Catchpoint Appoints James Stewart VP of Finance
Executive Will Lead Finance and Legal Teams as Company Grows to Meet Demand For Digital Experience Monitoring
December 06, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catchpoint®, a leading digital experience intelligence company, announced the hiring of James Stewart as its Vice President of Finance.
Stewart will lead the finance and legal teams at the company, with responsibilities for developing financial strategies and processes to support Catchpoint’s growth objectives, ensuring legal and accounting compliance, overseeing corporate policies and managing its relationship with lending institutions and external auditors. He will be based in Catchpoint’s New York office.
James Stewart brings over 13 years of hands-on SaaS finance experience across public and private sectors, including international M&A and corporate finance expertise. He was previously VP of Finance at Return Path, an email marketing technology startup, and served in a number of finance leadership positions at Thomson Reuters, most notably as VP of Finance for Emerging Markets and CFO for Middle East & North Africa, based out of Dubai.
“Our expansion plans are ambitious, and warrant the hiring of a financial and legal professional at James’s level,” says Mehdi Daoudi, CEO and Co-founder of Catchpoint Systems. “His international background fits perfectly with our plans for growth across global markets, and his knowledge and expertise will be invaluable as we move forward.”
Stewart originally hails from the UK, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Japanese and Business Studies at the University of Sheffield. He is also a certified public accountant. While living in Japan, he realized the role of financial leadership in successful organizations and decided to pursue a career in finance.
“Joining a company like Catchpoint, which has already taken impressive steps grabbing market share and making a name within the IT and monitoring industries, is extremely exciting,” says Stewart. “I’m thrilled to be a part of this journey as we continue to grow.”
Catchpoint’s digital performance analytics allow organizations to strengthen brands and enhance revenues by delivering exceptional user experiences. Catchpoint has the broadest geographic distribution of monitoring locations worldwide, analyzing the speed, availability and reliability of ecommerce sites and other online services. By combining this information with advanced analytics, Catchpoint customers can quickly and accurately find and fix the source of problems, often before they become apparent to users.
Catchpoint is a leading digital performance analytics company that provides unparalleled insight into your customer-critical services to help you consistently deliver amazing digital experiences. Catchpoint is the only performance monitoring platform that provides integrated synthetic and real user monitoring, comprehensive test types, real-time analytics, and a diverse node network to help you continuously preempt performance issues and optimize service delivery. More than 380 customers in over 30 countries trust Catchpoint to strengthen their brands and grow their businesses. To request a free trial, visit www.catchpoint.com/freetrial.
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