Mark Hawkins

President and Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

 

Member of the Board of Directors for Plex Systems, Secureworks, The Ocean Cleanup, and Toast.
Founding member of the USA Chapter of The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project CFO Leadership Network.

As President and Chief Financial Officer at Salesforce, Mark Hawkins is responsible for leading the company’s global finance organization and is a member of the company’s executive committee reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff.

Hawkins has more than 30 years of experience with leading finance organizations at global software and technology companies including Autodesk, Logitech, Dell, and Hewlett-Packard.

At Autodesk, Hawkins served as CFO and Executive Vice President from 2009 to 2014, leading the company’s global finance, information technology, and procurement organizations. From 2006 to 2009, Hawkins was CFO and Senior Vice President of Finance & IT at Logitech International SA.

From 2000 to 2006, Hawkins served as Vice President of Finance for Dell’s worldwide procurement and logistics organization, as well as Vice President of Finance for Dell’s U.S. Home Segment. Prior to Dell, Hawkins spent nearly 19 years at Hewlett-Packard where he held a variety of finance and business management roles, including a two-year posting in Europe.

Currently he is a member of the Board of Directors for Plex Systems, Secureworks, The Ocean Cleanup, and Toast. He sits on the NYSE Listed Company Advisory Board and is a founding member of the USA Chapter of The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project CFO Leadership Network. Hawkins also sits on the World Economic Forum’s Financial Systems Stability Initiative and has hosted the Davos WEF CFO Forum from 2015 to present. He holds an MBA in finance from the University of Colorado and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.