Salesforce adds COO to vice chairman, president duties

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has named vice chairman and president Keith Block its chief operating officer, the company said.

Block will continue to report to Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff, serve as vice chairman and president and serve as a member of Salesforce´s board of directors.

Block joined Salesforce in 2013 as vice chairman, president and a member of the company´s board of directors. He currently serves on the board of Trustees for Carnegie-Mellon University, the Advisory board at Carnegie-Mellon University Heinz Graduate School and the board of Trustees at the Concord Museum.

He holds a Master´s of Science degree in Management & Policy Analysis and a Bachelor´s of Science degree in Information Systems Management from Carnegie-Mellon University.

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