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FOR RELEASE Thursday, August 10, 2006
LONDON – UGS Corp., the world’s leading provider of software and services for product lifecycle management (PLM), today announced effective immediately, Martien Merks, country manager for Benelux, will now serve as managing director of UGS operations in Germany upon retirement of Georg Wessels. Wessels held the post for 12 years and will retire by the end of the year.
Merks has served as country manager of the UGS Benelux operation for five years. His previous experience includes work in product development at Philips Electronics and at Capgemini where he was responsible for consulting activities in the product development division. Merks earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Eindhoven University.
Wessels has worked in the field of CAD/CAM since 1973 and has been with UGS since 1987. Under his leadership, UGS’ German operation experienced solid growth. Wessels’ previous work experience included CAD pioneers like GE-Calma and Aristo.
“In selecting Martien, we have chosen a leader who ensures the greatest possible continuity for Germany, a very important market in Europe,” said Paul Vogel, senior vice president and managing director for Europe, Middle East & Africa, UGS. “We thank Georg sincerely for the decisive role he has played in helping UGS achieve its success in Germany and for putting the company so firmly on the right course in this highly demanding market. We look forward to continuing this successful track record with Martien.”
UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 46,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS’ vision is to enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through global innovation networks to deliver world-class products and services while leveraging UGS’ open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation.
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