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Alan Mendel Joins CIMdata as Chief Revenue Officer

ANN ARBOR, MI, USA, Aug 18, 2023 – CIMdata, Inc., the leading global Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the appointment of Alan Mendel as its Chief Revenue Officer reporting to President & CEO, Peter Bilello.

Alan Mendel

Over his 36-year career, Alan has served in various management roles at Aras Corporation, LeverX, CIMdata, Schlumberger CAD/CAM, Groupe Bull, and Adra Systems. He’s developed and implemented world-class PLM/CAD/CAM software, consulted and assisted international organizations to establish PLM and digital transformation initiatives, select solutions and service providers, and has driven business benefits generating global PLM deployments.

Most recently, Alan served as Vice President of Business Development at Aras Corporation, responsible for Aras’ Defense business, analyst relations, defining a global coverage model, Go to Market strategy, and sales operations model. During his first four years at Aras, Alan served as Vice President of North American Operations, responsible for all North American revenues.

Prior to Aras, Alan co-founded LeverX, a professional services company and integrator focused on SAP PLM solutions and custom software for global discrete and process manufacturers.

Alan previously worked for CIMdata (1993-2001), where he led global consulting services, supported the global expansion of services and market presence, developed a multistage PLM evaluation and selection process, and grew CIMdata’s business for industrial organizations worldwide.

Peter Bilello, CIMdata’s President & CEO, stated, “Alan brings a wealth of global PLM and digital transformation knowledge across many industries and successful operational experience in sales, marketing, consulting, and implementation services. I am excited to announce this strategic addition to the CIMdata management team and know Alan will start contributing immediately to our business and customers.”

Alan Mendel commented, “I’m thrilled to rejoin the CIMdata team and work with many of my former colleagues and some of the industry’s best and most experienced PLM experts and practitioners. I look forward to working with CIMdata’s leadership and sales team to accelerate our growth through our unique mix of PLM and digital transformation business, technology, project, and market services. CIMdata’s successful 40-year history and stellar reputation as an independent voice and leader in PLM sets us apart. CIMdata is uniquely positioned to help our customers navigate ongoing business change and leverage digital transformation to drive business benefits today and tomorrow.”

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Nitin Patil
Nitin Patil
Editor and Director of Content, Nitin completed his Master's in Mass Communication & Journalism and having 13 years of work experience as an editor, content writer with renowned international technical magazines and media companies. He is associated with CAD,CAM industry since 2008.

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