Bentley Systems, a global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced that it has promoted David Shaman to general counsel. In his new role, Shaman will be responsible for advising the company’s CEO and board of directors on all legal matters, as well as for leading Bentley’s global legal team. He will report to Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley.
Shaman joined Bentley in March 1998 and spent the next seven years working from the company’s offices in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. He returned to Exton, Pa., in 2005 and in 2006 was promoted to deputy general counsel. In this capacity he managed the day-to-day global operations of Bentley’s legal department.
Prior to joining Bentley, Shaman worked for the law firm Covington & Burling LLP after tenures at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Informatics in Brussels and at Harlequin Limited, a software company in Cambridge, U.K. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, a diploma in mathematical statistics from Cambridge University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from University of Pennsylvania.