Bentley Engineering Laureate, Dr. Joel Orr Moves On

Exton, PA -- April 3, 2002 - Bentley Systems, Incorporated and Dr. Joel Orr today announced that Orr is leaving his position as the Bentley Engineering Laureate.

"My speaking, consulting, and writing activities have made it difficult to devote time to Bentley," commented Mr. Orr. "And now, with the imminent release of my next book, "The Excellence Principle: Structure is Destiny," and the marketing activities it will require, I have decided to end my long and fruitful connection with the company."

"We have been proud to be associated with Joel," said Greg Bentley, CEO of Bentley Systems. "We wish him every success in his new endeavors."

Orr was named "Bentley Engineering Laureate" in November 1997.

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Michelle Rudiman
Director of Corporate Communications
Bentley Systems, Inc.
p. 610-458-2798
c. 610-761-8563

Published: Wednesday, April 03, 2002


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