The chairman and founder of Dutch ERP software company Baan quit last week after shares in his company slipped 80% since the spring. Jan Baan originally intended to step down to a seat as non-executive on the supervisory board, but the company said that "after further reflection, he has decided to pursue other interests". Meanwhile, Baan's rivals SAP and Oracle have reported strong results from the ERP market.
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