arcplan appoints Roland Hölscher as Chief Executive Officer

Langenfeld, Germany/Berwyn, PA – April 8, 2011 – arcplan, a leading provider of innovative Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that it has named Roland Hölscher as new chief executive officer (CEO). He succeeds Detlef Kamps who after 3 successful years as arcplan CEO has voluntarily stepped down.

“Over the last 3 years, Detlef has been instrumental in growing arcplan to a leading BI vendor. We are very grateful for his commitment to that goal and wish him every success in his future endeavors,” said Roland Hölscher. “As I step into his shoes, I hope to continue the company’s momentum as we expand our customer and partner base throughout the world.”

Roland Hölscher has more than 18 years of experience at arcplan, and most recently served as its Chief Technical Officer (CTO). In 1997, he founded and developed the American subsidiary arcplan Inc., which he ran until 2003 as President and CEO. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of arcplan Inc. for 14 years. In 2004, Hölscher was appointed to CTO and was in charge of product development for the arcplan group.

arcplan has made great progress over the last several years. The company defined a strategy that resulted in a number of new product offerings, including arcplan Enterprise 7, the latest version of its popular BI platform, and arcplan Engage, its next-generation BI search and collaboration tool. arcplan has also invested in increasing its market awareness and branding and has begun expanding into other regional markets.

“At our annual user conference arc|planet last week, we received very positive feedback from our customers, partners, analysts and the media,” said Hölscher. “arcplan is recognized as a vendor with not only great product offerings, but also with a lot of energy, thought leading innovations, and significant improvements in branding and visibility. These very encouraging comments validate the hard work and dedication we have put into supporting these initiatives. I’m very eager to lead arcplan through its next phase of growth.”

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 3,000 customers worldwide to leverage their existing infrastructure and achieve organizational efficiency through the powerful combination of analysis, insight and collaboration.  Simply put: We make organizations perform better.  Get more information at

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 9 (2010).

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