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Customers Come First, as Vend Appoints Ex-HootSuite Exec Sharad Mohan as Chief Customer Officer

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SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vend, the world’s leading online point-of-sale (POS) software provider, today announced the appointment of Sharad Mohan to its executive team. Mohan will lead and manage the global customer success teams as Chief Customer Officer. With thousands of small and independent retailers who are operating on Vend’s point-of-sale system, this addition solidifies the organization’s commitment to the success of its customers in North America and across the globe.

Mohan brings more than 10 years of experience in leading global customer-success teams. Before joining Vend, Mohan spent nearly three years at HootSuite as Director of Customer Success delivering customer loyalty and service to its nine million users. Large numbers of independent retailers are switching to Vend every month to streamline operations and grow their business. In his new role, Mohan will be responsible for leading company efforts to educate customers on the full capabilities of Vend’s retail management platform, enabling them to expand their operations across new channels, and open new storefronts.

“Vend has cultivated strong relationships with its customers since its inception, and that has been a key factor in the company’s success,” said Vaughan Rowsell, CEO of Vend. “We’re thrilled to welcome Sharad to our team as someone who shares our values and our focus on the success of new and existing customers. Sharad was essential in building the renowned customer success program that serviced HootSuite’s nine million customers, and I am confident that his experience will be instrumental to Vend’s next phase of growth.”

At HootSuite, Mohan led the Global Customer Service team, Professional Services team, and Customer Success programs where he was responsible for identifying and implementing improvements to drive customer expansion and success across channels, segments, and products.

“For a company like Vend, customer success is more than customer support; it is an opportunity to help small businesses and independent retailers grow and thrive in a competitive market,” said Mohan. “I’m excited to join a company that clearly puts its customers first, enabling independent retailers to take full advantage of their business operations. I look forward to working with the Vend team to expand, educate, and service its customer base through the next phase and beyond.”

About Vend

Vend provides a cloud-based point-of-sale and retail management platform that helps SMB retailers grow their businesses. With more than 10,000 stores worldwide, Vend is trusted by retailers in 140 countries. Founded in 2010, and headquartered in New Zealand, Vend has operations in Australia, the United States, and Canada, and has raised $30M from top-tier investors. For more information, please visit:

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