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Affuso, Tony

Tony Affuso is "Chairman, CEO and President. UGS.... He has been with the company since 2000, when it was known as Unigraphics Solutions Inc. In 2001, EDS, which was a majority shareholder in Unigraphics Solutions, acquired all outstanding shares of the company and merged it with the recently acquired Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC). The merger formed a PLM line of business known as UGS PLM Solutions where Affuso continued on as president and CEO. Then, in May 2004, Affuso guided the company through another evolution as the private equity group of Bain Capital, Silver Lake Partners and Warburg Pincus acquired UGS PLM Solutions and changed its name to UGS.... His previous positions include: Director of Strategic Planning and Technology Development at EDS; EDS Division President of the C4 Program on the GM account, planning and implementing a state-of-the-art IT infrastructure to modernize vehicle development; and Manager of Advanced CAD/CAM Technology at Xerox where he successfully automated the design and tooling process in its copier divisions....Affuso began his career as a design engineer. He developed custom manufacturing automation systems for IBM and Cogar Corp."
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