Newly created position solidifies CIMdata's position in the Middle Eastern and African Markets.
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - 9 August, 2016 - CIMdata, Inc., the global strategic PLM management consulting and research firm, announces the promotion of Gerard Litjens to the newly created position of Vice President Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Mr. Litjens, who joined CIMdata in 2000, has been serving as CIMdata's Director of European Operations since June 2010.
Commenting on his new appointment Mr. Litjens said, "To me CIMdata has always been, and continues to be a big family where each member does whatever is required to contribute to the company's success and outstanding position in the PLM market. Being appointed to this new position of Vice President EMEA is a big compliment for our business expansion across the region, and a great stimulus to continue these efforts."
CIMdata, a leading independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterprise's ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Since its founding in 1983, CIMdata has delivered world-class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods on PLM solutions. These solutions incorporate both business processes and a wide-ranging set of PLM-enabling technologies.
CIMdata works with both industrial organizations and providers of technologies and services seeking competitive advantage in the global economy. In addition to consulting, CIMdata conducts research, provides PLM-focused subscription services, and produces several commercial publications. The company also provides industry education through PLM certificate programs, seminars, and conferences worldwide. CIMdata serves clients around the world from offices in North America, Europe, and Asia- Pacific. To learn more about CIMdata's services, visit our website at
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