Haarlem, The Netherlands (February 1, 2013) – In order to provide additional dedicated support to AIMMS’ Research & Development and product development efforts, Paragon Decision Technology has hired Jan Willem van Crevel as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Jan Willem will manage all of the R&D and product development processes for AIMMS and AIMMS PRO, and will be responsible for staff development and recruitment. He will also be responsible for release management and product delivery, and for internal IT activities.

Jan Willem previously served as founding member and COO for the software firm Adnovate, and has important experience and passion for product development, team development and strategic delivery.

CEO Gijs Dullaert says “I am very happy that Jan Willem joined the Paragon & AIMMS forces. I strongly believe Jan Willem is the right man coming in at the right moment. His capabilities to lead, structure and organize will be indispensable while we face the challenges of fast growth and constant technological advances“.

Jan Willem received his Mechanical Engineering degree from Delft University before starting his career in technology, and is now also a certified MMS Coach. For more information about Jan Willem, or to connect with him directly, visit his LinkedIn Profile.

About AIMMS and Paragon Decision Technology

Paragon Decision Technology is an innovative technology company with offices in The Netherlands, Seattle (US), Singapore and Shanghai. For over 20 years, Paragon has been developing and selling AIMMS, a unique mathematical optimization platform. AIMMS customers can create optimization engines and solutions that enable optimal decision making on complex strategic, tactical or operational problems. www.aimms.com

Media Contact:
Tanya Van Kirk, Marketing Manager, Paragon Decision Technology
tanya.van.kirk@aimms.com, +31 023 5511 512