Andrew Lawson

Andrew Lawson

Andrew is the Executive Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), a position he has held since January 2017.  In this role he is responsible for Salesforce’s enterprise business across EMEA – Salesforce’s second largest region.

He joined Salesforce in July 2013 as UK&I Managing Director and Senior Vice President, Northern Europe. Since then he has been instrumental in driving the extensive growth the company has seen throughout EMEA. 

As Managing Director he led the company to achieve 3rd Best Place to Work in the UK Great Places to Work ranking and the 8th Best UK Employer in the Glassdoor rankings, among many other awards. This year, Andrew was recognised for his work to promote diversity in the tech industry, ranking 4th on Management Today’s Agents of Change power list.

Prior to joining Salesforce, Andrew worked for Oracle for 14 years, in a range of sales and management roles including Vice President of Commercial Industries. He was also Chair of the UK Partner Advisory Board and sponsor of Oracle Directs Sales Academy. Prior to Oracle, Andrew worked for Siebel and CA.