CALGARY, AB – June 24, 2020 – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that Andrew Huddart, recently appointed Benevity CEO, will no longer be able to continue in his role due to health reasons.
Andrew joined Benevity on June 1 as CEO while Founder Bryan de Lottinville transitioned into a new role as Executive Chairperson. Effective today, Bryan will resume the duties of CEO.
“We are disappointed that Andrew has had to leave us so quickly, but we wholeheartedly support him in prioritizing his health,” said Bryan de Lottinville, Benevity Founder and Chairperson. “We are certain he will face his health challenges with the grace and fortitude that has made him so successful in his career and life.”
“I appreciate how welcome I was made to feel by everyone at Benevity and remain impressed with the business and its people,” said Andrew Huddart, former Benevity CEO. “I am saddened to leave the team so suddenly, but I sincerely wish Benevity all the best in their continuing mission to make the world a better place.”
Over the past two years, Benevity has been developing its social and financial profile by investing in scale and operational excellence. This led to the addition of Steven Woods as Chief Technology Officer and Kelly Schmitt as Chief Financial Officer. In October 2019, Benevity announced $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity to accelerate the company’s ability to fulfill its vision of infusing a culture of Goodness into the world.
About Benevity Benevity, a certified B Corporation, is the leader in global corporate purpose software, providing the only integrated suite of employee engagement, community investment, customer engagement and nonprofit engagement solutions. A finalist in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards, many of the world’s most iconic brands rely on Benevity’s award-winning cloud solutions to power their purpose to better attract, retain and engage today’s diverse workforce, to improve their communities and causes, and to embed social action in their customer experiences. With software that is available in 17 languages, Benevity has processed more than 4 billion dollars in donations and 23 million hours of volunteering time and awarded 974,000 grants to 230,000 charities worldwide.