arcplan Promotes Jan Panthel to VP Sales EMEA

New Vice President Brings Deep Domain Experience to Strong Economic Area

Langenfeld, Germany – June 12, 2013 – Business Intelligence (BI) expert arcplan today announced Jan Panthel has been promoted to Vice President of arcplan’s sales operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Formerly, he was Director of Strategic Alliances & Business Development EMEA. In his new role, Panthel is responsible for sales of all arcplan products and services, fostering continued growth of the company's substantial footprint across the region. 

Since joining arcplan in 2009, Panthel has supported arcplan's business development, initiating and managing co-operations with Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Furthermore, he has been responsible for numerous new business activities, such as winning large international projects with global market leaders in telecommunications, consumer packaged goods and manufacturing. 

Panthel has more than ten years of experience in the field of enterprise software. He began his career as a Management Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, leading predominantly Customer Relationship Management (CRM) projects. Prior to that, Panthel deepened his strategic expertise at Business Objects, today SAP BusinessObjects. At Sybase he was involved in projects at key accounts from the financial and steel industries. 

"During the last 20 years, arcplan has effectively and consistently grown its presence in EMEA by focusing on customer needs and delivering business-specific solutions that meet the demands of various industries," said Panthel. "I am delighted to be part of the leadership team. In the upcoming months we’ll aim to increase our business in the region. "

"We are very pleased to have Jan Panthel at the forefront of our sales operations in one of our strongest regions," said Roland Hölscher, arcplan's CEO. "In the past he has successfully demonstrated his talent for developing strategic alliances and optimizing the company's performance – ideal qualities for his new role as VP Sales EMEA."

About arcplan
arcplan is a leader in innovative Business Intelligence, Dashboard, Corporate Performance and Planning software solutions for desktop and mobile use.  Since 1993, arcplan has enabled more than 3,200 customers worldwide to leverage their existing infrastructure for better decision making. Empowering all users to connect and collaborate with relevant information is crucial for improving business performance. With arcplan – it simply works.

arcplan's flagship product arcplan Enterprise® was rated the #1 3rd party tool for SAP BW, Oracle Essbase, and IBM Cognos TM1 in The BI Survey 12 (2012).