Veeva Systems appoints Mark Carges to its Board of Directors

– USA, CA – Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) today announced the appointment of Mark Carges to the company’s Board of Directors. Carges brings deep development and operational experience to Veeva’s board, having built some of the most impactful and widely-used consumer and enterprise software platforms.

Carges previously served as chief technology officer at eBay Inc. and BEA Systems. He is currently on the board of directors of Splunk and Magnet Systems.

“Veeva has established itself as one of the leading cloud innovators,” said Carges. “As the transition to the cloud accelerates, I look forward to playing a role in Veeva’s continued success transforming the life sciences industry and beyond.”

“Mark has a unique mix of consumer and enterprise expertise, as well as a wealth of software development and operational experience,” said Peter Gassner, founder and CEO of Veeva Systems. “He is a well-known technology leader who will be a tremendous asset to Veeva as we build the next-generation of cloud applications.”

About Mark Carges

Carges currently serves on the board of directors of Splunk and Magnet Systems. He was the CTO of eBay Inc. from September 2009 to September 2014, and served on the eBay Inc. leadership team since 2008 overseeing their platform strategy, with overall responsibility for technology, software development, and site operations for Prior to eBay Inc., he was at BEA Systems, a provider of enterprise application infrastructure software that was acquired by Oracle in April 2008. Over more than a decade at BEA, he held various senior technology leadership roles, including chief technology officer. Carges began his career at Bell Labs as one of the original architects of Tuxedo, a software solution for constructing highly scalable transaction processing applications. Carges has also previously served on the board of directors of Rally Software.

About Veeva Systems

Veeva Systems Inc. is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva has more than 525 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

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