“We are lucky to have a leader of Fred’s calibre and experience rotate into Field Sales from the customer experience organisation,” said De Vries-Schipperijn. “We looked for a leader who could not only support the growth of our business in these countries but drive the engagement within our organisation. Fred’s deep knowledge of our solutions, vast experience as a leader in the industry, and proven commitment to promoting an inclusive culture make him the best fit for the role.”
“We have a great opportunity to bring the value of our solutions to these emerging markets, enabling organisations to become data driven as they move to and transform in the cloud,” said Nylander.
“The focus on expanding Workday’s global footprint has never been stronger. Our continuous innovation in artificial intelligence and machine learning, industry-leading customer satisfaction, and consistent execution put us in a great position to achieve that growth in this region.”
Nylander joined Workday in 2018 as Group Vice President Services EMEA, bringing a wealth of knowledge from over 25 years of experience in the tech industry. Prior to joining Workday, Nylander served as Microsoft’s Head of Services Sales for the APAC region. Prior to this, Nylander held senior leadership positions at SAP and Oracle, proving his strong capabilities in the application software industry.