EDEM Announces Executive Management Team Changes
EDINBURGH, UK, Mar 4, 2019 – EDEM, the market leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) technology for bulk and granular materials simulation has announced changes to its executive management team with the appointment of Ian Williamson as Chief Executive Officer and Andy Bull as Chief Technical Officer.
Ian Williamson succeeds Richard LaRoche who has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer after 4 years in the role. Ian joined the EDEM team in 2008 to grow and manage the sales function and he took on the role of Chief Revenue Officer in 2015. He has served the Board of the company for over 10 years and has played a key role in driving the strategic development of the company.
Andy Bull joins the company as Chief Technical Officer and will help shape the future of EDEM technology and support the company’s vision. Andy is an experienced leader with 30-years of product design, development and management experience from the Oil Exploration industry.
Ian Williamson, EDEM’s new Chief Executive Officer, commented, “I am privileged to be offered this opportunity to lead a great team and support the future success of our business and technology. We recently recruited Andy Bull as Chief Technology Officer, and along with our Chief Financial Officer, Gordon Grant, we now have the executive management team all headquartered in Edinburgh, the UK from where they can fully support our 38 staff, our partner channels and our ever-growing customer base.”
Andy Bull, EDEM’s new Chief Technical Officer, also added, “It’s a very exciting time to be joining EDEM, whose technology is already heavily in demand across a wide range of industries and applications but has the potential for further growth as more and more players adopt digital simulation techniques. I look forward to working with the highly skilled team at EDEM as we advance the technology to support our strategic goals.”
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EDEM is the market-leading Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material simulation. EDEM simulation technology is used for ‘virtual testing’ of equipment that handles or processes bulk materials in the mining, equipment manufacturing and process industries. Companies worldwide use EDEM to optimize equipment design, increase productivity, reduce costs of operations, shorten product development cycles and drive product innovation. EDEM is a global company established in 2003 as DEM Solutions Ltd. and headquartered in Edinburgh, UK with offices in USA and Japan and supported by a network of channel partners in South America, South Africa and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit www.edemsimulation.com.