French, born in 1957
Thibault de Tersant is a member of the Board of Dassault Systèmes and has been executive vice president and CFO of the company since 1988 and Senior EVP since 2006. He was named Senior executive vice-president and General Secretary in January 2018.
During his tenure in Dassault Systèmes, Thibault who, as CFO, managed an organization in charge of Finance, Legal, Sales Administration, Pricing, Contracts Negotiations, Internal Control and M&A, has conducted more than 80 successful acquisitions totalling around USD 5bn. He oversaw Dassault Systèmes' successful initial public offering on the Paris and Nasdaq stock exchanges in 1996, as well as a secondary offering in 1997. Thibault, in his capacity of General Secretary is responsible for new business models definition, pricing, corporate structure and governance, compliance, internal audit and various business assignments. He has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry.
Thibault is a graduate of the ESSEC Business School and of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.