CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB), the leading provider of software and services for the global philanthropic community, today announced Jerome Moisan has joined the company’s Executive Leadership Team as president of its International Business Unit (IBU). He will lead Blackbaud’s international operations including Blackbaud’s United Kingdom, Australia and Ireland offices.
“It’s with confidence that I welcome Jerome into this position, and know that under his leadership our IBU business will remain a strategic, high performing unit as he leads our international growth efforts,” said Mike Gianoni, Blackbaud president and CEO.
Moisan joined Blackbaud in 2011 as managing director for Blackbaud Europe and works out of the company’s London office. Prior to joining Blackbaud, he held executive roles at Travelport, managing the UK and Ireland operations following business and marketing development roles in France and Italy.
“Blackbaud’s international footprint has grown significantly in the past few years, in large part due to the success of everydayhero™, Raiser’s Edge NXT®, eTapestry™ and Blackbaud CRM™ sales,” said Moisan. “I look forward to leading the company’s international efforts as well as continue to drive the accelerated growth we’re experiencing.”
Moisan holds a dual degree from University of Northumbria (United Kingdom) and ESC La Rochelle (France). Among other causes, he is a supporter of Alzheimer’s Society in the UK.
Serving the worldwide philanthropic community for more than 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) combines innovative software and services, and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to power the passions of more than 30,000 clients, including nonprofits, K-12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations and other charitable giving entities, and corporations. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, as well as a resource network that empowers and connects organizations of all sizes. Blackbaud's portfolio of software and services support nonprofit fundraising and relationship management, eMarketing, advocacy, accounting, payments and analytics, as well as grant management, corporate social responsibility, and education. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise, invest, manage and award more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.
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