August 05, 2019

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Anaplan Welcomes Mark Anderson as Chief Growth Officer

Anaplan Press Release

Seasoned executive has proven track record of rapidly building
and scaling organizations for growth and profitability

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2019 — Anaplan, Inc. (NYSE: PLAN), a pioneer in Connected Planning, today announced the appointment of Mark Anderson as Chief Growth Officer, effective August 5, 2019.

Anderson is well known as a dynamic executive with a wealth of experience leading global sales organizations and go-to-market operations at leading enterprise technology companies.

“I am very excited to welcome the kind of talent and breadth of knowledge Mark brings as a visionary growth leader,” said Frank Calderoni, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Anaplan. “He has deep experience driving sustained growth and scale, and his passion for building exceptional teams who will think, act and deliver on Anaplan’s ‘Customer First’ promise aligns with our strategy and culture.”

Anderson was most recently at Palo Alto Networks, where he served as President and Chief Revenue Officer since 2012. During his tenure, he helped grow the company from pre-IPO to one of the leaders in enterprise security. Prior to his role at Palo Alto Networks, he served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at F5 Networks, where he managed a 1,000-person sales team and helped grow the company’s annual revenue to more than $1 billion.

About Anaplan
Anaplan, Inc. (NYSE: PLAN) is pioneering the category of Connected Planning. Our platform, powered by our proprietary Hyperblock™ technology, purpose-built for Connected Planning, enables dynamic, collaborative, and intelligent planning. Large global enterprises use our solution to connect people, data, and plans to enable real-time planning and decision-making in rapidly changing business environments to give our customers a competitive advantage. Based in San Francisco, we have over 20 offices globally, 175 partners, and more than 1,150 customers worldwide. To learn more, visit

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