Shopify Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Shopify has announced the appointment of Amy Shapero as their new Chief Financial Officer.

Shapero will succeed Russ Jones, who has served as Shopify’s Chief Financial Officer since 2011 and helped it grow from a 50-person private company into a publicly traded business with more than 3,000 employees.

Jones is retiring but remain a strategic advisor to the company during a transition period.

Shapero joins Shopify from Betterment, an online wealth-management service, where she has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2016.

“We’re excited to welcome Amy to Shopify as our new CFO,” said Shopify CEO, Tobi Lütke. “Amy brings extensive financial, operational, and strategic experience. This, combined with her deep knowledge of the technology industry and experience scaling high-growth companies, will be a huge asset to Shopify as we enter our next phase of growth and further our mission to make commerce better for everyone.”

Shopify also announced the recent addition of Jeff Weiser as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Shopify, Weiser served as Chief Marketing Officer at Shutterstock (NYSE). Craig Miller, Shopify’s former Chief Marketing Officer, will now focus exclusively on his role as Chief Product Officer.