Integrated cloud communications platform 8x8 announced the appointment of Germaine Cota as chief accounting officer.

Cota will report to Chief Financial Officer Samuel Wilson and oversee overall global accounting operations, financial reporting, tax, treasury, and internal audit functions.

Cota joined 8x8 at the beginning of 2020 as global vice president, corporate controller and treasurer. Prior to 8x8, she served as the U.S. chief financial officer for Nikkei-listed Mercari, where she was responsible for accounting and finance operations and transforming processes to support a rapidly growing business.