Anaplan launches in Europe with strategic acquisition, opens EMEA headquarters in Paris

 

Anaplan, a provider of cloud-based modelling and planning solutions for sales, operations, and finance, today announced its expansion into Europe through the acquisition of Vue Analytics, its Master Reseller in the UK & Ireland, and the opening of its European headquarters in Paris.  The company has appointed Laurent Lefouet, former Chief Operating Officer at SAP, as Anaplan’s General Manager of EMEA.  With offices now established in the UK and France, Anaplan aims to expand into additional European markets throughout the year.

“Successful businesses across the globe are already embracing our powerful cloud-based planning tools to set operational targets, track performance of key indicators, and make better, faster decisions about how to adapt to rapidly changing market conditions,” said Anaplan CEO Fred Laluyaux.  “Our acquisition of Vue Analytics, the opening of our new EMEA headquarters in France, and the addition of Laurent Lefouet to our management team will allow us to meet growing demand for our solutions and better serve our expanding customer base in the EMEA region.”

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Laurent Lefouet
Anaplan’s newly-appointed
General Manager of EMEA

Anaplan, fournisseur de solutions cloud de planification et de modélisation, pour les métiers de la vente, de la gestion des opérations et de la finance, annonce son implantation en Europe suite à l’acquisition de Vue Analytics, son principal distributeur sur le Royaume-Uni et l’Irlande, ainsi que l’installation de son siège social européen basé à Paris. Anaplan annonce également la nomination de Laurent Lefouet, anciennement Chief Operating Officer de SAP France, au poste de Directeur Général EMEA. Avec des bureaux aujourd’hui établis en France et au Royaume-Uni, Anaplan entend poursuivre son expansion européenne tout au long de 2013.

“De nombreuses entreprises dans le monde ont déjà opté pour nos outils de planification afin de définir leurs objectifs opérationnels, suivre leurs indicateurs de performances, accélérer leur prise de décision et ainsi s’adapter à des conditions versatiles de marché”, constate Fred Laluyaux, CEO d’Anaplan. “L’acquisition de Vue Analytics, l’implantation de notre nouveau siège social EMEA en France et le renfort de Laurent Lefouet au sein de notre équipe dirigeante sont autant d’atouts pour répondre à une demande croissante de nos solutions. Nous accompagnons ainsi nos clients toujours plus nombreux au sein de la région EMEA”.

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