Much of Planon’s success is due to the contribution of a proven management team that has been able to effectively evaluate customer challenges and move quickly to deliver solutions that address their unique needs.
Christine Houghton spearheads Planon’s UK business, bringing over 20 years’ experience in IT services and software. Prior to joining Planon, Christine Houghton held senior management roles in business services and with leading system integrators including Logica and Steria. She has particular expertise in managed services and business process outsourcing, sales leadership and turnaround, and new market development.
Nigel Francis has worked with FM technology for over 25 years. After being involved with the introduction of CAD in the mid 80’s he joined specialist office interiors company ‘The Facility Group’ and set-up Facility Consultants Ltd, a business focussed on the application, selection and implementation of CAFM technology.
In 2003, Nigel Francis became MD of Planon’s subsidiary as part of their international expansion programme and he is now responsible directly for Planon’s UK implementation services and is a member of the Planon group’s solution management team with specific responsibility for maintenance management.
Tim Clapham is responsible for Planon’s UK Marketing.
With over 15 years of experience Tim Clapham was initially trained in marketing at Sainsbury’s and has since worked in a variety of marketing roles, including as an account manager for an international Media Agency, as marketing manager for KPMG Consulting, and for several successful property companies. Tim Clapham has also set-up and managed a marketing consultancy and an architecture practice in London.
“Planon not only enables us to improve and innovate our processes, but also delivers our clients full visibility and transparency on
our services, offering them greater performance and reactivity and, ultimately, the best value for their money.”
– Pascal Milland, Vice President Facilities Management Services, Sodexo
“The management reports that we can generate have given us a much better picture of space utilisation. Improved visibility into our
resource use enables us to plan better, manage work orders more efficiently and to make better use of our time.”
– Maryanne Keller, Head of Facility Management, Bayer
“Planon’s ability to listen, react and then adapt as our project progressed was second to none. We have now achieved all the
objectives that we set at the beginning of the project. The ROI provided to clients is now undeniable, and can be quantified project
– Christophe Carlier, Head of Processes Information System Project Management, Exprimm
“We also appreciated the richness of the range of services offered by Planon."
– Pascal Benoit, Chief Procurement Officer and France Procurement, Real Estate & Infrastructure Director, EMEA
“Using Planon led to considerable time and cost savings.”
– F.J. Edelijn, Shell Technology Exploration & Production B.V.
“No other system had the same comprehensive functionality and the facility to customise this to meet our requirements.”
– Richard Newell, Facilities Manager, MBDA Missile Systems