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Datakit Appoints Philippe Blache as CEO

LYON, France, Nov 24, 2023 – Datakit, specialist in 3D interoperability, announces that, the shareholders of Datakit appointed Philippe Blache as its new CEO.

Philippe Blache, CEO, Datakit

Philippe is an experienced manager within the software engineering field. He joined Datakit several months ago and takes the position of CEO as of November 9th following the retirement of Bernard Mathieu, former CEO. He confirms Datakit’s position as a major leader in technical data exchange solutions.

Since its creation in 1994, Datakit has been developing and delivering solutions to meet the interoperability needs of design offices and software vendors. Thanks to its experience and structural and technological choices, Datakit benefits from solid experience, a worldwide recognition for quality and sound financial health.

Philippe Blache is clearly in line with continuing the company’s strategy focused on R&D and support for worldwide software editors, which are Datakit’s hallmarks.

He underlines “our company is well structured and our values are strong. We will keep moving forward with great confidence in an industrial world which demands ever greater interoperability.

Datakit also benefits from its employees, the vast majority of whom are partners in the company. Thanks to them, our company is and remains the benchmark in the market!”

About Datakit

Datakit is a leading company founded in 1994, specialized in CAD data exchange solutions and services. It offers standalone converters, plug-ins and SDK that import, analyze and export a large number of CAD formats. Datakit exposes a wide range of geometrical and semantic data (assemblies, annotations, metadata, PMI…) through its varied range of products. It also provides support services for the migration of CAD databases to help customers choose the best data transfer solutions. It works closely together with independent software vendors that currently integrate its CAD data exchange solutions to their own software. For more information, visit

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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