Transportation & Mobility Solutions Director, Dassault Systemes
Frederic Merceron is the Solution Director for the Transportation & Mobility industry at Dassault Systèmes. His role is to deliver industry-leading solutions for vehicle manufacturers (Cars, Trucks, Buses, Trains, Motorcycle and Racing) and suppliers to help them innovate, develop, test and produce new mobility experiences for their consumers.
After finishing his Master Degree as a mechanical engineer, he worked for KTI as an applications engineer in Knowledge Based Engineering, working with renowned customers such as Airbus, PSA, Valeo and Ford.
In 2000, Frederic joined Dassault Systèmes’ CATIA V5 Vehicle Architecture team and helped to introduce V5 solutions for preliminary design at several OEMs. After two years there, he took the leadership of the Vehicle Body-in-White (BiW) team; ensuring Car & Truck OEMs and Suppliers deployed best in class design engineering methodologies.
In January 2007, Frederic moved to SIMULIA, a new brand created after the acquisition of Abaqus, and took the lead of the center of competency. He then helped to develop DS’ SLM solution (Simulation Life cycle Management), strengthened by the additional acquisition 2 years later of Enginous