EXTON, Pa.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq:BSY), the provider of infrastructure engineering software , today announced the upcoming retirements:
- Effective April 2023, Founder Keith Bentley will step down as Chief Technology Officer to take on the role of Technology Advisor until his retirement, expected later in the year, and will continue to serve on the Board thereafter. Bentley Systems Board of Directors. His successor as Chief Technology Officer will be Julien Moutte, currently Vice President Technology; And
- David Hollister, currently Chief Investment Officer, will retire on March 31, 2023. Werner Andre succeeded him as Chief Financial Officer in early 2022.
CEO Greg Bentley said: “It is almost unique for an established software company to have had, throughout its existence, a main inventor who has also been its main promoter, both for the work of the user engineers and that of its developers. Bentley Systems was founded in 1984 to market Keith Bentley software for infrastructure engineering. Keith’s contributions to the foundation and articulation of our work have continued to this day, culminating in our market-leading iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Over the past two years, Keith has worked closely and continuously with Julien Moutte. Together they are committed to ensuring that the benefits of iTwin extend to each of our users. cloud applications and services. »
Julien Moutte, future CTO, joined Bentley Systems as Vice President Technology in January 2021. He was previously Head of Technology for SAP Marketing Cloud. Julien’s technical expertise extends from cloud operations to platforms with a high level of availability, including the fields of multimedia and mobile. An IT entrepreneur and investor, he has launched more than 10 companies in Europe and the United States over the past 15 years. Based in Barcelona, Julien is fluent in Spanish, English and French. In 1998, he graduated with a degree in computer science from Claude Bernard University in Lyon, France. Julien has worked in start-up companies, and at SAP, with Nicholas Cumins, the Chief Operating Officer of Bentley Systems, his current manager.
Julien Moutte said: “ Working with a visionary CTO like Keith Bentley is a rare privilege and a humbling experience that I have greatly appreciated over the past two years. Our iTwin platform is uniquely positioned to help us and our users advance infrastructure in a world that badly needs it. I am honored to succeed him, privileged to continue to benefit from his wisdom, and as CTO of Bentley Systems, I look forward to continuing his life’s work. »
David Hollister served as CFO of Bentley Systems between 2007 and 2022. Greg Bentley said, “ David Hollister diligently and skillfully managed our finance, portfolio development and investment activities, and our IPO in 2020. would not have been possible without his dynamism and his orchestration. I am also grateful to David for training such a capable successor to CFO, Werner Andre, who has done an admirable job over the past year. It’s hard to imagine David ever being able to ‘take it easy’, but together with all of his colleagues and external stakeholders at Bentley Systems, I thank him and congratulate him on his retirement! »
Keith Bentley and David Hollister will be participating in the Bentley Systems quarterly operating results presentation on February 28, 2023. To join the Zoom live video webinar of this event, please register via this direct link . You can also access the event from the Events & Presentations page of the Bentley Systems Investor Relations website via the https://investors.bentley.com page . A recording and transcript will be available after the live event ends on the Bentley Systems Investor Relations website.
About Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance global infrastructure – supporting both the global economy and the environment. Our state-of-the-art software solutions are used by professionals and organizations of all sizes for the design, construction and operation of roads and bridges, railways and transportation, water and wastewater networks , public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mines and industrial facilities. Our offerings, powered by the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins, include MicroStationand Bentley’s Open apps for modeling and simulation, Seequent ‘s software for geoengineering professionals, and Bentley’s Infrastructure Cloud , which includes ProjectWise for project delivery, SYNCHRO for construction management, and AssetWise for the operation of the assets. Bentley Systems’ 5,000 colleagues generate annual revenues of more than $1 billion in 194 countries. www.bentley.com