Software firm Kewill has appointed Robert Farrell as its chief executive.
Farrell was most recently president and chief executive of business reporting firm EDGAR Online. He was previously chairman and chief exec.utive of Metastorm, chief operating officer at LeadingSide, and president of the Americas for Mercator Software.
“We are delighted to have Bob join Kewill as CEO,” said Deep Shah, Partner with Francisco Partners, and Kewill board member. “Across our portfolio we are focused on leadership, integrity and growth. Bob brings those values and experience to Kewill. His track record as a thoughtful and successful leader is exceptional. We expect great things from him and his leadership team.”
Farrell said: “I’m very pleased to be a part of Kewill. The company has a global market presence, a strong track record of success and, I believe, enormous opportunity for growth. The strategy and expertise that resides in the company, coupled with the support of Francisco Partners, puts us in an excellent position for great things.”