Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that it has promoted Chano Fernandez to co-CEO, alongside Workday Co-Founder Aneel Bhusri, who was previously sole CEO. Both co-CEOs will report to the Workday Board of Directors.
With the co-CEO model, Aneel will oversee product and technologies as well as corporate functions, including the offices for HR, finance, and operations. In his new role, Chano will expand his current responsibilities to include the entire customer relationship, from acquisition to customer services, support, and success. With this change, Robynne Sisco will be president and chief financial officer, keeping her responsibilities overseeing the company’s finance, investor relations, and legal and compliance organizations.
Chano joined Workday in 2014 and has held several leadership roles within the sales organization, including president of EMEA and APJ, and was most recently co-president of Workday, responsible for global field operations and strategic partner alliances. Prior to Workday, Chano held senior positions at software companies as well as in global consulting.