CEO, Dassault Systèmes Delmia, France

Philippe Charles was named CEO of DELMIA at Dassault Systèmes on June 1, 2000.

Philippe Charles had spent 17 years at the Schneider Group, a worldwide leader in electrical distribution, industrial control, and automation prior to joining the DELMIA brand. At the Schneider Group, he defined the overall strategic plan for the marketing and development of the company’s worldwide motor control business portfolio and managed the plan’s implementation in various countries.


Since joining Dassault Systèmes Philippe CHARLES has successfully grown the DELMIA brand from its initial expertize in 3d simulation and process planning to making DELMIA mission critical for customers running Global Production Systems in real-time at their peak performance objectives.


Philippe Charles engineered the alignment of DELMIA's strategy with that of Dassault Systèmes, making Digital Manufacturing and Production a core component of the 3DEXPERIENCE business platform.

Philippe Charles holds Electrical Engineering degrees in Automation and a doctorate of Electrical Engineering, specializing in Automation and Signal Control from The National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble.