Palantir Appoints New CEO

Feb 09, 2016, 08:30 ET from Palantir

STOCKHOLM, February 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Palantir is pleased to appoint Peter Öhling as the new CEO of the company with immediate effect. Ulf Lilja, the current CEO, steps down but will continue to work as a senior advisor for the company.

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Peter has been working as Head of business development at Palantir for the last three years. Prior to this he held various positions at the head offices of several multinationals.

Ulf Lilja, departing CEO, commented:

I am very pleased to hand over the role as CEO to Peter who has done a distinguished job as Head of business development. His extensive experience, complementary skill set and outstanding track record means that he is ideally positioned to drive forward the company's next phase of growth.

Peter Öhling, CEO of Palantir, commented:

I am delighted to be appointed CEO of the company at such an exciting time and continue building on an excellent foundation provided to globally commercialize the software and grow the business at pace. I look forward to setting out my strategic vision for this growth in the coming months.

About Palantir

Palantir is a leading provider of business intelligence-, entity management- and legal- software-solutions which facilitate the collection, storage, structuring, analysis and presentation of key management data. Our systems were first developed in 1989 to serve large- and medium-sized organizations and to deliver flexible and customizable systems to meet the requirements of our customers.

Palantir Systems AB, Peter Öhling (CEO), Mobile: +46(0)72-51-29-197, Email:


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