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Deputy expands executive team with Alla MacDonald & Keshila Vallot Shannon
Wed, 3rd Apr 2024

Deputy today announced significant additions to its executive team with the appointments of Alla MacDonald and Keshila Vallot Shannon to the roles of Senior Vice President of Strategic Finance and Operations and Senior Vice President of Global Marketing respectively.

Alla MacDonald carries more than two decades of leadership in the finance sector, significantly within technology-driven companies, which have included Docusign and Intuit. In her new role, MacDonald will bring her extensive knowledge and industry experience in financial planning, risk management, and capital structure optimisation to refine Deputy's financial strategies and facilitate its continued global expansion.

CEO of Deputy, Silvija Martincevic, spoke highly of MacDonald: "Alla's exceptional track record of supporting go-to-market strategies and her deep understanding of global finance operations will be invaluable as we look to expand our reach and further solidify our market position. Her strategic vision and proven ability to drive financial excellence align perfectly with Deputy's ambitions for growth and innovation as we continue to scale and achieve our goals."

Simultaneously, Keshila Vallot Shannon, known for her rich background in marketing and brand development, is set to spearhead Deputy's global marketing manoeuvres. Her portfolio of successful marketing initiatives spans across prominant companies such as Lever, Taleo/Oracle, and Fitbit. Shannon's appointment has sparked enthusiasm within the Deputy ranks, with its CRO, Jaimie Buss stating: "Kesh's dynamic approach to marketing and her proven ability to craft compelling narratives that drive engagement and growth is exactly what Deputy needs. Her extensive experience in leading high-performance teams and her innovative outlook on brand development will play a crucial role in our efforts to capture new markets and audiences."

Both MacDonald and Shannon share a vision to utilise their respective areas of specialisation to fuel Deputy's future global growth.

Alla MacDonald commented on her appointment: "My experience has taught me the value of collaboration and building strong, data-driven teams. I can't wait to work with the talented individuals at Deputy to further build corporate strategy, and create significant global impact for hourly workers all over the globe."

Keshila Vallot Shannon also expressed her anticipation about her new role: "I look forward to leveraging my experience to elevate the brand further and connect with our audiences in impactful ways. I am passionate about making a difference, not just within the company but also in the communities we serve. I can't wait to start on this new chapter, driving Deputy's global marketing initiatives to new heights."

Deputy is a leading global platform that strengthens connections between employers and employees, ensures compliance, and revolutionises workplaces by optimising the operation of shift work. It has been adopted by over 330,000 workplaces, creating improved work-life experiences for 1.4 million shift workers worldwide.