UiPath Appoints Marie Myers as Chief Financial Officer


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UiPath,
the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market leader, today announced the
appointment of Marie Myers as its chief financial officer (CFO). As CFO,
Myers will report directly to UiPath’s CEO and co-founder Daniel Dines
and will provide the financial leadership to support the company’s
global mission to accelerate the adoption of automation across public
and private sectors and businesses of all sizes.

Myers joins UiPath from HP where she served as the global controller and
executive officer. Leading a team of 2,200, she was responsible for the
financial statements in all of the countries where HP operates and HP’s
financial operations globally. She has spent the majority of her career
at HP and Compaq, holding several leadership positions including vice
president finance operations, printing and PC division and chief audit
executive. Myers spearheaded the “Finance of the Future” initiative at
HP, guiding the organization to adopt emerging, disruptive technologies
– such as RPA and artificial intelligence – to modernize financial
operations and become a pioneer more broadly in the digitization of
finance. Myers’ work recently earned the recognition of the Hackett
Group’s 2018 Digital Awards for Smart Automation.

Myers has also been widely recognized for her financial leadership
expertise and contributions as a female executive. She was honored as
one of Houston Business Journal’s 2018 Women Who Mean Business, was
named a 2017 HP Working Mother of the Year by Working Mother magazine
and was included on the 2016 “Top 20 Most Powerful Business Women in
Texas” list. She has also been recognized by Women in Computing, named
to the Top 40 Under 40 in Finance and selected by the University of
Queensland, Australia, as an Alumna of the Year.

Myers is a passionate advocate for diversity and education. She founded
and is president emeritus of Anti-Gray Market Alliance Board, and serves
on the boards of the University of St. Thomas Advisory in Houston, the
Girlstart Council for Houston, and the University of Queensland in
America, Inc.

“It’s an incredible opportunity to join UiPath during this phase of
growth and development and to help the company meet the skyrocketing
demand of RPA. I can tell you firsthand how this technology can deliver
real value within an enterprise and that is what really excites me,”
said Myers. “I am looking forward to being part of the team to usher in
the ‘Automation First’ era, giving organizations across the globe the
technology and support required to help them transform their operations.”

UiPath’s previous CFO Mihai Faur will become corporate controller and
chief accounting officer, reporting to Myers. “Mihai has built an
incredible global finance operation to enable UiPath’s amazing growth
and I am excited to work closely with him to take UiPath to the next
level,” commented Myers.

“We welcome Marie at a very important growth stage of the company. We’re
excited to have someone of her caliber and experience to lead our
financial operations as we prepare for the next phase,” said Dines. “Her
expertise in global financial leadership and in implementing automation
technologies makes her the ideal CFO for UiPath, and we are thrilled to
see what she’ll be able to accomplish as a member of our team.”

About UiPath
UiPath
is leading the “Automation First” era – championing one robot for every
person, delivering free and open training and collaboration and enabling
robots to learn new skills through AI and machine learning. Led by a
commitment to bring digital-era skills to more than a million people
through the UiPath Academic Alliance, the company’s enterprise Robotic
Process Automation (RPA) platform has already automated millions of
repetitive, mind-numbing tasks for business and government organizations
all over the world, improving productivity, customer experience and
employee job satisfaction.

Recently named by Comparably as the 6th
happiest place to work
and the 11th
best company culture among large businesses
, UiPath has become one
of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history. The
company is backed by over $400 million in funding from Accel, CapitalG,
Credo Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund, IVP, Kleiner Perkins,
Madrona, Meritech, Seedcamp and Sequoia.



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