Charles Croufer

Enterprise Sales Executive, Siemens PLM


Charles is currently managing the Test Solutions and Engineering Services activities for the South East region at Siemens PLM. He is passionate about helping engineering teams bring innovation to product design through the better understanding of noise, vibration, and system dynamics. He has a degree in Sound and Vibration Engineering from the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (I.S.V.R) and a Masters in Oceanography from the National Oceanography Center both from the University of Southampton in the UK, and has worked at LMS and then Siemens after the acquisition for the last 14 years.

Charles worked for 6 years as product manager for the rotating machinery testing product line in the Leuven, Belgium development headquarters. There he supported key customers worldwide and lead the product development of new applications like angle domain Engine testing and machine diagnostics.

Prior to his role in the US, he moved to São Paulo, Brazil to start the subsidiary of LMS in South America. The group there grew from 2 to 12 people over that period and achieved great results with many projects combining Testing and Simulation technologies, like Model-Based Systems Simulation of Aircraft systems, NVH optimization of cars with TPA technique, fatigue life prediction of agriculture machinery, or optimization of electrical motors for O&G industry.