The Lancer Group places Amelia Generalis as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Workplaces at 8×8, the leading provider of truly unified communications

SAN JOSE, CA – The Lancer Group places Amelia Generalis as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Workplaces of 8×8 (NYSE: EGHT; LTM Rev: $283M; Mkt Cap $1.6B), the leading provider of truly unified communications. The 8×8 suite of products seamlessly weaves together cloud telephony, messaging, meetings and contact center solutions with a data analytics platform, helping modern organizations communicate at the speed of employee and customer expectations.

Amelia brings to 8×8 over 25 years of HR and business experience across Fortune50 global brands as well as late stage “unicorn” hypergrowth companies. In this new role, Amelia is responsible for developing and leading the Human Resourcesfunction and optimizing the company’s human capital performance and needs sothat it is a metrics-driven, strategic business partner to the CEO and Board.

Most recently, Amelia served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Chief People Officer of Model N (NYSE: MODN), a leading provider of cloud-based revenue management solutions to the life sciences, tech and manufacturing space, where she led the people integration of the largest acquisition in the history of the company. Prior to Model N, Amelia held executive and management positions at leading organizations including Success Factors (acquired by SAP in 2012), Anaplan, Electronic Arts, and Royal Dutch Shell.

She holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

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 (


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