Michigan, US: CIMdata, Inc., the global strategic PLM management consulting and research firm, has announced the promotion of Gerard Litjens to the newly created position of VP Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Mr Litjens, who joined CIMdata in 2000, has been serving as the company’s director of european operations since June 2010.
Mr Litjens has more than 30 years of experience in information and communication technology, product and plant lifecycle management, and other business-enabling solutions for research, engineering, and manufacturing organisations worldwide. He has held various positions in consulting, management, business development, business analysis, education, and ROI development of PDM/PLM, supply chain management, ERP solutions, and Software Engineering. He is also a regular speaker at national and international events.