Exeter, UK - October 01, 2014 - Simpleware are pleased to announce the appointment of Theo Verbruggen as Director of Global Sales, where he will be responsible for providing leadership for the overall strategy of the company's commercial activities. He will be reporting directly to Simpleware Managing Director and CEO Dr. Philippe Young.
Verbruggen comes to Simpleware from twelve years at Dassault Systèmes, where he most recently acted as Director of Technical Sales for Simulia Benelux and GEO Leader for Dassault Systèmes Benelux.
At Dassault Systèmes, Verbruggen was responsible for leading the company's Benelux operations, including the SIMULIA Benelux Centre of Simulation Excellence. He managed sales of Simulia software products, the sale of engineering consulting and training services, and customer advocacy. He has over twenty years of B2B sales and marketing experience, and is an expert in developing business solutions for software.
Dr. Philippe Young commented on the appointment: "I am very pleased that Theo has joined our team. This represents a new stage in the growth of Simpleware."
Theo Verbruggen commented: "Being part of this excellent and fast growing company, with its skilled and enthusiastic team, is an exciting opportunity for me. Simpleware's cutting edge and robust technology offers a solid basis to attract new customers in existing and new industries as the company expands its global presence."
The appointment comes at a time of major growth for Simpleware, with the company having expanded its market presence in 2014 in South America, Asia, Europe and the U.S. Simpleware are now expecting to significantly develop its international reach in 2015 and 2016.
Simpleware develops industry-leading software solutions for the conversion of 3D images (as obtained from MRI, CT, micro-CT...) into high-quality Finite Element (FE), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), CAD and 3D Printing models. Simpleware software is being used by engineers and researchers in a variety of fields, including: Life Sciences, Materials Science, Oil and Gas Exploration, Industrial Non-Destructive Evaluation and Reverse Engineering. Simpleware software is based on proprietary technology that facilitates the integration of image data with CAD and computational analysis (FEA and CFD) workflows. Unlike other approaches, Simpleware provides the most comprehensive software solution for bridging 3D image data and commercial FEA/CFD solvers, CAD packages, and 3D printing.
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