Siemens PLM has promoted John Johnson to Director Global Business Development - Softlines, Footwear & Apparel (SF&A). In this expanded role, Johnson will take on the responsibility of managing the Global SF&A Program Office in support of the company's SF&A Go to Market Strategy. Johnson was previously lead business consultant, consumer industries & retail.
Lectra has appointed HerveClaverie as director of projects and strategic accounts worldwide. Since joining Lectra in 2005, Claverie has held various marketing management positions across both hardware and software divisions, and in June 2008, he took responsibility for projects and strategic accounts in the fashion industry - a role now extended to all of Lectra's markets.