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May 17, 2018

Softonic Hires Sophie Bernard as Vice President of Strategy

BARCELONA – May 14, 2018 – (

Softonic, the world’s largest software and app discovery destination, today announced that international executive Sophie Bernard has been named Vice President, Strategy for the company. Ms. Bernard joins the leadership team led by Scott Arpajian, Chief Executive Officer.


As VP Strategy for Softonic, Ms. Bernard will assume responsibility for directing the organization’s external strategies and strategic partnership plans towards company growth.


“Softonic is at an exciting point in its history, and I’m happy to join at such a moment of great promise,” said Ms. Bernard. “I look forward to becoming part of the team that will help take Softonic to the next level.”


“It’s truly a privilege to have Sophie join Softonic and become part of the company’s leadership, especially at this moment in time. Her broad experience in areas of key importance to us makes her a perfect fit for executing the ambitious plans we have developed for immediate and mid-term growth,” said Mr. Arpajian. “I look forward to working with Sophie to drive Softonic to more success than ever before.”


With over a decade of experience in revenue management and diversification in both the offline and online spaces, Ms. Bernard has led pricing and commercial plans for the retailer Carrefour France, and was also Chief Vacation Products, Revenue, BI Officer at online travel company ODIGEO. Most recently, she served as Head of EU AMS for in their Luxembourg office. Ms. Bernard holds a Masters in Civil Engineering, mention in Law and Economics from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

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