Dassault Systèmes announced the appointment of Samson Khaou as the Managing Director of its India Geo. Samson Khaou will develop Dassault Systèmes’ India business strategy in line with the country’s opportunities.
Samson Khaou joined Dassault Systèmes in 1989 and has spent more than 15 years in Asia. For the last 10 years, he has launched Dassault Systèmes’ business in Korea and then he took the responsibility of Industry Services for Europe before leading the Asia Pacific South geo in 2011. Under his leadership, the revenue doubled, with several innovative projects such as “Virtual Singapore” being initiated. On his appointment as Managing Director for India, Samson Khaou said, “I am delighted to take on the responsibility to spearhead Dassault Systèmes India’s strong focus to leverage the opportunities which the country offers.”
Dr. Chandan Chowdhury who has been the Managing Director of Dassault Systèmes India over the last five years, has been instrumental in developing and expanding the company’s footprint across several sectors. Dr. Chandan will be taking over a new role as Vice President (Global Affairs & Business Development). He will take on Dassault Systèmes’ evolved mission to drive business in the government and public sector, aligning the company’s technology and platform with the country’s national agenda. Dr. Chandan will be in charge of defining new engagement and business models, focusing on the government’s initiatives in areas like ‘Make in India’, urban transformation, digital India, smart cities and developing centers-of-excellence for creating industry-ready professionals to increase employability and interactions with senior scientists.
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