People: ANSYS Inc (ANSS.OQ)
16 Jul 2019
Dr. Ajei S. Gopal is re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective as of January 1, 2017. He has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since February 2011, serving as an independent member of the Board until he became a Company employee as of August 2016. From April 2013 until he joined the Company, Dr. Gopal was an operating partner at Silver Lake. From 2011 until 2013, he was senior vice president at Hewlett Packard (HP). Prior to that, Dr. Gopal was executive vice president at CA Technologies, which he joined in 2006. From 2004 to 2006, he was with Symantec Corporation, where he served as executive vice president and chief technology officer. Earlier, Dr. Gopal served as chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors of ReefEdge Networks, a company he co-founded in 2000. Before that, he worked at IBM from 1991 to 2000, initially at IBM Research, and later in IBM’s Software Group. He began his career as a member of the technical staff at Bell Communications Research. Dr. Gopal’s background in both technology and senior management of large software and technology companies, along with his experience in global operations and business development, provide significant insight and advisory capacity to the Company’s Board of Directors.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||955,537|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||8,339,150|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||1,004,370|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||10,299,100|