New Delhi, INDIA – March 26 -- Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the appointment of Andy Kalambi as the President for Dassault Systèmes India. In his role, Andy Kalambi will represent Dassault Systèmes in India and lead the team to provide world- leading products and services to support local customers in driving sustainable business.
As President of Dassault Systèmes India, Mr. Kalambi is responsible for driving business strategy through the sales, marketing and services organisations within Dassault Systèmes India to ensure comprehensive support to local customers. Meanwhile, in order to build up a robust ecosystem, Mr. Kalambi will be dedicated to growing partnerships with local academics and key systems integrators. He will also oversee the company’s R&D operations in India while leading the Sustainability Initiative in the region to help customers enhance sustainability and drive innovation.
“Through working closely with our customers in India over the past few years, we have built up a deep understanding of their needs in such diverse and competitive environment,” said Christian Nardin, who leads Dassault Systèmes in Asia. “In order to respond to the rapid growth of the market, we’ve decided to reinforce our local sales operation. I am delighted to have Andy on board to bring Dassault Systèmes India to the next level. With Andy’s abundant experience and domain expertise, we will continue to provide strong support to our customers in key industry sectors in India through world-leading products and services.”
Mr. Kalambi brings 25 years of broad business experience in general management, sales and industry business development, spending the first 11 years in India and the last 14 years in Singapore and Japan. A mechanical engineer by qualification from Delhi University, Mr. Kalambi joined Dassault Systèmes in 2006 and was promoted to General Manager of the ENOVIA business in Asia Pacific in 2007. In the last two years, Mr. Kalambi has also led the company’s Sustainability Initiative within Asia Pacific. Prior to Dassault Systèmes, Mr. Kalambi worked for leading local and multinational companies such as BHEL and SAP in India. During his time in India, he introduced ERP to the local market.
“It is an honour and privilege to be back in India and serve the country and Dassault Systèmes in this exciting time of nation building that is presently underway,” said Mr. Kalambi. “Dassault Systèmes has a special role to play in supporting this through sustainable Product Lifecycle Management solutions for key industries that are important for India’s continued growth, including automotive, infrastructure, energy, apparel, industrial equipment, aerospace and defence, shipbuilding, and consumer goods. This is also an opportunity to demonstrate our social responsibility through initiatives in education and environmental issues. I look forward to working with the outstanding team within Dassault Systemes India, our valued customers and trusted partners to contribute to the nation’s development.”
About Dassault Systèmes
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 100,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product – SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systèmes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systèmes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit
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