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Alexandre Tartas joins the Graitec group as COO
Graitec, the international software developer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandre Tartas to the role of Chief Operating Officer for the group.
Graitec specialise in design and analysis software for the construction industry, with the Graitec products being marketed under the 'Graitec Advance' banner.
Alexandre Tartas comes with a successful background in the CAD industry. He joins Graitec after 7 years at SolidWorks Corp., where he was General Manager for Western European. Prior to this, Alexandre spent 3 years with Parametric Technology Corp. based in Spain. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business & Administration from INSEEC ECE (School of European Trade, France).
Alexandre Tartas will be in charge of the Worldwide Group Operations. He will be responsible for the turnover and profitability growth of the company, and will also manage both subsidiaries and resellers.
Francis Guillemard, CEO of Graitec, comments: "I am delighted to announce this key appointment. Alexandre Tartas has core skills which will contribute to the success of our business plan and accelerate the growth of Graitec in a competitive market place. His extensive experience in the CAD industry will greatly enhance our development as one of the most important providers for CAD / CAE / CAM software products for the construction industry. He will bring to the Group his enthusiasm, a solid sales background and his passion for success".
Some of the main challenges will be to support the fast international growth of the Graitec Group and to improve the international brand awareness of the product suite, Graitec Advance.
Graitec Advance Steel is currently available in the UK and is being distributed by Graitec's subsidiary graitec Computing Concepts. Graitec Advance Steel is a major AutoCAD extension for 3D structural steel modelling, detailing and fabrication. Graitec Advance Concrete will be introduced to the UK market in Q4 of 2008 and Graitec Advance Design will be introduced in Q1 of 2009.