Tradeshift Appoints Seasoned Counsel Amer Moorhead as Chief Legal Officer
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 3, 2018--Tradeshift, the world’s largest business commerce platform, today announced that Amer Moorhead has joined the company as its new senior vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel. The position will blend a number of responsibilities to help guide the company’s business operations.
“As we scale significantly, Amer brings deep experience in globalizing corporate operations,” said Tradeshift co-founder and CEO Christian Lanng. “What Amer brings is the right mindset and the skills to help us navigate to our next stage of development. He’ll be our legal advisor across every aspect of the company.”
Moorhead has held executive legal leadership roles at a number of high-growth technology firms. Most recently, he served as the vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at data-platform vendor Couchbase. There, Moorhead had responsibility across all elements of the company’s legal needs, with an emphasis on corporate, board, and financing activities, as well as globalizing and scaling Couchbase’s selling and contracting processes.
Before Couchbase, Moorhead was senior vice president and chief legal counsel at SAP and senior vice president at Ariba.
Moorhead holds a bachelor of science, business administration from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He earned both a master of business administration, finance and a juris doctor, business law from the University of San Francisco. He joined Tradeshift in August.
“What I find so appealing in this fintech and spend management space is collaboration,” Moorhead said. “Tradeshift is in the middle of buyers and sellers providing an essential collaboration platform. This creates fascinating opportunities for our customers to leverage data flow, data ownership, AI, and data insights. It’s a big reason I wanted to come to Tradeshift.”
Tradeshift drives supply chain innovation for the digitally connected economy. As the leader in supply chain payments and marketplaces, the company helps buyers and suppliers digitize all their trade transactions, collaborate on every process, and connect with any supply chain app. More than 1.5 million companies across 190 countries trust Tradeshift to process over half a trillion USD in transaction value, making it the largest global business network for buying and selling. Discover commerce for all at www.tradeshift.com
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