Unit4 Names Matthew Bagley as Chief Financial Officer
Company continues leadership team investment to accelerate the next phase of growth
Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud software for people-centric organizations, announced that Matthew Bagley has been named Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Bagley will lead Unit4’s finance organization and will be responsible for accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis, legal, and business and sales operations. He will succeed Gordon Stuart, who will officially step down from the CFO position having completed the refinancing and transition of Unit4 to its new owners.
Bagley joins Unit4 from RIMES Technologies, a financial managed data services & RegTech specialist providing services to the investment management community, where he has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2020. Previously, Bagley was Chief Financial Officer at eFront, a leading technology solution for alternative investment management. During his tenure, EBITDA more than tripled and the business was acquired by BlackRock resulting in a 6x return to private equity investors in 2019. He has held senior finance and consulting roles at numerous companies including Omnifone, Reevoo, ViewSonic, Alvarez & Marsal, and PWC. Bagley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Financial Accounting and Management Control from Sheffield Hallam University, and he is a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.
In addition, Unit4 has appointed Russell Alexander as General Counsel reporting to CFO Matthew Bagley. Filling this open position, Alexander will lead the company’s worldwide legal organization, responsible for corporate governance, product compliance, data protection, privacy, and intellectual property. He was previously General Counsel at Keyloop, a software and services company in the automotive dealer vertical, and its predecessor organizations as the international division of CDK Global and ADP Dealer Services. Before that, Alexander was General Counsel and Corporate Services Director at logistics company DHL UK & Ireland. As a seasoned legal expert, Alexander spent more than 10 years working in the corporate teams at international law firms in France and the UK. Alexander holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Trinity College Dublin, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of the West of England. Both Matthew Bagley and Russell Alexander will be based in the United Kingdom.