03 2021 Is Shirley Riddick Blog

insightsoftware appoints Shirley Riddick as General Manager for Asia Pacific

Industry veteran with extensive ERP, fintech, and business consulting experience to oversee multi-function APAC team for market leader in solutions for the Office of the CFO

RALEIGH, N.C. – March 15, 2021insightsoftware, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the Office of the CFO, today announced that Shirley Riddick has been promoted to General Manager of Asia Pacific (APAC) as the company looks to expand its presence and accelerate its momentum in key markets across the region.

Reporting directly to Joe Healey, insightsoftware’s Chief Operating Officer, Riddick is responsible for directing all commercial operations across the APAC region, including sales, professional services, support, and customer success. With regional headquarters in Sydney, insightsoftware has four offices in APAC, serving ANZ Bank, Wesfarmers, ActewAGL, and others using the company’s portfolio of financial planning, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, and analytics solutions. APAC is a significant contributor to the company’s revenue and a strategic region in our growth plans.

An industry veteran, Riddick brings nearly two decades of experience with an emphasis on ERP software sales and operations, software design and development, consulting, implementation, and training. She previously served as the Managing Director of Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific as well as Head of Global HR for Excel4apps prior to its acquisition by insightsoftware. Earlier in her career, Riddick was a consultant for EOH Consulting and KPMG Consulting, as well as a business analyst for ExxonMobil.

“Over the past two years, Shirley has overseen a significant increase in our sales across the region as she built broader awareness for our brand and world-class portfolio of solutions for the Office of the CFO,” said Joe Healey, COO of insightsoftware. “The rapid growth of our business across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and other key markets had reached a point where we needed a regional leader with the industry experience, strategic vision, and engaged management style to take our APAC business to the next level – and we were fortunate she was already on our team.”

“The pandemic has demonstrated to businesses across the APAC region the need to accelerate digital transformation initiatives and for more automated access to real-time data for better informed business decisions,” said Riddick. “APAC represents a huge opportunity for us, and my strengths are centered around scaling businesses to take advantage of hyper growth opportunities. I couldn’t be more excited about the road ahead.”

About insightsoftware
insightsoftware is a leading provider of financial reporting and enterprise performance management software. We enable the Office of the CFO to connect to and make sense of their enterprise data in real time so they can proactively drive greater financial intelligence across their organization, which is how best-in-class finance teams operate. Over 25,000 organizations worldwide rely on insightsoftware’s portfolio of best-in-class reporting, analytics, budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, and tax solutions to provide them with increased productivity, visibility, accuracy, and compliance. Visit insightsoftware.com for more information.