PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO), a leading provider of AI-powered SaaS pricing, CPQ, revenue management, and digital offer marketing solutions, today announced the appointment of Michelle H. Benfer to its board of directors effective November 16, 2023. Benfer joins the board as an independent director.
Benfer is a skilled leader with more than 20 years of experience leading and driving successful sales teams at some of the world’s most influential software and media companies. Benfer currently serves as Senior Vice President of Sales for BILL Holdings (NYSE: BILL), a leading financial operations platform for small and midsize businesses (“SMBs”). At BILL she is responsible for leading global Direct Sales. As a champion of SMBs, BILL’s integrated platform helps businesses thrive more efficiently via their payables, receivables and spend and expense management.
Prior to BILL, Benfer served in sales leadership roles for HubSpot (HUBS), including most recently as Senior Vice President Sales, The Americas, where she led sales for LATAM, U.S. and Canada regions. Previously, Benfer also served as Global VP Sales at LogMeIn (now GoTo) driving their high-growth products and held various sales roles in several media companies, including AOL, Meredith Corporation, and Condé Nast.
“I am excited to welcome Michelle to the PROS board,” said PROS Non-Executive Chairman of the Board Bill Russell. “Her track record of developing, leading and scaling sales teams will be a great resource for us as PROS continues to grow its business. I look forward to working with her to create even greater long-term value for our shareholders.”
“Michelle is a strong addition to our team, and I am thrilled she is joining us,” said PROS President and CEO Andres Reiner. “Michelle’s experience in growing successful sales teams and driving customer acquisition make her an ideal partner for the PROS team as we aggressively pursue the tremendous market opportunity before us.”
"I am truly honored to join the PROS Board during this time when AI-powered solutions are being embraced by the market,” said Michelle Benfer. “I look forward to working with the team and sharing my experience and knowledge to help the company further drive success and capture additional market share.”
Russell Reynolds advised the company in the Board search process.