8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), a leading provider of a cloud communications platform that integrates unified communications and contact center software, today announced the following leadership changes, effective immediately:
- Samuel C. Wilson, most recently the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer by the Board. Mr. Wilson succeeds Dave Sipes, whose employment relationship with the Company as chief executive officer has been terminated effective as of November 30, 2022.
- Kevin Kraus, most recently the Senior Vice President of Finance at the Company, has been appointed as interim Chief Financial Officer.
The Board has initiated a process to identify a permanent Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, which will include both internal and external candidates.
“We appreciate Dave’s leadership and contributions to the Company during his tenure,” commented Jaswinder Pal Singh, Chairman of the Board. “8×8 remains committed to delivering long-term value to our stockholders. We have confidence in Sam’s leadership and will work closely with him and the management team to ensure that this change is seamless for our customers, partners, employees, and stockholders.”