Strategic hire reflects rapid growth in the region following major acquisitions and customer wins
RALEIGH, N.C. – March 15, 2021 – insightsoftware, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the Office of the CFO, today announced that Dafydd Llewellyn has been appointed General Manager of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
This appointment further enhances insightsoftware’s dedication to the region, following its three recent acquisitions of IDL Group in Germany, Viareport in France, and Bizview Systems in Sweden. insightsoftware has 15 offices in the EMEA region, serving customers across financial planning, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, and analytics. In addition to acquisitions, new customer wins including McDonald’s Deutschland, Mercedes-Benz Truck Germany, and Sage Group plc have expanded insightsoftware’s business in EMEA. One third of the company’s revenue now comes from the region.
Dafydd will report directly to Joe Healey, insightsoftware’s Chief Operating Officer, and is responsible for directing all commercial operations in EMEA, leading the strategy and implementation of insightsoftware’s growth strategy, while delivering outstanding customer experiences to finance teams across the region.
Previously, Dafydd spent the majority of his career at SAP Concur, where he was the Managing Director of the EMEA SMB & Nationals business unit. He built one of the fastest growing and largest revenue generating segments for SAP Concur and led a cross-functional team including sales, marketing, customer success, and product development. Dafydd brings decades of expertise in scaling rapid growth businesses in conjunction with building diverse teams and a great culture.
Speaking about the new appointment, Joe Healey, COO of insightsoftware said: “Dafydd is an industry veteran who has great passion and drive for scaling innovative tech companies. Our growth in EMEA, from new customers to major acquisitions, is accelerating at a rapid pace, and this strategic hire continues our significant investment in the region.”
Commenting on his new appointment, Dafydd said: “insightsoftware has gone from emerging player to market leader in such a short space of time, and I’m thrilled to be part of its incredible, fast-growing journey.
“The Office of the CFO has been under tremendous strain this past year, and EMEA finance teams are no exception. With its complete digital tool kit focused on real-time data and automation, insightsoftware enables the Office of the CFO to run a world-class financial operation in a digital-first era,” said Dafydd.
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.