Management

Driven by Long-Term Vision

Bernard Charlès
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, President & CEO

"Creating the future"

Bernard Charlès has positioned Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D software, as the preferred partner for innovation. The inspiration behind digital mock-up, product lifecycle management and 3DEXPERIENCE, Charlès firmly believes that 3D technology is about making possible the impossible: 3D universes are the most powerful vehicle for testing concepts and creating the future, bringing dream and reality together, and stretching the limits of science and imagination to drive progress in society.

  • 2016: Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, President & CEO
  • 1995: President & CEO
  • 1988: President of Strategy, Research & Development
  • 1986: Founder of the New Technologies, Research and Strategy department
  • 1983: “Scientifique du contingent” at Dassault Systèmes (seconded as an engineer to Dassault Systèmes during military service)
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Senior EVP, Research and Development Dominique
Florack

Senior EVP, Research and Development

By building a Research & Development organization with a dual scientific and industrial focus, Dominique Florack has helped the pioneering 3D company Dassault Systèmes...

Senior EVP, Chief Financial Officer Thibault
de Tersant

Senior EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Thibault de Tersant is responsible for finance, investor relations, legal affairs, sales business administration...

EVP, Chief Strategy Officer Monica
Menghini

EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

With the firm belief that brand equity is the prime source of growth for a company, Monica Menghini is committed...

EVP, Brands and Corporate Development Pascal
Daloz

EVP, Brands and Corporate Development

With the firm belief that disruptive technology and social evolution cannot be approached as distinct entities, Pascal Daloz has made...

Senior EVP, Global Field Operations (Americas), Industry solutions and Indirect channels Bruno
Latchague

Senior EVP, Global Field Operations (Americas), Industry solutions and Indirect channels

Bruno Latchague has been instrumental in planning and implementing key transformations at Dassault Systèmes...

EVP,  Global Field Operations (Asia-Oceania), Worldwide Business  Transformation Sylvain
Laurent

EVP, Global Field Operations (Asia-Oceania), Worldwide Business Transformation

Sylvain Laurent is responsible for PLM sales to large accounts, as well as for PLM solutions and services worldwide...

EVP,  Global Field Operations (EMEAR), Worldwide Alliances and Services Laurent
Blanchard

EVP, Global Field Operations (EMEAR), Worldwide Alliances and Services

Laurent Blanchard is in charge of developing the EMEAR market and the global ecosystem of Consulting and System Integrators Partners.

EVP, Chief People and Information Officer Laurence
Barthès

EVP, Chief People and Information Officer

Laurence Barthès was named Executive Vice President, Chief People and Information Officer of Dassault Systèmes in 2009...

EVP, Global Affairs and Communities Philippe
Forestier

EVP, Global Affairs and Communities

A founding member of Dassault Systèmes, Philippe Forestier played a key role in the decisive moves that enabled the company...

Chairman of the Board of Directors Charles
Edelstenne

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Charles Edelstenne was one of the founders of Dassault Systèmes in 1981 and was Managing Director until the company was transformed into...