GRAITEC Group News

GRAITEC Group News


Alexandre TARTAS joins GRAITEC Group as Chief Operating Officer

Paris France, September 1st, 2008. GRAITEC, the international software developer for CAD and structural analysis solutions for civil engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandre Tartas as Chief Operating Officer for the Graitec Group effective September 1st, 2008.

Alexandre Tartas comes with a successful background in the CAD industry. After 3 years at Parametric Technology Corp. based in Spain, he worked for more than 7 years at SolidWorks Corp., where he ended as Western European General Manager over the last years. He holds a Bachelor in Business & Administration at 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 and will manage subsidiaries and resellers for operational activities according to the Group strategy together with Francis Guillemard. Some of the main challenges will be to support the fast international growth of Graitec Group and to improve the international brand awareness of the GRAITEC Advance Suite.

Francis Guillemard, CEO of GRAITEC, comments: "I am delighted to announce this key nomination. Alexandre Tartas has core skills which will contribute to the success of our business plan and to accelerate the growth of GRAITEC in a competitive market place. His extensive experience in the CAD industry will greatly enhance our evolution as one of the most important providers for CAD / CAE / CAM software product for the construction Industry. He will bring to the Group his enthusiasm, a solid sales background and his passion for success."

GRAITEC Group New COO: Alexandre Tartas

In addition to this appointment and due to the development of the Group, GRAITEC SA announces its headquarters have been moved within the Burospace area from no. 10 bis to no. 12. As a consequence, Graitec SA new address is: 12 Burospace - 91572 Bievres Cedex.

About GRAITEC...
Founded in 1986, GRAITEC is a major software developer for CAD and structural design solutions for civil engineering. Used by more than 20,000 customers worldwide, GRAITEC software have helped in creating outstanding projects: Cœur Défense tower, Stade De France stadium, Cairo Subway. The GRAITEC Group has now more than 240 employees working in 12 companies (France, Germany, Spain, Czech Republic, Romania, United Kingdom, Canada and USA). GRAITEC also manages an international network of more than 30 resellers. For more information, please visit
"GRAITEC" is a registered trademark owned by GRAITEC SA and / or its associated companies.