December 17, 2020

Bentley Systems Appoints Artem Avedian General Manager of Business Operations in Russia and the CIS

EXTON, Pa. – December 17, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, announced that it has appointed Artem Avedian as general manager of business operations in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. In this role, he is responsible for Bentley’s regional sales strategy and business growth development. Based in Moscow, Avedian reports to Mattias Hemmingsson, regional director for Nordic and Baltic countries, as well as Russia and the CIS.

“I am excited to welcome Artem to his new role of general manager for Bentley Russia and the CIS,” Hemmingsson said. “In the region over the past few years, Bentley has seen an increasing interest in the integrated, multidiscipline solutions that it offers. I am convinced that Artem’s long professional experience in the market, his great leadership skills, and his ability to promote our company’s values will ensure the successful execution of Bentley’s business strategy and drive continued growth in the region.”

“I am excited to be joining a team of dedicated professionals that will solve complex and important tasks for advancing the modernization and digitalization of industrial, transport, and urban infrastructure,” Avedian said. “I am also looking forward to helping our users in Russia and the CIS implement modern design solutions and innovative technologies developed by Bentley Systems. I am sure that my colleagues, our users, and our partners will overcome the challenges we face and achieve successful results in all ongoing and future projects.”

Avedian has over 20 years of experience at management-level positions in business development and sales with both Russian and international companies. Prior to this appointment, he served as deputy CEO and sales director of CADFEM CIS, an authorized distributor of Ansys Inc. in Russia and the CIS, where he contributed to the company’s sales and revenue growth. He also worked for General Electric, Microsoft, and Dassault Systèmes in Russia and the CIS.

Avedian earned a master’s degree in aircraft design, construction, and production, as well as a Ph.D. in computer-aided design from the Moscow Aviation Institute.

About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $700 million in 172 countries.

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