KEONYS, first partner of Dassault Systemes


KEONYS, a key player in sustainable digitalization

KEONYS is a digital solutions integrator that supports companies of all sectors and sizes towards sustainable innovation through the digitization of their industrial processes.

KEONYS joined the German group CENIT, an expert in digital transformation, in 2017 to become the leading global reseller of Dassault Systèmes. The Group, thus consolidated, gathers more than 900 employees spread over 29 agencies, 9 countries, 3 continents.


Our goal is to help our customers create and launch innovative products and services in compliance with the challenges of a responsible and sustainable ecosystem.


Companies are now inserting sustainability into their innovation strategy. Industry is rethinking its business model to assess and act for a better management of its environmental and regulatory impact. Thanks to the potential of Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE® platform and our own solutions, we optimize the entire product design, simulation and manufacturing processes. We reduce development cycle times and the need to create physical prototypes while optimizing product manufacturing processes. Being a player in sustainable digitalization means contributing to improving the use of physical resources by placing people at the center of this transformation.

Our values


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

As an integrator of PLM solutions, we support our customers to implement an innovative, sustainable approach throughout their product lifecycle. Key topics such as eco-design, the virtual twin and the circular economy play a central role in environmental transition efforts.


We support dynamic, collaborative teams through a wide range of initiatives, and reinforce digital technology as a key driver of production improvement.


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Our business

Our business is based on four areas covering the key stages of digital transformation: consulting, implementation and support of PLM solutions, integration of corporate ERP solutions and training.


Our PLM consultants and engineers represent 75% of our workforce in France and are spread over 9 agencies in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Executive board


Martin Grunau

Martin Grunau,

Senior Vice President of 3DS Solutions CENIT


Axelle Mazé

Axelle Mazé,

Sustainability VP,

CENIT group

Francis Augier

Francis Augier,

Services Director, France


Tom Kalkman,

Managing Director Benelux / VP Sales France & Benelux



Martin successively held responsibility positions at Dassault Systèmes in R&D, Strategy, Direct and Indirect Sales, before joining CENIT France as General Manager. He is currently in charge of digital transformation within the KEONYS Group and all activities linked to the partnership with Dassault Systèmes within the international CENIT group.


His goal is to help companies create and market, products and services that are compliant with the challenges of a responsible and sustainable ecosystem. CENIT has the skills and products to help transform organizations.

Axelle has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance for companies operating on an international scale, in both B-to-C and B-to-B sectors. As CFO (member of the Executive Board Member) of the CENIT group and KEONYS, Axelle aims to focus sustainable development issues at the heart of discussions between the company’s main players.


Her mission is to make sustainable development a central concern for all corporate actors, as the move towards a more sustainable environment requires companies to rethink every stage of their product lifecycles. Digital continuity makes this transformation possible, and offers a way of combining performance with a reduced carbon footprint. The role of the CFO is evolving to take into account all the components of a company’s value, which is no longer based exclusively on its financial but also its extra-financial elements.

Francis has been involved in the PLM world for many years, and at Dassault Systèmes managed the technical offerings dedicated to the industrial equipment, aeronautical and automotive subcontracting markets. Today, he is in charge of implementing the key stages of our customers’ digital transformation.


His motto: “In a changing environment, our businesses, from consulting to the implementation of digital solutions will more and more combine technical skills with sustainable development strategies such as eco-design and the digital twin.

Tom successively held sales management positions at IBM and several Dassault Systèmes partners, before joining the KEONYS group in 2010. He is currently in charge of the KEONYS group sales management team. He supports them in their digital transformation projects and helps them link up with Dassault Systèmes’ activities in industrial markets.


His mission is to develop the contribution of digital technology to industrial transformation projects, in order to bring real digital continuity value to manufacturing industries, in a responsible and sustainable way.

Digitalization of processes: a key driver for decarbonization goals

Eco-design, simulation, digital twin, manufacturing optimization, recycling, but also environmental norms and regulations, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy, the industry is committed to considerably reducing its carbon footprint by 2050. Digital technologies are a major lever to decarbonize todecarbonize all industrial sectors and complying with legislation.


Digitalizing its processes throughout the entire product life cycle means being able to conciliate performance and sustainability within an extended community. Suche as:

  • choosing sustainable and environmentally friendly materials
  • analyzing the environmental impact at each stage of product development, from design to recycling
  • improving collaboration among the stakeholders of a project throughout its value chain: suppliers, software companies, integrators, employees, decision-makers, consumers, financial institutions, NGOs
  • comply with environmental and social obligations and improve extra-financial performance

KEONYS and the Industry of the Future

From the diagnosis co-constructed with the customer to the delivery of a roadmap, from the implementation of the best solution to the training and support, KEONYS consultants have a double expertise in business and domain that allows them to understand the requirements and objectives of their customers. They thus propose the most appropriate digital solutions  adapted to the constantly evolving industrial world. KEONYS is the first “Customer Process Experience” partner of Dassault Systèmes, and is also a leader in the academic market for the 3DEXPRIENCE, CATIA and SIMULIA brands.

KEONYS, partner of the academic world

KEONYS has developed a relational and technological network with the academic world (colleges, technical high schools, universities, engineering schools). Academic training is based on the spirit of creativity and innovation of students made possible by the countless collaborative capabilities of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.


Dassault Systèmes’ solutions are currently used and deployed by KEONYS in more than three hundred academic institutions.


New organizational practices are having an impact on the way projects are developed in a multi-disciplinary and multi-site collaborative ways on different campuses or in coordination with industrial sites. The students trained to the latest digital technologies are a pool of candidates immediately operational within the extended company.


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