey," said Rowe.  

Rowe holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an MBA from San Diego State University. 

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