Company Taps Priyanka Singh to Lead Global People Function and Promotes Executives Myles Kleeger and Astha Malik

Braze, a leading comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers interactions between consumers and brands they love, today announced the appointments of Priyanka Singh as Chief People Officer (CPO), as well as new positions for Myles Kleeger, President & Chief Commercial Officer, and Astha Malik, Chief Business Officer.

“I’m very excited to welcome Priyanka to Braze and add her expertise and talent to our leadership team,” said Bill Magnuson, Cofounder and CEO of Braze. “Supported by our values and enhanced by our culture, Braze’s growth has always been driven by harmonious connection between our people, the technology we build, and the customers we serve around the globe. We are honored to have Priyanka leading our People team as they work to support and enhance our global employee community.”

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Singh has nearly 20 years of experience in human resources leadership roles, and joins Braze after serving as the Chief People Officer at Compass, a real estate technology company. Prior to Compass, Singh spent over ten years at premier asset management firm Bridgewater Associates where she most recently held the position of Chief of Staff to Co-CEO. As Chief People Officer at Braze, Singh will oversee all areas of human resources, including acquisition and retention, learning and development, people operations, total rewards, and workplace experience. She will also work to accelerate the company’s commitment to championing diversity and inclusion initiatives to create a culture where everyone can take their seat at the table.

“Braze has a culture of transparency and inclusion that recognizes how vital its team members are to present and future achievements, and I’m thrilled to join a company whose values mirror my own,” said Singh. “I look forward to leading the global People team and to expanding the company culture that makes Braze special, while helping propel our mission and values to the next level.”

Braze also announced new positions for two existing executives, Myles Kleeger and Astha Malik. As Braze enters its next phase of maturity and growth, the company has evolved its go-to-market (GTM) organization design for greater scale and efficiency. With this evolution, Braze has created a new centralized GTM Strategy & Operations group, which along with the Global Marketing organization will be led by Astha Malik, who has been promoted to Chief Business Officer. Joining this new GTM Strategy & Operations group is Devang Desai, SVP of GTM Operations. Myles Kleeger will assume the role of President & Chief Commercial Officer, and will continue to lead all customer-facing GTM teams, including Sales, Customer Success, Global Support & Services, and Growth.

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