Cambridge Network event: Richard Longdon, CEO AVEVA

We’re delighted to welcome Richard Longdon, CEO of AVEVA to speak to Cambridge Network members on Wednesday 25th September 2013

Dates Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - Download as vCalendar
Venue Hauser Forum, 3 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge, CB3 0GT
Contact Name Dawn Nicholls
Contact Phone 01223 341053

Event details:

Richard Longdon, Chief Executive

Richard Longdon received an engineering training in the defence industry then gained experience in the project management of high value engineering projects.  He has held a number of senior sales and marketing roles with international companies. He joined AVEVA in 1984 and shortly afterwards was made marketing manager for the process plant division.  In January 1992 he relocated to Frankfurt where he was responsible for founding the Group’s first overseas office. He returned to the UK as part of the management buyout team in 1994, subsequently taking responsibility for the Group’s worldwide sales and marketing activities at the floatation of the Company on the London main market, before being appointed Managing Director in May 1999.  He became Group Chief Executive in December 1999, during which time AVEVA revenues have grown from £18m to £220m. AVEVA Group is a member of the FTSE 250.  Richard has also been a board advisor to BAe Detica and is currently a director of Flying Kiwi Inns.



AVEVA is a leader in engineering, design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries.  For more than 45 years it has delivered business critical software solutions to owner operators, engineering contractors and ship builders around the world. 


To book: If you would like to attend this event please click on the 'Book now' button above.

Timings: The talk will last for about 30-45 minutes, followed by Q&A . There will be a light refreshments and an opportunity to network after the event, which we estimate will end around 9.00pm.

ECM Selection Ltd: We're grateful to Cambridge Network member ECM Selection Ltd for their sponsorship of this event. Cambridge-based ecm are the high-tech recruitment experts – for over 25 years they have provided an intelligent, personal, non-pushy service matching exceptional candidates with cutting-edge companies.

ECM Selection Ltd 

Mosaic3DX: We're also really pleased that East Tech Media (Mosaic3DX) is also sponsoring this talk. Mosaic3DX (30-31st October) is a first of a kind technology event to be held in Cambridge in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and Microsoft Research.  an event comprising an exhibition, a conference, and many networking opportunities. It is a new adventure in modern graphics and visualisation as enabled by computers to empower the Entertainments, Science/Technology, and Arts & Design industries.

Mosaic3DX 2013 Mosaic3DX

To sponsor
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Other events in this series: For further details about events in this Lecture Series (2012-13), both past and future, please click here.



The next talk in this series is Robert Marshall, CEO The Marshall Group on the 22nd October 2013


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