Leading leisure management software and smartcard producers, Syx Automations, has announced the appointment of Dimitri Degraeve to the post of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Dimitri Degraeve has been tasked with driving further innovation and international expansion of the company’s leisure management platform ReCreateX and Syx Graphics core project development. In his new role he will be leading an international team of over 50 industry professionals.
Dirk Syx, CEO Syx Automations, says that Degraeve is passionate about creating products: “Dimitri has experience building up effective product teams, driving change and scaling product organizations. Dimitri is used to present a strategy or product to different stakeholders at all levels, combining excellent presentation skills with good story telling.He would love to drive product development from strategy to technology selection and execution.”
An injection of investment from private equity fund, Sofindev III, in 2013 has enabled Syx Automations to focus on growing their business internationally. Degraeve joins the company from Elster, where he was globally responsible for their smart metering and energy efficiency software & services.
Degraeve, who has 17 years’ experience in media, entertainment and energy markets, comments: “I look forward to join the passionate people I met and work with them to further grow the business. Building upon a solid ReCreateX platform, I will look with the team how we can even better serve our customer needs today, evolve our technology to meet their future needs and further enhance their customer experience."