Demandware Adds Sheila Flaherty to its Executive Team as VP and General Counsel

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Seasoned legal advisor joins Demandware executive team to guide and drive company growth.

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I am excited about joining a company as dynamic as Demandware at such an interesting time in its evolution - Ms. Flaherty

Demandware, Inc., a global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced that Sheila Flaherty has joined the company in the role of Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Flaherty brings her extensive knowledge managing legal affairs at successful public and private corporations where she managed multiple mergers, acquisitions as well as public equity and debt offerings to help guide Demandware into its next phase of growth to become the on-demand ecommerce platform of choice.

“I am excited about joining a company as dynamic as Demandware at such an interesting time in its evolution,” said Ms. Flaherty. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to be part of this very talented and extremely committed executive team and I look forward to working with all of them to support Demandware’s continued success and its future growth.”

Before joining Demandware, Ms. Flaherty served as executive vice president and chief legal and administrative officer of Stream Global Services, a leading business process outsource (BPO) service provider specializing in customer relationship management for Fortune 1000 companies.
Prior to Stream Global Services, she was general counsel and vice president of Abiomed, Inc., a publicly traded medical technology company.

Ms. Flaherty also held several positions at Modus Media, Inc., a privately held business process outsourcer in the global supply chain and hosting services sector, including senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.

During her in-house career, Ms. Flaherty handled several large $100 million plus international private debt transactions and managed multiple mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well several successful public equity and debt offerings.

“Sheila’s strong background working as legal counsel across a variety of industries is of great value to Demandware as we continue to grow,” said Tom Ebling, CEO of Demandware. “We are lucky to have her on board and know that with her experience managing large scale transactions and activities, she will be able to successfully guide us into a very exciting phase for the company.”

Ms. Flaherty earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and received a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center, in Washington, D.C., and studied law at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

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About Demandware, Inc.
The trusted, global leader in on-demand ecommerce, Demandware revolutionizes how businesses deliver customized shopping experiences to consumers in the digital world. Only Demandware combines the on-demand ecommerce platform rated #1 by industry analysts, an open ecosystem of partners that extend the value of the platform, and measurable commitment by its employees to enabling client revenue growth. Demandware continually sets industry standards for market innovation and client satisfaction. Demandware clients include industry leaders such as Bare Escentuals, Barneys New York, Brooks Sports, Columbia Sportswear, Crocs, Hanover Direct, Jones Apparel Group, Lifetime Brands, Jewelry Television, Neckermann, Panasonic, Reitmans and Theory. For more information about Demandware, visit, call 888-553-9216 or email info(at)demandware(dot)com.

Christine Major
Corporate Communications Manager, Demandware
Phone: 603-743-4534
Email: cmajor(at)demandware(dot)com

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