James Stirk appointed as interim CEO of Tradeshift
San Francisco – September 4th 2023 – Tradeshift has announced that its current Chief Revenue Officer, James Stirk, has been appointed to the role of interim CEO following Christian Lanng’s departure from the business.
During his tenure at Tradeshift, Stirk’s exemplary leadership skills and commercial acumen have earned him the respect of employees, customers, partners and the Tradeshift board. As CRO, he has driven a series of record-breaking deals for the company and played a pivotal role in the negotiations which led to the agreement with HSBC to form a joint venture company.
“I’m honoured to have been selected by the board and investors to take on this role of interim CEO at the beginning of a new and exciting chapter for Tradeshift,” said James. The deepening partnership we are forming with HSBC is one of a number of strategic moves we are making to drive scale, revenue growth and near-term profitability across our portfolio of solutions.
“As a global network of over a million connected companies, Tradeshift is redefining the way businesses connect, transact and grow. From both a technology and a talent perspective we are building on extremely strong foundations. As we look to the future, my immediate priorities will include maximizing the opportunities afforded to us through our relationships with key partners, and ensuring we continue to evolve the value proposition we deliver to every business that joins the Tradeshift network.”