Jason Adams is the new President of Lectra North America. His main objective will be to develop Lectra’s presence in the United States, Canada and Mexico and Central America in the automotive, fashion and furniture markets.
Before joining Lectra, Adams helped position Camstar and Apriso among the leading independent manufacturing execution system solution providers. At Camstar, he promoted the launch of the life sciences practice, which grew to 80 per cent of annual revenues. At Apriso, he developed the business in several existing and new markets, including automotive, industrial equipment, aerospace and defense, and medical device manufacturers.
He has proven himself with more than 20 years in the software and services industry. Lectra operates in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials. It is the world leader in the automotive field, with over 65 per cent of the market share in fabric cutting rooms for car seats and interiors as well as in airbag cutting. The company’s goal is to develop its activity in leather seat and interior cutting, where it has recently introduced new technology solutions with unequaled performance. In the fashion industry, Lectra is recognized for its design and patternmaking solutions.