PITTSBURGH, PA, December 16, 2022 – Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) today announced that Claire Bramley accepted an appointment to the Ansys Board of Directors, effective December 15, 2022 – bringing deep expertise in leading large-scale fiscal and operational disciplines; driving financial and strategic planning; and managing complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
As the Chief Financial Officer at Teradata Corporation, a connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company, Bramley is responsible for leading the functions of finance, information technology, analytics and security, enterprise risk, operations, investor relations, and corporate development. She possesses deep experience and understanding of leading finance global shared services with a focus on efficiency and automated processes. Bramley is also an executive sponsor for Teradata’s environmental, social, and governance program.
“Beyond leading the simulation industry, Ansys is a tremendous organization that has exhibited exceptional execution and demonstrates extraordinary future growth potential,” said Claire Bramley. “It’s a business that I’ve followed and greatly admire, and I am enthused to join the Board of Directors and participate in growth for years to come.”
Bramley has current oversight of the corporate development function at Teradata, and previously led the finance mergers, acquisition and divestitures organization that supported all M&A activity across HP, Inc., a multinational IT company (“HP”). She previously served as global controller of HP and spent more than a decade in leadership roles at HP, including Head of Finance for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, and as Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis.
“A true leader at the helm of many global business transformations, Claire has deep acumen in corporate finance and accounting, excellent knowledge of the technology industry, and extensive experience in partnering with businesses to accelerate profitable growth,” said Ronald W. Hovsepian, Ansys chairman of the board. “We are honored to welcome Claire to the Ansys board.”
“Having successfully led large-scale fiscal and operational disciplines, Claire brings a rich combination of global leadership expertise, strategic planning, and decision making,” said Ajei Gopal, president and CEO of Ansys. “Claire’s impressive skillset will complement our track record of execution and the momentum of our business.”
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