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Workday Appoints Hervé Uzan as New Group Vice President of EMEA South

Leadership appointment reinforces the company's commitment to growth in Southern Europe

PARIS, France, May 23, 2023 - Workday, Inc (NASDAQ: WDAY) a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced the appointment of Hervé Uzan as new group vice president of EMEA South, with responsibility for the Workday business in France, Iberia, and Italy.

Hervé Uzan will lead cross-functional teams to drive innovation and strong execution in the region and support growth. His knowledge and background in business intelligence, enterprise management, digital transformation, and the cloud will support Workday´s business and future growth aspirations.

“I am excited to support businesses across Southern Europe in their digital transformation journeys, as they seek greater agility to manage change,” said Hervé Uzan, Group Vice President, EMEA South, Workday. “Workday will play a key role supporting large and medium enterprises in the region as they look to transform their finance and human resources functions, to remain competitive through uncertain times.” 

With 30 years’ experience in the information technology sector, Hervé joined Workday in 2021 as vice president, field operations, EMEA, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the role. In addition to expanding the team, he has led multiple major and strategic projects that have become milestones for Workday, accelerating and elevating the company's ongoing expansion strategy in both EMEA and the customer ecosystem. Hervé is also currently leading the EMEA Workday Advisory Board composed of former CEOs of major European companies supporting and advising Workday EMEA in its development.

Before joining Workday, Hervé spent five years at Salesforce in the EMEA South region, and was most recently deputy general manager for France. He has worked with many industry-leading organisations including VMware, SAP and Apple, and holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne.

About Workday
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics are built with artificial intelligence and machine learning at the core to help organisations around the world embrace the future of work. Workday is used by more than 10,000 organisations around the world and across industries – from medium-sized businesses to more than 50% of the Fortune 500. For more information about Workday, visit

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Media Contacts:
Malika Brahiti
Workday EMEA
+33 (6) 80 14 14 47

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