Media releasePublished on 08 December 2022

Xero announces new Chief Business Operations and Strategy Officer

Damien Tampling, Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer to depart Xero

Wellington – 8 December 2022 - Xero Limited today announces that Angad Soin, Xero’s EGM, Business Operations, has been promoted to a new Chief Business Operations and Strategy Officer role, effective 1 February 2023.

As part of Xero’s executive team, Soin will be responsible for leading the cross business processes that shape the development and execution of Xero’s global strategy and drive operational excellence. Soin joined Xero in early 2021 and prior to that worked at Deloitte for 13 years in various roles, most recently, Partner, National Lead in the Strategy & Transformation Office.

Soin, previously reported to Damien Tampling, Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer, who has decided to leave Xero after almost four years.

CEO, Steve Vamos said: “I would like to congratulate Angad who has demonstrated strong leadership with our efforts to drive cross functional operational excellence and execution of our strategic priorities.”

“I also extend my sincere thanks and congratulations to Damien for his significant contribution to Xero over the past four years. Damien has built several important functional capabilities that are key to our growth and future. Damien has led the development of Xero’s strategy and our M&A program that supports our aspiration to be the world’s most trusted and insightful small business platform. He has overseen the completion of five acquisitions across five different countries, the launch of the Xero App Store, the evolution of a number of our products and developed several strategic partnerships. We wish him all the very best for the future.”

Tampling’s final day will be 15 March 2023.

Media Contact

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About Xero

Xero is a global small business platform with 3.5 million subscribers which includes a core accounting solution, payroll, workforce management, expenses and projects. Xero also has an extensive ecosystem of connected apps and connections to banks and other financial institutions helping small businesses access a range of solutions from within Xero’s open platform to help them run their business and manage their finances. For three consecutive years (2020-2022) Xero was included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. In 2021, Xero was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), powered by the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment. Xero is a FIFA Women’s Football partner under FIFA’s new commercial structure.

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