Daniel Harari, 63, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lectra since July 27, 2017. He was Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lectra since May 3, 2002.
He became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lectra in 1991, following its takeover by Compagnie Financière du Scribe at the end of 1990.
Daniel Harari holds no directorships outside the company and its subsidiaries.
He became in 1986 General Manager of Compagnie Financière du Scribe (Paris, France), a venture capital firm specialized in technology companies. Together with his brother André Harari, he was the main shareholder in Compagnie Financière du Scribe until its merger with Lectra on April 30, 1998.
He began his career as Vice President of Société d'Etudes et de Gestion Financière Meeschaert, an asset management company (Paris, France, 1980-1983). He was then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of La Solution Informatique (1984-1990), a PC distribution and services company, and of Interleaf France (1986-1989), a subsidiary of the US software publisher, both of which he founded in Paris, France.
Daniel Harari, of French nationality, is a graduate of the École Polytechnique (Paris, France) and HEC (Paris, France), coupled with the second year of the Stanford Business School MBA program (USA).
Jérôme Viala, 56, Executive Vice President since January 1st, 2017. He was Chief Financial Officer of Lectra since 1994.
He has also monitored legal and manufacturing activities since 2000, customer care services and consumables and parts since 2015, as well as international human resources since July 1st, 2016.
He has been a member of the Executive Committee since its creation in 2005.
Jérôme Viala joined the finance department of Lectra in 1985, then successively held the positions of Controller for Europe and North America (France; 1988-1991), Chief Financial Officer for France (1992-1993) then for the product division (France, 1993-1994).
He began his career as a credit analyst at Esso (France).
Jérôme Viala is a graduate of the ESC Bordeaux (KEDGE Business School, France).
Céline Choussy Bedouet, 41, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer since July 1st, 2016.
She has also been a member of the Executive Committee since July 1st, 2016.
Céline Choussy Bedouet joined Lectra in 2013, as Marketing Director for Automotive, Furniture, Technical Textiles and Composite Materials. She then became Chief Marketing Officer (2015-2016).
She began her career at Dassault Systèmes within the marketing partnerships team. After spending five years at their headquarters in France, she headed to the United States to work on the company’s strategic partnership with Microsoft. In 2008, she joined Autodesk as EMEA, then Global Marketing Manager, based in France.
Céline Choussy Bedouet holds a master’s degree in management from ESC Bordeaux (KEDGE Business School, France).
Edouard Macquin, 52, Chief Sales Officer since 2011.
He has also monitored professional services since July 1st, 2016. He has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2014.
Edouard Macquin joined Lectra’s R&D department in 1987. After that, he took on various positions in consulting, services, marketing and sales in Paris, Italy, the United States and Brazil. In 2000, he was appointed Director of Lectra Brazil, then Director of South America in 2005.
Edouard Macquin holds an MBA from São Paulo Business School (Brazil).
Véronique Zoccoletto, 58, Chief Transformation Officer since July 1st, 2016.
She monitors software R&D, the information system and human resources for France. She has been a member of the Executive Committee since its creation in 2005.
Véronique Zoccoletto joined Lectra in 1993 as Chief Financial Officer of Lectra France, and subsequently held the positions of Controller (1996-1998), Director of Sales Administration (1998-2000), Director of Organization and Information Systems (2000-2004) and Chief Human Capital Officer and Chief Information Officer (2005-2016).
She began her career with Singer (France) in 1983 as Controller, and then was head of the budget and internal audit department. From 1989 to 1991 she was Chief Financial Officer of SYS-COM Ingénierie (France). In 1991, she became Chief Financial Officer of Riva Hugin Sweda France.
Véronique Zoccoletto is a graduate of the University of Paris-Dauphine (France).