Having acquired an extensive experience in strategy and technology innovation management with investment banks and consultancy firms, Pascal Daloz joined Dassault Systèmes in 2001 as Vice President R&D in charge of sales development. He became Vice President, Strategy and Business Development (2003), Executive Vice President, Strategy and Marketing (2007), and then Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Market Development (2010), and Executive Vice President, Brands and Corporate Development (2014). In 2018, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy Officer. He has been Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer since 2020. As Chief Operating Officer, Pascal Daloz leads the Operations Executive Committee, orchestrating decision making at operational level for all strategic functions in the company, with the aim to become the world leader in three strategic sectors of the economy: Manufacturing industries; Life sciences & Healthcare; and Infrastructure & Territories.
With the firm belief that disruptive technology and social evolution cannot be approached as distinct entities, Pascal Daloz has made a key contribution to Dassault Systèmes’ policy of pioneering new sectors, resulting in the unique market coverage it has achieved today. With his ability to embrace future trends and bring together the most original talents, he takes a cross-functional and multidisciplinary approach to the company’s development, combining operational knowledge, technological expertise and an astute acquisition strategy.
Pascal Daloz has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2020. He serves as Chairman of MEDIDATA, the world leader in clinical trials and a Dassault Systèmes brand, and President of 3DS OUTSCALE, the cloud services company founded by Dassault Systèmes. He also co-chairs the Creative Industry initiative supported by the French government.