ALLPLAN, a leading European manufacturer and vendor of open BIM (Building Information Modeling) solutions for the AECOM industry, today announced Richard Brotherton (45) as new Managing Director, effective February 1, 2017. He has assumed the new tasks of Michael Koid, who has left the company. Richard Brotherton is reporting to the Nemetschek Group Executive Board.
“I am honored to have been elected as ALLPLAN’s new Managing Director. It’s a privilege to be part of an organization that delivers fantastic technology with clever, hardworking and passionate people”, said Brotherton, Managing Director of ALLPLAN. I am excited to take the new role and to develop a structure for the next growth of our company.”
Richard Brotherton brings more than 25 years of experience in software for the international construction industry, most recently serving as Senior Vice President at AVEVA, a supplier of engineering software solutions and services. Prior to this, he was Managing and Sales Director at AceCad Software Ltd, a company that operated in the CAD/CAM and information and communications technologies sector of the global construction industry.
Richard Brotherton grew up in South Africa and in the United Kingdom and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Plymouth University (UK). In private he enjoys keeping fit and playing rugby. He is married and has four children.
Allplan is a leading European vendor of BIM (Building Information Modeling) solutions for architects, civil engineers, construction companies and facility managers. As a strong subsidiary of Nemetschek Group in Munich, we offer our customers innovative tools for the planning and realization of demanding architectural and engineering projects and ensure that everyone involved in a project can work together smoothly across disciplines. Our solutions are used by more than 190,000 users in 20 languages. More than 400 employees in eight countries continue to write our success story. Our high quality standards and motivation unite us. As a member of the Open BIM Initiative, Allplan supports the IFC standard. We therefore help to facilitate the integrated design, construction and management of buildings.