Google Exec Joins Xero

Google Exec Joins Xero 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/07/13 --  Online accounting
software company Xero Ltd (XRO) announces the appointment of Stuart
McLean to the new role of Chief Revenue Officer. McLean moves to Xero
from Google in Sydney where he has been Head of Enterprise Australia
New Zealand, driving cloud applications business for products such as
Google Apps. His previous roles also include managing a distributor
for cloud ERP solution NetSuite and an extensive career at enterprise
software vendor Oracle. 
Xero's new Chief Revenue Officer role is based at the Wellington head
office and oversees the global sales and marketing teams. The role
reflects the strong growth Xero is experiencing in offshore regions,
particularly in Australia, the UK and the United States. 
"Xero represents the next generation of SaaS companies with fantastic
product, great people and huge market potential. It has the
opportunity to expand dramatically in international markets. I've
been watching Xero for some time and am thrilled to have the
opportunity to join the Xero team at this stage in its growth," says
About Xero 
Xero is beautiful, easy to use online accounting software for small
businesses and their advisors. The company has over 135,000 paying
customers in more than 100 countries around the world. Xero's U.S.
team is based in San Francisco. Xero is hosted with Rackspace in
Texas. See  
For more information contact: 
Kristin Farrell 
PR for Xero 
(415) 963-4174 ex.10 
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