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Alan Klug Named Tecplot President

New President and Director of Customer Development set the stage for Tecplot growth in the coming years.

Bellevue, Washington (January 5, 2021) – Tecplot, Inc. today announced that Alan Klug is named Tecplot President. Alan will run day-to-day operations at Tecplot USA. In addition, he will oversee the FieldView CFD and Tecplot Europe business units. Tom Chan will continue as Tecplot CEO in an advisory role but will focus on managing the portfolio of acquisitions within the Vela Software Group.

Tecplot also announced that Charles Schnake, previously with Rolls Royce and Aerion Supersonic, is named Tecplot Director of Customer Development.

“As Tecplot’s Vice President of Customer Development, Alan has been instrumental in our transition and growth under Vela/CSI ownership. I am excited for Tecplot’s future under his direction as President. Please join me in congratulating Alan on his promotion,” says Tom Chan, Tecplot CEO.

“From aerospace to life sciences, our customers continue to make outstanding achievements, even during the difficult past year. I look forward to working closely with them to provide best-in-class solutions and find better ways to serve them,” says Alan Klug, Tecplot President. “And I welcome the experience and expertise Charles brings to Tecplot as he steps into the customer development leadership role.”

“It is my honor and pleasure to assume leadership of Tecplot’s Customer Development team,” says Charles Schnake, Tecplot Director of Customer Development. “Alan has left behind some big shoes to fill, but fortunately we will continue to benefit from his experience and guidance. I am excited to add my energy and perspective to an already successful team, and to forge relationships with our customers and partners.”

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About Tecplot, Inc.

An operating company of Toronto-based Constellation Software, Inc. (CSI), Tecplot is the leading independent developer of visualization and analysis software for engineers and scientists. CSI is a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CSU). CSI acquires, manages, and builds software businesses that provide mission-critical solutions in specific vertical markets.

Tecplot visualization and analysis software allows customers using desktop computers and laptops to quickly analyze and understand information hidden in complex data and communicate their results to others via professional images and animations. The company’s products are used by more than 47,000 technical professionals around the world.


Margaret Connelly
Marketing Manager, Tecplot, Inc.
(425) 653-1200