Dassault Systèmes Dassault Systèmes appoints new CEO of Solidworks

Editor: Barbara Schulz

France – Gian Paolo Bassi has been appointed chief executive officer of the 3D design software brand Solidworks.

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Gian Paolo Bassi, 55 years old, has more than 25 years of experience in 3D, CAD, and PLM application development.
Gian Paolo Bassi, 55 years old, has more than 25 years of experience in 3D, CAD, and PLM application development.
(Source: Dassault Systèmes)

According to Dassault Systèmes, Gian Paolo Bassi will spearhead the development of Solidworks’ future product and technology strategies designed for the desktop and the cloud, and the continued collaboration with the brand’s user community. Gian Paolo Bassi replaces Bertrand Sicot, who is promoted vice president sales of Dassault Systèmes’ Value Solutions sales channel.

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“Behind every great brand is great talent, and Gian Paolo and Bertrand have been architects of change for Solidworks,” said Bernard Charlès, president and CEO of Dassault Systèmes. “We look forward to continued success for Solidworks under Gian Paolo’s leadership and to strong Value Solutions channel sales growth from Bertrand’s extensive sales experience.”

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