PDSVISION announces new CEO

PDSVISION announces new CEO and changes to the Board of Directors

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – The PDSVISION Group (PDSVISION) has shown an extensive growth recent years and today holds a position as a global solution provider supporting our customers in their digitalization journeys.

To further stimulate the growth, PDSVISION today announces upcoming changes to the Management team and changes made to the Board of Directors.

New Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

PDSVISION’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mats Oretorp as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mats Oretorp is known within the IT sector due to his proven track record within the Dell organization where he undertook various senior leadership roles in Western/Central & Northern Europe. Mats will begin the role effective August 7, 2023.

I am honored to join PDSVISION as CEO and lead this experienced and committed global team. PDSVISION is on a growth journey where continuity is one of the key success factors. Therefore, I feel confident in the setup where I will work closely with the current CEO Johan Klingvall and the Board to realize PDSVISION´s strategies. In addition, I am committed to continue to foster the strong company culture empowering our talented individuals and delivering unparalleled value to our customers.

Mats Oretorp

Newly assigned CEO, PDSVISION

After an extensive search process, I´m excited to introduce our new Chief Executive Officer as a natural step in PDSVISION´s development and continuous growth. With Mats onboard we strengthen our experience from his operating larger global organizations from a strategic and management perspective. We strongly believe we have found a people´s person in Mats, a highly important capability leading our experienced and committed global team. Looking forward to work closely together with Mats and continue our journey.

Johan Klingvall

Johan Klingvall

Current CEO & Chairman, PDSVISION

New Chairman of the Board

Johan Klingvall will hand over his position as CEO of PDSVISION and has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of directors at PDSVISION. Besides the board assignment Johan Klingvall will continue to work with the PDSVISION organization full time to continue to develop and grow the business.

Additional changes of the Board of Directors

In addition, it is announced that Robert Thibeault and Robin Westberg, CapMan, will join the board of directors.

Robert Thibeault, based in Boston US, has extensive experience in sales and executive management positions leading technology organizations including Ansys, PTC and most recently as adviser for Aptean.

I am excited to welcome Bob to the PDSVISION Board. Bob adds an impressive experience from 45 years in High tech companies working in Corporate Finance, Sales Operations and Channel Business Development functions. With Bob joining the Board we reflect the business landscape we operate in today, where North America is our biggest business region”
Johan Klingvall, Current CEO & Chairman, PDSVISION

The PDSVISION Board will comprise of

  • Johan Klingvall (Chairman of the Board)
  • Johan Pålsson
  • Robin Westberg
  • Johan Torstensson
  • Robert Thibeault


PDSVISION Group (PDSVISION), was founded in 2008 and is a global provider of solutions and services focused on helping companies successfully enable their Digital Transformation Journey from product development to aftermarket services.

PDSVISION is considered the leading and trusted advisor within the product development sectors. This is achieved by combining best-in-class software solutions, technical support, and professional training, with divisions located across the globe. PDSVISION’s solutions are centered around the portfolio of products provided by PTC Inc. and Ansys Inc. These are focused towards the areas of 3D Design (CAD), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Service Lifecycle Management (SLM), Internet of things (IoT), Augmented Reality (AR), Simulation (CAE) and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). PDSVISION develop its own range of software applications to add extra capabilities to further enhance utilization for its main solutions, in the name, myPDS.

The PDSVISION is projecting sales in 2023 of ca €120 million, is headquartered in Sweden and has operations in Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Norway, North America, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and United Kingdom.

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Press Release

Date: 29 JUNE 2023

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