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.
Since 1978, Vertex, Inc., has been a leading provider of tax technology and services, enabling companies of all sizes to realize the full strategic potential of the tax function by automating and integrating tax processes, while leveraging advanced and predictive analytics of tax data. Vertex provides cloud-based and on-premise solutions that can be tailored to specific industries for every major line of tax, including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, and with offices worldwide, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals and serves companies across the globe.