Jul 31 2002

Ned Smith Joins ENOVIA Corp. as Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Asia

Long-time Asia business authority to drive sales and market development of ENOVIA and SMARTEAM brands in AP

Paris, France, Charlotte, NC (USA), Tokyo, Japan - July 30, 2002 - Dassault Systemes (Nasdaq: DASTY, Euronext Paris #13065, DSY.PA), today announced that Ned Smith has joined ENOVIA Corp. as Vice President, Sales and Business Development for Asia Pacific. Mr. Smith will be based out of the Dassault Systemes K.K. offices in Tokyo, Japan. <br/>

Mr. Smith is responsible for sales and market development of the ENOVIA and SMARTEAM brands in Asia Pacific. He will team with IBM and IBM Business Partners to develop new strategic opportunities and accounts, promote value propositions around 3D Product Life Cycle Management (3D PLM), and establish and drive alliances with business partners for extended development of the targeted market throughout Asia Pacific. Mr. Smith reports to Joel Lemke, ENOVIA Corp. chief executive officer.<br/>

Before joining ENOVIA Corp., Mr. Smith held several Asia-specific business development positions with Commerce One (Japan), Nasan Group, Inc. (Korea), International Data Corporation (Hong Kong), and International Atoire Corporation (Japan). He holds Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Minnesota and Koran University in Kobe, Japan.