Leadership Succession Plan

Ajei Gopal

Digital Engineering, August 2016

A leadership succession plan for ANSYS has been announced. James E. Cashman, who has served as ANSYS’ chief executive officer since 2000, will become chairman of the board of directors effective January 1, 2017, and will be succeeded by Ajei S. Gopal, a technology industry veteran and member of the board since 2011.

Gopal, has been appointed president and chief operating officer until January 1, and will continue to serve on the Board.