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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

CIMdata Announces the Appointment of Gerard Litjens as Vice President, EMEA

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.

"This promotion recognizes Gerard's contribution to CIMdata and CIMdata's expanding global footprint into the Middle Eastern and African markets. CIMdata has been an international company for over 30 years, with associates in Europe and Asia, and a wholly owned subsidiary in Europe. This newly created position emphasizes the importance of our expansion into these regions and their need for our expertise. Mr. Litjens will concentrate on growing CIMdata’s business across Europe, Middle East, and Africa, both autonomously and through local partnerships," said Mr. Peter Bilello, CIMdata's President.

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.”

Mr. Litjens has more than 30 years of experience in Information and Communication Technology, Product and Plant Lifecycle Management, and other business-enabling solutions for research, engineering, and manufacturing organizations worldwide. He has held various positions in consulting, management, business development, business analysis, education, and ROI development of PDM/PLM, supply chain management, ERP solutions, and Software Engineering. He is also a regular speaker at national and international events.

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