Anaplan appoints Charles Gottdiener as CEO and Board Member
Charles "Charlie" Gottdiener has joined the company as CEO and member of the Board of Directors.
Gottdiener joins Anaplan after four years at Neustar, where he was President and CEO. He will lead the global team with a focus on driving profitable growth and delivering business value to the world's largest enterprises.
As businesses around the world continue to navigate change and disruption, Gottdiener's leadership will position Anaplan as the only viable choice for enterprises looking for the agility and insight to succeed in today's market.
"Anaplan is the category leader in connected planning, a market that's growing rapidly due to the demand for real-time data and agility in business planning and execution," says Charles Goodman, Chairman, Anaplan.
"Charlie is a leader with the expertise and acumen to advance the company's vision while undergoing an important transformation to profitable growth. He shares our commitment to serving customers, partners, and employees with a world-class experience, and I am delighted to welcome him to Anaplan," Goodman adds.
"I am honoured to join Anaplan at this exciting time," Gottdiener says.
"Now, more than ever, companies need the ability to model and respond to macro changes in their business. Anaplan created the connected planning market 15 years ago. Today, it's used by more than 2,000 enterprises, and there's the potential to do so much more. I look forward to working alongside our talented employees and partners to create even greater value together."
In addition, the company announced the appointment of several new members to its Executive Leadership Team (ELT).
Joining existing ELT members Bill Schuh, Chief Revenue Officer; Fares Alraie, Chief Technology Officer; and Rohit Shrivastava, Chief Product Officer are Brian Kober, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief of Staff; Carey Pellock, Chief People Officer; Greg Giangiordano, General Counsel; and Hemant Kapadia, Chief Financial Officer. All members of the ELT will report directly to Gottdiener.
"It's an honour to welcome these proven leaders to Anaplan," Gottdiener says.
"Together with the current leadership team, they will deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and partners, accelerate our strategy, and empower and support our employees as we work to achieve profitable growth."