Planet DDS has welcomed its newest CFO Shawn Edwards to the firm to oversee all finance, accounting and HR responsibilities.
Edwards brings with him experience as a SaaS CFO, having led finance, accounting, and HR teams for large, private equity sponsored software companies for nearly a decade.
Before joining the group, he partnered with CEOs and leadership teams to accelerate growth and maximize value for diversified middle market companies specializing in software and IT.
With over 15 years of private equity and M&A experience, he has participated in over 10 M&A transactions, making him an invaluable addition to the leadership team at Planet DDS.
Edwards said: “I’m thrilled to join the Planet DDS team. Planet DDS is already the clear leader in cloud-based solutions for the dental industry, and I look forward to working with the entire team to accelerate the growth trajectory of the company.”
Eric Giesecke, CEO, Planet DDS, added: “Shawn’s impressive background and experience working with high-growth SaaS companies make him a great fit for his new role at Planet DDS.
“He will be instrumental in providing financial leadership for our company. We welcome Shawn to our executive team and we look forward to his contributions in finance and M&A as we continue our rapid growth.”