Unit4, a world leader in enterprise systems for services organizations, today announced the appointment of Rob Gethen Smith to lead its Nonprofit Centre of Excellence.
Rob is a Not-for-Profit industry specialist having worked in the sector for the last 20 years. Prior to Unit4, he was a partner at charity and membership specialists, Adapta Consulting, where he advised charities and non-profits on the effective use of information systems. He is also a trustee for the international animal welfare charity SPANA, where he chairs the Fundraising and Communications sub-committee. Rob has worked as CIO at Anthony Nolan, Southbank Centre, Tate and Macmillan Cancer Support, and as customer engagement director at Blackbaud, developing business and technology strategies and leading change initiatives. His first role in the non-profit sector was as Head of Membership Services and then Deputy Director of Fundraising at the World Wildlife Fund in the UK.
“Rob’s experience working with nonprofit organizations combined with our industry focused solutions deliver a compelling proposition for customers,” said Jeremy Roche, Chief Product Officer at Unit4. “We understand their challenges and requirements for managing finances and projects carefully while being able to measure and report impact. Rob’s experience means he understands these challenges from a number of different perspectives and can truly partner with customers to provide advice and ensure Unit4 software supports their objectives.”
“I’m excited to bring my industry knowledge to the equation to ensure we continue to lead the nonprofit industry for enterprise applications.”Rob Gethen Smith
“Unit4 has delivered tailored solutions to the nonprofit industry for many years and has developed a differentiated offering,” Rob Gethen Smith. “I’m excited to bring my industry knowledge to the equation to ensure we continue to lead the nonprofit industry for enterprise applications.”
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