Software Cradle Appoints Makoto Shibahara as President and CEO

Software Cradle announced the appointment of Makoto Shibahara as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2019.

The decision has been made in align with Hexagon group integration, where Cradle’s main operation centralizes in software development and planning. Software Cradle strives to deliver leading technology cultivated throughout 35 years of corporate history to worldwide customers.


About Software Cradle
Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Software Cradle, part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, is an innovative provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software. Established in 1984, the company has pursued to offer unique, innovation focused, and highly reliable CFD solutions that enhance customers’ product quality and creativity. In 2016, the company joined MSC Software Corporation, the worldwide leader in the field of multidiscipline simulation. As a truly global company, Software Cradle delivers all-inclusive multi-physics solutions. Learn more at Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter. For more information, visit

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Software Cradle Co., Ltd.

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