Lectra Opens Subsidiary In India, Appoints Managing Director

Paris-based Lectra, an integrated technology solutions provider for fashion and soft goods
applications, has opened a subsidiary in Bangalore, India. Lectra India will focus on three main
goals: to create and oversee account relationships in the apparel, footwear and fashion accessories
markets; strengthen its presence in the automotive seats and interiors and industrial fabrics
markets; and be a leading solutions provider for the furniture market in India.

For more than 10 years, Lectra has been represented in India by its New Delhi-based partner
Magnum Solutions Pvt Ltd., a provider of CAM and CAD solutions for the apparel, textile, automotive
and aeronautical industries. The company plans to reinforce its partnership with Magnum by adopting
a mixed distribution model, which will allow Lectra to work closely with its clients and supply
customized solutions for their specific needs.

Lectra has appointed Laxmanasandra Jayaram (L.J.) Prashanth as managing director of Lectra

“L.J. Prashanth is in charge of defining, planning, and coordinating all of Lectra’s
activities in India, in direct contact with headquarters and the regional management teams in order
to give a new dimension to Lectra’s development on the Indian sub-continent,” said Daniel Harari,
CEO, Lectra. “With his in-depth understanding of the Indian markets and a wealth of experience
gained in working for international companies, L.J. Prashanth brings with him dual skills which
will be extremely valuable to us.”

July 29, 2008