Driven by Long-Term Vision

Bernard Charlès
Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

"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, Chief Executive Officer
  • 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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Dominique Florack

President, Research and Development

Pascal Daloz

Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy Officer

Thibault de Tersant

Senior Executive Vice-President, General Secretary

Bruno Latchague

Senior Executive Vice-President, Global Brands, Indirect channels, Americas

Sylvain Laurent

Executive Vice-President, Business Transformation, Asia-Oceania

Olivier Ribet

Executive Vice-President, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia

Laurence Barthès

Executive Vice-President, Chief People and Information Officer

Florence Verzelen

Executive Vice-President, Industry Solutions, Marketing, Global Affairs

Charles Edelstenne Charles

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...