Global cloud software leader appoints new executive to boost outcomes for non-profits
London, UK (28 September 2017) — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced the appointment of Lianne McGrory to managing director of Blackbaud Europe.
“Leveraging 13 years working with non-profits across Europe and the Pacific regions, I’m excited to take the lead and help organisations find efficiencies and implement best practices to improve fundraising outcomes,” said McGrory. “In my new leadership role, I have found the intersection of two great passions – social good and technology – and look forward to inspiring, supporting and partnering with customers to help them achieve their missions.”
McGrory is responsible for growing the European operation of Blackbaud’s International Markets Group, which has offices in London, Glasgow and Dublin. McGrory started with Blackbaud in 2004 working at company locations in Glasgow and London before relocating to Sydney in 2010 where she most recently managed the sales and professional services business for Blackbaud Pacific.
“Lianne is a seasoned technology leader who is passionate about growing social good while delivering excellent customer experiences,” said Jerome Moisan, president of Blackbaud’s International Markets Group. “I am confident that customers will uncover more opportunities and enhance business processes for greater fundraising outcomes with Lianne at the helm.”
To learn more about Blackbaud Europe careers, visit www.blackbaud.co.uk/company/careers.
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare institutions and individual change agents—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. The Blackbaud portfolio is tailored to the unique needs of vertical markets, with solutions for fundraising and CRM, marketing, advocacy, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate social responsibility, school management, ticketing, grantmaking, financial management, payment processing, and analytics. Serving the industry for more than three decades, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.co.uk.
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