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Thinkwise strengthens international ambitions

New board dedicated to meeting the growing demand for low-code software platforms

Apeldoorn, 18 january 2022 - Pieter-Paul van Beek and Victor Klaren have been appointed as the new board of Thinkwise. Director and co-founder Robert van der Linden and financial director Robert Schildkamp are stepping down. The new Thinkwise board of directors aims to accelerate the transformation to becoming the global leading platform provider of low-code software.

The ambitions of the Apeldoorn software vendor have not remained unnoticed in 2021. For example, leading global research and advisory firm Forrester acknowledged the unique and bold strategy of making core-business applications flexible with low-code software. Victor Klaren: “It is great that opinion leaders in our market recognize the value of our vision and approach. As a pioneer in this segment, we see many opportunities to capitalize on the clearly increased demand for our innovative solutions.

The investment companies Hoge Dennen and Arches Capital, shareholders of the Apeldoorn software supplier, also have high expectations from the intended transformation. Marius Coebergh from Hoge Dennen: “Since its establishment 19 years ago, Thinkwise has grown into a solid company. With the new board we expect to successfully make the transformation to become a new platform provider.”

Leon Brunenberg from Arches Capital: “The new direction appeals to the strongly increasing demand in the market. The Thinkwise software solutions have everything going for them. All signals are go for us to transform our low-code proposition into an international winning success.

The new CEO, Pieter-Paul van Beek, is looking forward to his new challenge: “Thinkwise is a great company with many exceptionally innovative and professional employees, and tremendously loyal customers. This has been achieved by the former management through many successful years of hard work. This gives me the perfect foundation to achieve our global ambitions in the coming years."