Charles Edelstenne

About Charles Edelstenne

Birth Day: January 09, 1938
Birth Place: Paris, France, France
Occupation: General manager of Dassault Group, chairman of Dassault Systèmes

Charles Edelstenne

Charles Edelstenne was born on January 09, 1938 in Paris, France, France. Charles Edelstenne has spent his whole career with French firm Dassault. A qualified accountant, Edelstenne started working at Dassault Aviation in 1960 as head of the financial studies department. In 1975 he moved up to general secretary, then became vice-chairman responsible for economic affairs in 1986. The Parisian businessman cofounded Dassault Systèmes, the aviation giant's software and consulting arm, in 1981. From 1993 to 2002, Edelstenne was chairman and CEO of Dassault Systèmes; he resigned as CEO upon becoming the larger Dassault Aviation's CEO. Today, Dassault Systèmes produces 3D Product Lifecycle Management software, including 3D simulations of body parts like hearts that can be used to treat medical conditions. Edelstenne remains chairman of the board of Dassault Systèmes; he and his family own more than 6% of Dassault Systèmes' capital. In 2014, Edelstenne was named the eventual successor to replace patriarch Serge Dassault as head of the Dassault Group.
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Occupation Manufacturing
Age 85 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 09, 1938 (Paris, France, France)
Birthday January 09
Town/City Paris, France, France
Nationality France

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Trained as a French chartered accountant, he joined Dassault Aviation, then called Avions Marcel Dassault-Breguet Aviation in 1960 as chief financial officer (CFO). In 1975, he became general secretary of Dassault, then vice President in 1986. He replaced Serge Dassault as Dassault CEO in 2000. From 1993 to 2002, he was chairman and CEO of Dassault Systèmes. Since he became CEO of Dassault Aviation, he resigned as CEO of Dassault Systèmes but remains its chairman.


He was President of the French GIFAS (Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales) from 2005 to 2009, followed by Jean-Paul Herteman.

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