Marc Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce, recently announced through his X account that Denise Dresser would be the new CEO of Slack, following the departure of Lidiane Jones, who became the CEO of Bumble prior to this. Denise Dresser is the third CEO of Slack since its acquisition by Salesforce in 2020. Dresser’s previous experience includes senior executive roles at Salesforce, where she worked in the Accelerated Industries division for 12 years. She also has prior experience at Oracle and Arthur Andersen during their Big 5 era.
Slack has seen frequent CEO changes in recent times. Just last year, Stewart Butterfield, the co-founder, stepped down from the CEO position, and Lidiane Jones took over. However, Jones has now resigned, paving the way for Denise Dresser to step in as the new CEO.
TLDR: Denise Dresser has been appointed as the new CEO of Slack, succeeding Lidiane Jones. Dresser brings extensive experience from her previous roles at Salesforce, Oracle, and Arthur Andersen. Slack has experienced several CEO changes, with Dresser now taking the reins.