Autodesk CFO Jumps to Salesforce.com
Steve Cakebread in early June will become the chief financial officer of hosted CRM applications Salesforce.com, a position he currently holds at Autodesk.Hosted CRM applications provider Salesforce.com will announce Friday the appointment of Steve Cakebread as its chief financial officer, after Cakebreads departure from the same position at Autodesk was announced Thursday. Cakebread will leave Autodesk later this month and take over as CFO at Salesforce.com effective June 3. He replaces Andy Hyde, who left San Francisco-based Salesforce.com in March. "As we continue to scale the organization, we are excited to have Steve join our management team and help move Salesforce.com to the next level," said Marc Benioff, chairman, president and CEO of Salesforce.com, in a statement.
"His extensive senior management experience with leading high-growth technology companies will be a strategic advantage to Salesforce.com as we execute on our mission of delivering software as a service to companies of all sizes around the world."