US, October 6, 2014: Autodesk has appointed R. Scott Herren as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 1, 2014. Herren, who is currently serving as senior vice president of finance at Citrix, will bring 30 years of financial, strategic and operational experience to Autodesk.
Herren has spent the past 14 years at Citrix, a leader in mobile workspaces, virtualization, networking and cloud services. He currently leads the company’s finance, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, real estate and facilities teams. Prior to his current role, Herren held a variety of leadership roles at Citrix including vice president and managing director for EMEA and vice president and general manager of the company’s virtualisation systems group. Before joining Citrix in 2000, he spent 16 years in senior strategy and financial positions at FedEx and IBM.
He will be based in San Francisco and report to Autodesk President and Chief Executive Officer Carl Bass.