arcplan Strengthens Management Team

  • New CFO Frank Zimpel takes responsibility for Finance
  • Tiemo Winterkamp named New Director Marketing EMEA & APAC

Langenfeld, April 23, 2009 – arcplan, an international provider of Enterprise Performance Management solutions, strengthens its management team. Frank Zimpel joins arcplan as new Chief Financial Officer. Furthermore Tiemo Winterkamp will take responsibility as Director of Marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as Asia and Pacific (EMEA & APAC).

Frank Zimpel joins arcplan as Chief Financial Officer
The qualified bank officer and graduate in business economics has more than 19 years of professional experience, with 16 years in management positions. Prior to arcplan Zimpel was Managing Director at denkwerk GmbH, an internet agency in Germany fo-cussing on branding, online advertising, e-commerce solutions and technology services,. Successfully leading denkwerk for seven years, Zimpel was instrumental in the restruc-turing of the agency after the new economy break down. Zimpel had a leading role in establishing denkwerk as one of the TOP 15 internet agencies.

From 1997 to 2001 Zimpel led the finance department of Uncle Sam GmbH & Co. KG, an international sportswear company where he was responsible for the integration of new companies. Zimpel also held key positions at Toyota Kreditbank GmbH and Schäfer Sportswear GmbH.

“It is my top objective to bring even more flexibility to the internal structures of arcplan and to drive arcplan´s international approach strengthening the company´s position as a global player in the BI arena,“ explains Frank Zimpel.

Tiemo Winterkamp new Director Marketing EMEA & APAC
With a degree in computer science, Winterkamp joins arcplan with 19 years of expertise in the IT industry with a dedicated focus on Business Intelligence (BI). Before joining arcplan he worked as a management consultant leading go-to-market strategies and positioning for high tech companies (start ups and SMBs). As an entrepreneur Winter-kamp founded the phone self-services provider VoiceObjects in 2001. There he held the role as Vice President Strategy & Market Research and at the same time was responsi-ble for the company´s global marketing. An expert in the BI space, Winterkamp also served as Marketing Manager Central Europe for BI provider MicroStrategy in Germany and worked closely with the US headquarters. After his graduation Winterkamp gained professional experiences as System Consultant and Marketing Manager at Informix, Software AG and Ingres.

Winterkamp is the author of a variety of articles and whitepapers as well as co-author of a book on data warehousing.

“arcplan combines 15 years of market experience, an extraordinary product and cus-tomer base with the required flexibility and agility to set a course in the BI market. With its new Web 2.0-oriented functionalities and the seamless integration into web-based portals arcplan already delivers state-of-the-art technologies today. Being in charge of marketing in EMEA and APAC I will bring our power of innovation to market with the help of innovative new concepts“, says Tiemo Winterkamp.

About arcplan

arcplan is an established independent business intelligence solution provider delivering timely, contextual and actionable information that empowers businesses to improve business perfor-mance while leveraging existing infrastructure. Since 1993, arcplan has enabled more than 2,500 customers worldwide to achieve organizational efficiency through the powerful combina-tion of information and analysis proving beneficial to the bottom line. Get more information at

arcplan’s flagship product arcplan Enterprise® was rated the #1 3rd party tool for SAP BW, Ess-base, and TM1 in The BI Survey 8 (2009).

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