Workday names president to accelerate EMEA growth

Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY) said it has appointed Chano Fernandez as EMEA president.

Reporting directly to president and chief operating officer Mike Stankey, Fernandez has regional responsibility for leading the EMEA business including sales, operations, and services.

Fernandez brings to Workday more than two decades of sales and operational leadership. For seven years prior to joining Workday, Fernandez served as senior vice president and head of innovation sales at SAP EMEA. Before that, he was vice president of EMEA sales at Infor, responsible for global and large accounts. Fernandez also served as a founding partner and general manager at Blue C, and as a senior consultant for McKinsey & company.

Fernandez holds a master´s degree in business administration from Instituto de Empresa and a bachelor´s degree in physics from the University of Salamanca.

Workday is a provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world´s largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.

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