Chris Jansen joins the Exact Executive Committee effective January 1, 2011.
Chris Jansen will also take over as the new Managing Director region Netherlands on the same day.
Simultaneously, Paul Ramakers will be appointed corporate business development director. He will remain member of the Executive Committee.
The appointments are in line with the recently initiated programs by Exact’s management to become more market-driven and return to organic growth.
Martijn Janmaat, CEO says that Paul has played a crucial role in Exact’s development over the past years and is confident that in his new role, he will continue to contribute to Exact’s future growth.
He adds that with Chris as new Managing Director region Netherlands, Exact will have an excellent starting position to realise their objective to accelerate organic growth.
Jansen brings over 25 years of IT experience with his most recent position being Managing Director at Ordina Nederland. His previous stints included Logica, where he last held the position of Managing Director Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, in addition to two years at NCR, 16 years at Hewlett-Packard and two years at Opin Kerfi.
Jansen is a senior sales and marketing professional and his experience encompasses marketing and sales (portfolio/solutions) as well as hardware and software products in addition to services such as consulting, outsourcing and maintenance.
Jansen holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands and the University of South Carolina, USA.
Exact Software is a global solutions provider offering business software products in over 125 countries worldwide.