Mattias Stenberg is responsible for the global strategic direction and overall business development of Hexagon’s PPM division. He has served in key business roles since joining Hexagon in 2009 – primary responsibilities included mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, strategic planning and corporate development – and held the title of Chief Strategy Officer prior to joining PPM. Stenberg has an MBA in economics from Linköping University and a degree in computer sciences from Stockholm University, both in Sweden.
Stenberg previously worked in investor relations and corporate development for Stockholm-based Autoliv, the world’s largest automotive safety supplier with operations in 27 countries and sales to the leading car manufacturers in the world. He also has business development and finance experience while working for Teleca, a software provider in the mobile phone industry.
Scott MooreChief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer
Moore is responsible for directing Hexagon PPM’s worldwide finance and business operations, including accounting/finance, financial reporting and planning/analysis, contracts, purchasing/facilities, information technology, mergers and acquisitions and order management/delivery. He has served Hexagon since 1993 in key business operations roles, including business operations manager for several software business units. Moore served two years as Executive Vice President/CFO of Z/I Imaging, a majority owned former joint venture between Intergraph and Carl Zeiss, before re-joining PPM in 2002 as CFO. Prior to joining the company, Moore was a financial analyst with EER Systems in Huntsville, Ala., a large defense contractor. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in management from the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
Melanie EakesExecutive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Melanie Eakes is responsible for all Hexagon PPM division Industry Solutions activities, which include product development, customer support, quality assurance and product management. Her first experience with the company came in 1978 as an intern with what was then known as M&S Computing. Eakes joined Hexagon full time in 1984, beginning as a PDS® developer and later managing PDS development, as well as other solutions. She has a double degree in computer science and math from the University of North Alabama.
Franz KufnerExecutive Vice President, APAC
Kufner is responsible for Hexagon PPM’s business operations in Asia-Pacific. Prior to this role, he was country manager for the Greater China region, and has also held business development positions with Hexagon. He also has managed Hexagon’s information management and material management solutions both globally and within the Asia-Pacific region. Franz has more than 26 years of EPC experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining industries, where he has been responsible for the delivery of major capital projects in the capacity of manager of the engineering and projects departments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
Fabio YadaSenior Vice President, South America
Yada is responsible for Hexagon PPM's business operations and the strategic direction in South America. He joined Hexagon PPM in 2010 as an account manager responsible for the marine industry in Brazil and was in charge of the largest EPC companies in this segment. Yada was promoted to sales management with key account management responsibilities of strategic owner operators in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. Later as a sales director, he led the team in Brazil supporting all the industries in the different phases of the project life cycle. Yada began his career in 1999 with an information technology consulting company, developing his technical skills as a programmer, technical consultant, project manager and in business development, before moving into sales in 2007. He holds a technical degree in information technology and a master's degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Jean-Francois StephanSenior Vice President, EMIA
Stephan is responsible for the PPM division’s business operations in Europe, Middle East, India & Africa (EMIA). Previously, he held a variety of roles in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) business and has solid, proven experience in those industries. Stephan previously worked at Aveva for eight years as Southern Europe Sales Director and for Auxitec for nine years. He joined Hexagon PPM in April 2008 and served successively the positions of Vice President Western Europe and North Africa, and more recently was Senior Vice President North West and Southern Europe. His 20 years of experience in leading strategic sales management in the software industry combined with his background in team sports at a competitive level makes him a real team leader. Stephan holds a degree in management from EM Lyon Business school in France.
David CryerSenior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Cryer is vice president and Hexagon PPM’s chief marketing officer. Under his leadership, Hexagon PPM’s marketing organization is undergoing digital transformation. Cryer is developing an insight-driven culture and establishing scalable, global operation to power marketing’s strategic impact on the business. Prior to joining Hexagon, Cryer was with Microsoft for 14 years, pioneering the cloud computing channel strategy and holding a variety of senior strategy and marketing positions across the globe. Cryer studied Business Administration (BBA), majoring in Marketing at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.
Jennifer KaplanSenior Vice President, Global Human Resources
Kaplan is responsible for the strategic direction of the Global Human Resources function for Hexagon PPM. She develops the people strategy in support of the organization’s overall business goals, providing leadership and focus to advance the company’s vision. Areas of accountability include talent acquisition and retention, workforce planning, organizational effectiveness, leadership coaching, professional development, acquisition integration and succession planning. Kaplan fosters a culture that promotes transparency, trust and innovation, and inspires employees, ensuring they are valued members of the organization. Kaplan’s career spans more than 25 years, during which she has held various leadership roles within global multi-million dollar software, services and hardware companies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Arizona.