Jean-Francois Stephan

Senior 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.