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Frank Buytendijk Joins Hyperion as Vice President of Corporate Strategy

  • 19 April, 2006 17:36

<p>Hyperion (Nasdaq: HYSL), the leading provider of Business Performance Management software, today announced that Frank Buytendijk has joined the company as vice president of Corporate Strategy. In this role, Buytendijk will help drive strategic direction for Hyperion worldwide.</p>
<p>Buytendijk, a highly respected authority on business intelligence and Business Performance Management, joins Hyperion from Gartner, where he was a vice president of Research and Gartner’s lead analyst in performance management. Based in The Netherlands, he will focus specifically on Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).</p>
<p>“Frank will help Hyperion expand its BPM strategy and vision to meet the changing needs of its customers, said Howard Dresner, Chief Strategy Officer for Hyperion. “He is recognised as one of the most creative thought leaders in Business Performance Management today. Frank will make an excellent addition to our strategy team, which is tasked with guiding and influencing Hyperion’s global strategy.”</p>
<p>"I have always had high regard for Hyperion and have been very impressed with its management team," said Buytendijk. “The company has an excellent reputation with customers and is known as a vendor that delivers on its promises. I look forward to leveraging my expertise, especially in the EMEA region, to help advance Hyperion as the market leader in Business Performance Management worldwide.”</p>
<p>Prior to working with Gartner, Buytendijk held positions in the leading Dutch consultant firm VODW/Synergetics. He has also managed the business intelligence development group at Rabobank and has been a systems developer.</p>
<p>About Hyperion
Hyperion Solutions Corporation is the global leader in Business Performance Management software. More than 11,000 customers rely on Hyperion software to provide visibility into how their businesses are performing and to help them plan and model to improve that performance. Using Hyperion software, customers collect data, organise and analyse it, then communicate it across the enterprise. Hyperion offers the industry's only Business Performance Management solution that integrates financial management applications with a business intelligence platform into a single system.</p>
<p>Named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For (2004), Hyperion serves global customers in 45 countries. A network of more than 600 partners provides the company’s innovative and specialized solutions and services. Hyperion generated revenues of $703 million for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2005 and is traded under the Nasdaq symbol HYSL. For more information, please visit</p>
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