Dassault Systèmes Announces Sabine Scheunert as Managing Director, EUROCENTRAL

  • Scheunert brings decades of high-level experience in the automotive and technology industries, with leadership roles at Mercedes-Benz, DongFeng Motors - Citroën, and BMW Group
  • She will extend Dassault Systèmes’ presence in its three key sectors across the EUROCENTRAL region, aiming for significant growth
  • Scheunert is a dedicated advocate and role-model for women in STEM and IT, actively participating in women’s networks to promote these fields

Munich — June 17, 2024 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: FR0014003TT8, DSY.PA) today announced the appointment of Sabine Scheunert as Managing Director, EUROCENTRAL. In this role, Scheunert will drive the implementation of Dassault Systèmes’ corporate strategy across Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, focusing on strengthening business relationships and expanding the company’s footprint in the manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare, and infrastructure and cities sectors. She succeeds Dominic Kurtaz, who will take on new global opportunities within the company.

“Sabine brings a unique blend of business acumen, strategic vision, and leadership skills essential for driving our EUROCENTRAL business, developing our workforce, and growing our partner ecosystem,” said Olivier Ribet, Executive Vice President, EMEA, Dassault Systèmes. “I would also like to thank Dominic for his transformative leadership over the past four years. His experience will be invaluable in his new global role.”

Scheunert is a recognized leader with extensive international experience. Before joining Dassault Systèmes, she served as Vice President, Digital and IT Sales and Marketing at Mercedes-Benz in Germany. Her career began at the BMW Group, progressing to General Manager Marketing of Central Eastern Europe. Following this, she held the roles of Chief Customer Officer at PSA Group, Director of the Citroën Brand in China, and Vice Managing Director of the DongFeng Motors - Citroën joint venture in China, where she became the first female CEO of an automotive company in the country.

Scheunert has a mathematical educational background and holds a degree in European corporate management from Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft (FHDW) in Germany. She also completed an Advanced Strategy program at Harvard Business School. Besides her corporate roles, she serves on supervisory boards for Messer SE in Germany and Planet First Partners in the UK. She is a passionate advocate and role-model for women in STEM and IT.

About Dassault Systèmes

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