Autodesk appoints new VP

Posted on 10 Feb 2009 by The Manufacturer

Computer aided design giants Autodesk today announced that Mark Paraskeva has been appointed as the company’s new vice president of Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMIA).

Paraskeva will lead Autodesk’s operations across the regions.

“The whole world faces unique times with unique market conditions,” said Paraskeva. “In EMIA, Autodesk will focus on providing the design innovation technologies, services and support that will enable our customers and partners to address these immediate challenges and prepare for the future.

“Autodesk is committed to getting closer to the communities it serves. We will continue to focus on providing the tools that enable ongoing innovation, the development of new products and services and to take advantage of the opportunities presented by developed and emerging markets.”

Paraskeva first joined Autodesk at the beginning of 2004. He has over 25 years experience in the high tech industry with roles spanning all aspects of management including marketing, customer support, technical development and sales.