New York, November 21, 2023 – Pipedrive, the easy and effective sales CRM for small businesses, today announced the appointment of Phillip Mellet as its new General Counsel. With more than 15 years of experience in corporate, transactional and litigation roles, Mellet will be responsible for overseeing the company’s legal, governance, compliance and audit functions.
In his role, Mellet will be advising the leadership team on strategy and solutions regarding laws and regulations affecting Pipedrive’s business environment, customers and employees. As a leader of the global Legal team and outside counsel, he will be overseeing internal programs and processes such as governance, risk management, compliance, contracts, employee matters, third-party litigation and registrations.
“Phil is a valuable addition to our management team whose deep expertise will advance our legal, financial and business goals. His track record of success makes him a perfect leader to continue building on the solid foundations that Pipedrive has established over the years as we continue to scale and innovate for the benefit of small businesses across the world,” said Laurence Capone, CFO at Pipedrive.
Mellet’s decision to join Pipedrive was influenced by the company’s product-led growth model and customer-obsessed mindset underpinned by innovation and great team culture. “I’m excited and humbled to join the team at Pipedrive at this transformational time in the company. My goal is to contribute my expertise to the continued success and further growth of the company.”
Before joining Pipedrive, Mellet was the SVP & General Counsel at Healthpilot, a digital insurance broker providing a shopping, quoting and enrollment experience for Medicare-eligible individuals seeking health insurance. From 2013 to 2020, he served as the General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at InstaMed, a fintech company acquired by JPMorgan Chase that provides payment solutions in the healthcare industry. Mellet started his professional career as a corporate and securities attorney at Troutman Pepper LLP. He has a JD and MBA from Villanova University and a Finance degree from Pennsylvania State University.
Founded in 2010, Pipedrive is the easy and effective sales CRM that drives small business growth. Today, Pipedrive is used by revenue teams at more than 100,000 companies worldwide. Pipedrive is headquartered in New York and has offices across Europe and the US. The company is backed by majority holder Vista Equity Partners, and Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Atomico, and DTCP. Learn more at www.pipedrive.com.