VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WeCommerce Holdings Ltd. (“WeCommerce”) (TSXV:WE) is pleased to announce the hiring of David Charron as Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2021, Susan Min as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective today and Jordan Taub as Director of Corporate Development.
Mr. Charron brings over three decades of financial experience and acumen to WeCommerce, including twelve years as CFO of TSX-listed technology companies. Mr. Charron joins from TeraGo, a TSX-listed provider of cloud, colocation and connectivity services, where he served as CFO since 2017. From 2009 to 2017, Mr. Charron was CFO of Redknee Solutions (now known as Optiva), a TSX-listed global provider of communication software products, where he oversaw significant growth in revenue and market capitalization. He has a B.Eng and an MBA from McMaster University, holds CPA and CMA designations and is a Chartered Director.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Dave as WeCommerce’s CFO,” said Chris Sparling, CEO of WeCommerce. “His broad range of capital markets expertise, experience in high growth technology companies, capital allocator mindset and strategic leadership will be invaluable as we embark on WeCommerce’s next chapter of growth.”
David Charron added, “It’s an exciting time at WeCommerce, and I am delighted to join Chris, Alex and the rest of the WeCommerce team to help drive significant growth both in the business and in shareholder value.”
“Alongside Dave, we’re pleased to welcome Susan and Jordan to WeCommerce,” said Alex Persson, President and Interim CFO of WeCommerce. “We’ve significantly expanded WeCommerce over the past nine months since becoming a public company, and our expanded leadership team will help take advantage of the growth opportunities in front of us as we continue to build the leading provider of world-class software and digital tools for merchants in the Shopify ecosystem.”
Ms. Min has over twenty years of broad legal experience in advisory, dealmaking and corporate governance from in-house counsel, private practice and public service roles. She spent seven years in various senior roles at Goldman Sachs, including Global Head of Risk & Policy Group. In global private practice, she represented public and private companies, sovereigns and quasi-sovereign entities in capital market transactions. She began her legal career as an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance.
Jordan Taub joins WeCommerce as Director of Corporate Development from Constellation Software’s Operating Group, Vela Software, where he most recently served as a Portfolio CFO. Previously, Mr. Taub was Director, M&A in the Constellation Software head office.
About WeCommerce Holdings Ltd.
WeCommerce provides merchants with a suite of ecommerce software tools to start and grow their online store. Our family of companies and brands include Pixel Union, Out of the Sandbox, Archetype, Yopify, SuppleApps, Rehash, Foursixty and Stamped. As one of Shopify’s first partners since 2010, WeCommerce is focused on building, acquiring and investing in leading technology businesses operating in the Shopify partner ecosystem.
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