CPFD Software LLC, developers of process engineering software for fluidized reactor systems, has appointed Dr. John Favier president. He will manage business operations for the Albuquerque-based company, which markets its Barracuda Virtual Reactor simulation software and provides support services to process industries worldwide for design and optimization of fluidized systems.
Favier brings over 20 years of experience in development and marketing of simulation software for granular solids and is the founder, and formerly CEO, of DEM Solutions Ltd, a market leader in bulk solids simulation software.
“We are delighted that John Favier has joined CPFD to lead the company in its next phase of growth,” said Dr. Ken Williams, co-founder of CPFD Software. “He has extensive experience in developing advanced engineering software and is focused on supporting customers and partners in maximizing their return on investment in simulation software.”
“I am excited to be joining the leader in software for design and process optimization of particle fluidization systems,” said Favier. “The Barracuda Virtual Reactor uniquely enables designers and operators of industrial fluidization units to run virtual process performance tests. The results provide key engineering and process control information for a wide range of fluidization equipment. I look forward to working with the CPFD team to support our customers in leveraging the power of Barracuda VR to transform the engineering of their fluidization processes.”
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