Fieldglass Names John Jennings Chief Financial Officer

Jennings' Experience Well-Matched to the Dynamic Services Procurement Industry


CHICAGO—January 16, 2012—Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced proven business executive John Jennings will serve as the company’s chief financial officer (CFO). With more than 20 years of fiscal management experience, Jennings has a solid track record of leading and supporting strategic corporate growth and transformative change.

Jennings joins Fieldglass just as the company closes out its sixth consecutive year of profitability. As CFO, Jennings will oversee Fieldglass’ financial growth as it continues to expand domestically and internationally, further demonstrating its best-in-class technology solution.

“Fieldglass is the technology leader in a rapidly expanding global market,” said Jennings. “I am confident that my experience will lend itself well to the company’s innovative culture, and I am looking forward to supporting Fieldglass exciting growth initiatives in 2012 and beyond.”

Most recently Jennings served as CFO at The Merchandise Mart, the world’s leading operator of showroom buildings and events. In that role, he was responsible for the integrity of all financial information and systems to meet public company requirements. Jennings previously held senior financial roles with OfficeMax Incorporated and CVS Caremark Corporation.

“After a thorough executive search, we are thrilled to welcome John to Fieldglass,” said Jai Shekhawat, CEO, Fieldglass. “His impressive experience in enabling operational improvement at much larger organizations and his understanding of public markets make John a perfect fit to lead Fieldglass’ finance organization.”


Fieldglass, Inc. provides the leading SaaS platform to procure and manage contingent workers, services such as Statement of Work projects, independent contractors, and specialized talent pools. The highly-configurable product suite provides transparency into the entire workforce and helps companies optimize program performance and make more strategic labor decisions.

Backed by proven experience and the industry’s largest customer base, Fieldglass serves Global 2000 firms in over 70 countries. Customers such as Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto, Rio Tinto, and GlaxoSmithKline realize greater efficiencies, control spend, improve quality and enforce compliance. For more information, visit