Lancer Group places Joe Gruca as SVP, Strategic Alliances & Channels at Kyriba, global provider of software treasury and finance solutions
SAN DIEGO, CA – Lancer places Joe Gruca as Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances & Channels at Kyriba, the leading global leader in cloud treasury solutions and cash management technology to CFOs, Treasurers, and Financial Professionals across the retail, insurance, banking & finance, IT, consumer goods, and manufacturing sectors. Kyriba is backed by Bridgepoint, a London-based international private equity firm that focuses on investing in global market-leading business.
Joe brings to Kyriba over 20 years of experience driving strategic direct sales and channels organizations across the software, IT, and telco space. In this new role, Joe will be responsible for driving all indirect sales initiatives for the North American region. He will be a key member of the sales team responsible for building and scaling the partnership ecosystem.
Most recently, Joe served as Vice President of Global Partners and Americas Sales of Hootsuite, leading social media management platform, where he was hired to execute a Board-level initiative to create a world class sales team to drive accelerated growth for the company. Prior to Hootsuite, Joe was VP of Global Alliances and Channels at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM; LTM Rev: $14B), enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management worldwide, where he was responsible for leading Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud Global Alliances and Channel sales organization.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the State University of New York College at Buffalo.
About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.
With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.
Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (www.thelancergroup.com).
Kyriba empowers financial leaders and their teams with award-winning solutions for cash and risk management, payments and supply chain finance. Kyriba delivers a highly secure, 100% SaaS enterprise platform, superior bank connectivity and a seamlessly integrated solution set for tackling today’s most complex financial challenges. Thousands of companies, including many of the world’s largest organizations, rely on Kyriba to streamline key processes, protect against loss from fraud and cybercrime, and accelerate growth opportunities through improved decision support. Kyriba is headquartered in New York, with offices in San Diego, Paris, London, Tokyo, Dubai and other major locations.
Bridgepoint is a major international private equity group focused on investing in market-leading businesses, working with management teams to create and realize value within its portfolio companies. Bridgepoint’s main focus is on acquiring market-leading businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion where the firm believes can create significant value under Bridgepoint ownership.
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