BlueCielo Appoints New CEO to Support Next Phase of Growth

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Luuth van der Scheer, experienced executive in the process and infrastructure industries, new CEO; Martijn Janmaat to focus on growing BlueCielo organization and market presence in Latin America

BlueCielo ECM Solutions, a leading global software company offering Engineering Content Management (ECM) solutions, announced today the appointment of Luuth van der Scheer as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As an experienced and well-respected chief executive van der Scheer brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the infrastructure and process industries. Van der Scheer has been named CEO to support the next phase of growth in BlueCielo's strategy. Martijn Janmaat, also a major shareholder of the company, will focus solely on the Latin American market and remain as President.

"BlueCielo ECM Solutions is a pioneer in the Engineering Content Management market transforming how owner/operators and infrastructure companies manage asset information to improve their business processes," said Luuth van der Scheer, CEO of BlueCielo ECM Solutions. "In my new role, I look forward to having BlueCielo ECM Solutions create more value for our customers and partners, to accelerate our product innovation and to take on the company's growth opportunities."

"Luuth is the right leader to take BlueCielo ECM Solutions to the next phase," said Martijn Janmaat, President of BlueCielo ECM Solutions. "Luuth possesses the right combination of leadership experience and industry expertise. As an experienced CEO he has what it takes to further strengthen the status of BlueCielo ECM Solutions as the leading engineering content management solutions provider for owner/operators."

Martijn Janmaat has led the company since June 2005 during a phase of successful strategic repositioning and rapid expansion. He has decided to hand over the corporate executive responsibilities in order to lead the company's strategic growth in Latin America. "With the appointment of an experienced CEO such as Luuth I am able to focus on our markets offering the biggest growth potential in the world - Brazil and the rest of Latin America," said Martijn Janmaat.

Prior to joining BlueCielo ECM Solutions, van der Scheer served as CEO of HITT NV. HITT is a publicly listed international company in the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange focusing on traffic management and navigation systems in the marine and aviation industries. Under the leadership of van der Scheer the company profitably grew from €15 million to €30 million. HITT experienced strong international expansion serving markets in Europe, UK, North America, and China. Van der Scheer was CEO from 1999 to 2007. Since 2007 he has been a strategic consultant and interim manager. Van der Scheer began his career by Hoogovens, which later became Corus, a leading steel manufacturer. Here he held a number of leadership positions including general management roles in international markets such as Canada and Belgium.

About BlueCielo ECM Solutions
BlueCielo ECM Solutions provides integrated Engineering Content Management solutions for owner/operators in multiple vertical industries including energy/utilities, oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and process manufacturing. BlueCielo has more than 25 years of industry experience with above 250,000 users in over 50 countries worldwide. The company has offices in Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, UK and USA, together with an extensive global network of established partners. BlueCielo ensures a high level of service and support on a truly worldwide scale for its leading software solutions InnoCielo Meridian Enterprise, InnoCielo ImandrA for IBM FileNet and InnoCielo TeamWork. For more information, please visit, or call (800) 531 2287 (toll-free from the USA), +1 610 524 1311 (Americas) or +31 (0)70 413 3700 (EMEA).

BlueCielo and InnoCielo are registered trademarks of BlueCielo ECM Solutions. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. © 2010 BlueCielo ECM Solutions. All rights reserved.


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