Powell Software Names New Board Member Marc Diouane to Position Company for Growth in US Market
Software as a Service Industry Expert Brings 25 years of Investor Relations, Strategy and Revenue Growth to Global SAAS company
Powell Software, a company focused on creating digital solutions built on Microsoft 365 as well as tools to optimize Microsoft Teams to improve collaborative experience for users, today announced that Marc Diouane, a growth-focused Software as a Service (SAAS) market leader, has joined the company’s Board. Diouane will work to accelerate Powell Software’s growth strategy into a top software provider in the US, specifically focusing on the SAAS market to increase revenue yearly, build more global partnerships, and lead the company in transforming the future of the workplace for an increasingly remote and digital reality.
“I’m very excited to join the Powell Software board of directors”
“Marc understands the needs of our business and how to effectively develop successful strategies that will lead Powell Software to grow in the US market. With the boom in remote working, there is a significant increase in the need for platforms such as Microsoft Teams,” said Cyril De Queral, CEO of Powell Software. “He is an intelligent and creative marketing leader who joins our Board at the perfect moment, just as the market widens for the use cases our platform supports.”
With more than 25 years of strategy for company growth, IPOs, and SAAS experience, Diouane has supported companies through stages of exponential development in new and existing markets. He currently serves as Chief Business Officer at Checkr, Inc., the leading technology company in the background check industry. In his previous role as President of Zuora, he led the company from an early stage start-up through an IPO. Additionally, he also served as Divisional Vice President Sales for EMEA and APAC where he helped achieve tripled revenue within three years from $185 million to $455 million.
Diouane will bring his leadership experience to Powell Software to help revenue growth, build new partnerships and grow its 1.5 million users during this time of digital workspaces increasing popularity while companies continue to work remotely.
“I’m very excited to join the Powell Software board of directors,” said Marc Diouane, Board member of Powell Software. “Cyril and his team have built an amazing company and an incredible customer base. With the increase in remote working and the acceleration of Microsoft team’s adoption, Powell Software is very well positioned to continue its stellar growth trajectory.”