Vertex Announces Key Promotions in Sales Leadership

Release date

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Berwyn, PA—Vertex, Inc., the leading provider of corporate tax software and services, today announced the promotions of Chris Jones and Penny Vennerholm to executive management roles within the company.

Chris Jones has been promoted to Vice President, Global Sales, focusing on sales strategy and planning at the enterprise level. This will include establishing sales operations in new regions and providing executive leadership for the company’s global alliance relationships.

Penny Vennerholm is now Area Vice President, Client Relationship Development, N.A., focusing on executive account management in North America. In addition to leading sales and account management, she will also have responsibility for sales from an operational perspective.

In their new roles, Jones and Vennerholm will provide executive focus, presence, and support for the multitude of opportunities facing Vertex.

“With their extensive experience and sustained commitment to advancing our brand and differentiating our business, Chris and Penny will broaden Vertex’s executive capacity and thought leadership as we expand into new and emerging markets,” said David DeStefano, President and CEO of Vertex.

About Vertex

Founded in 1978, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate tax software and services for companies of all sizes, from small to medium-sized businesses to global multinationals.

Vertex solutions enable companies to realize the full strategic potential of the corporate tax function. The company offers a variety of products and services that allow businesses to automate, integrate, streamline or even outsource their corporate tax processes. Vertex provides solutions in every major line of tax including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. Vertex also offers tailored solutions for specific industries including retail, communications, hospitality and leasing.  Vertex Managed Services allows companies to outsource sales and use tax returns and exemption certificate management.

Known for its innovative culture, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 850 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (São Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota and Seattle.

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