On August 8, 2022, Salesforce, Inc. announced that Brian Millham, age 53, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective August 8, 2022. In this new role, Mr. Millham will continue to oversee the Customer Success Group and Professional Services and will take on responsibility for the Global Sales organization, partnering across the business to ensure relevance, enablement, and operational excellence to support the Company's continued growth. Mr. Millham has been with Salesforce since its inception in 1999, most recently serving as Chief Customer Success Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Global Distribution, from February 2022 to August 2022.
From February 2021 to February 2022, he served as President, Customer Success Group and Chief Operating Officer, Worldwide Distribution. From August 2018 to February 2021, Mr. Millham served as President, Customer Success Group. Salesforce's Customer Success Group offers services globally to ensure customer success by accelerating adoption, engagement, and growth for customers of all sizes.
From June 2017 to August 2018, Mr. Millham served as Executive Vice President, Americas Commercial, and B-to-C Sales, Global Strategy. Previously, Mr. Millham served in various leadership roles in business development, account management, and sales. Mr. Millham received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
The Company also announced that Gavin Patterson has transitioned from his current role as President and Chief Revenue Officer, where he oversaw significant revenue growth over the last two years, to Chief Strategy Officer of the Company, effective August 8, 2022. In his new role, Mr. Patterson will help the Company continue to innovate and deliver customer success.