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Our management

Driven by a long-term vision, our management team has shaped Dassault Systèmes through the years.

Bernard Charles

Bernard Charlès

Vice chairman of the Board & 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.

1983

“Scientifique du contingent” at Dassault Systèmes (seconded as an engineer to Dassault Systèmes during military service)

1986

Founder of the New Technologies, Research and Strategy department

1988

President of Strategy, Research & Development

1995

President & CEO

2016

Vice chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Dominique Florack

Dominique Florack

President

With a dual scientific and industrial focus, Dominique Florack has helped pioneering 3D company Dassault Systèmes establish itself as the world’s leading supplier of cutting edge products and technologies to meet the needs of an ever-expanding range of industries.

Pascal Daloz

Pascal Daloz

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Combining operational knowledge and technological expertise, Pascal Daloz has made a key contribution to Dassault Systèmes’ policy of pioneering new sectors and takes a cross-functional and multidisciplinary approach to the company’s performance.

Florence Hu Aubigny

Florence Hu‑Aubigny

Executive Vice President, Research & Development
Philippe Laufer

Philippe Laufer

Executive Vice President, 3DS Global Brands
Florence Verzelen

Florence Verzelen

Executive Vice President, Industry, Marketing, Global Affairs, Workforce of the Future
Olivier Ribet

Olivier Ribet

Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia (EMEAR)
Samson Khaou

Samson Khaou

Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific
Erik Swedberg

Erik Swedberg

North America Managing Director
Laurence Barthes

Laurence Barthès

Executive Vice President, Chief People & Information Officer
Thibault de Tersant

Thibault de Tersant

Sr. Executive Vice President, General Secretary
Elisa Prisner

Elisa Prisner

Vice President Business Platform Experience
Victoire de Margerie

Victoire de Margerie

Vice President Corporate Equity & Communications

Board of Directors

Dassault Systèmes' Board of Directors oversees the Chief Executive Officer and other senior management in the competent and ethical operation of Dassault Systèmes on a day-to-day basis and assures that the long-term interests of shareholders are being served.

Charles Edelstenne

Charles Edelstenne

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Charles Edelstenne is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors after having subsequently occupied the positions of Manager and then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Systèmes of which he is the founder.

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