Category Archives: People

STMicroelectronics Appoints Jean-Marc Chery as Deputy CEO and Names new Executive Team

By | April 27, 2017

Geneva, April 27, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) announced today the appointment of Jean-Marc Chery as Deputy CEO, effective July 1, 2017. Chery currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and, in his new role, he will continue to report to Carlo Bozotti, ST’s President and CEO.   In this new role, Chery will hold overall responsibility for Technology… Read More »

CPI Card Group Announces CEO Retirement Plan and Succession Process

By | April 20, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that Steve Montross will be retiring from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of CPI’s Board of Directors. Mr. Montross will continue to… Read More »

G&D – Change of Leadership in the Mobile Security Business Unit

By | April 10, 2017

Munich, April 10, 2017 – Stefan Auerbach, Head of the Mobile Security business unit and Member of the Management Board of Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), is leaving the Group. Carsten Ahrens is taking over the management of Mobile Security, with immediate effect. “We thank Mr Auerbach for his great commitment and service over the past four years, and wish him… Read More »

Christian Lefort new General Manager of International Operations

By | April 4, 2017

Angers, April 4, 2017 – Evolis SA, world leader in plastic card personalization solutions, is strengthening its management team with the recruitment of Christian Lefort as General Manager of International Operations. Christian Lefort will occupy as of April 3, 2017 the position of General Manager of International Operations of the Evolis Group based in Angers, France. He will… Read More »

Christian Lefort Joins Evolis as GM of International Operations

By | March 25, 2017

Mr. Christian Lefort has been appointed as new GM of International Operations of Evolis. 54 year old Christian Lefort, of French-German birth, holds a graduate degree from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion and has acquired 27 years of experience with the Armor SA group in Nantes and with the American group Dover Corporate in the sales & marketing… Read More »

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

By | March 7, 2017

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC was a major… Read More »

Magicard Signs up New Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Europe

By | March 6, 2017

Based in Latvia and with an extensive background in the payment card and banking industry, Sandis Puzulis has joined the Magicard global sales t eam with responsibility for Eastern Europe, including all the former Soviet Republics and the Baltic states. Sandis has extensive sales experience in IT, software, financial issuance and secure ID across Russia, CIS and Eastern… Read More »

Universal Smart Cards – Introducing Our New Director Of Operations & Technical Affairs

By | March 1, 2017

Kevin Loveman, based at our Technical Centre in Hampshire, has been promoted to Director of Operations & Technical Affairs at a very exciting time, as the firm launches its US operation. Having worked at Universal Smart Cards for 5 years as a Technical Manager, Kevin has been involved in the delivery of millions of smart technology cards for… Read More »

Johan Wilsby leaves his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Fingerprint Cards

By | February 21, 2017

Press release February 21, 2017 Johan Wilsby leaves his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Fingerprint Cards Johan Wilsby leaves, on his own initiative, his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a new assignment at another employer. “Fingerprint Cards is a dynamic and rapidly growing company where Johan is a business-driven and highly appreciated co-worker. Johan… Read More »

Evolis Reorganizes its Activity on the American Continent

By | February 21, 2017

Angers, February 21, 2017 – Evolis, the global leader in personalization systems for plastic cards, announces the reorganization of its US subsidiary with the appointment of a new head of sales and marketing for North America. To accompany its growth ambition and expand its presence throughout the Americas, Evolis is reorganizing its US operations and will be opening a new office in the… Read More »

Niels-Henrik ANDERSEN appointed CEO of NID Security

By | February 17, 2017

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NID Security, the world leader in display cards, today announces the appointment of Niels-Henrik Andersen as CEO.   Niels-Henrik Andersen has more than 20 years experience in sales and management roles in the power card industry. He previously managed the Financial Services Institutions activity for OT (Oberthur Technologies) in North Europe, in particular Denmark, Norway,… Read More »

Magicard recruits new Regional Sales Manager for Asia Pacific

By | February 8, 2017

With many years’ experience in both the ID card industry and of conducting business in Asia, Richard Besenbruch has joined the Magicard global sales team with responsibility for the Asia Pacific region, excluding China. Richard enjoyed a broad business training including advertising, marketing, venture capital and IT before moving into the ID industry more than a decade ago,… Read More »

Bernie Zhu (朱鹏) Joins Entrust Datacard as Senior Vice President, Sales, Greater China

By | February 7, 2017

ZHU TO LEAD THE COMPANY’S SALES GROWTH AND INITIATIVES ACROSS CHINA MINNEAPOLIS and BEIJING—(Feb. 7, 2017)—Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technologies, today announced that Bernie Zhu has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, sales, greater China. In this role, Mr. Zhu will lead all commercial efforts across the greater… Read More »

Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board of Directors

By | January 25, 2017

Press releaseJanuary 25, 2017 Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board of Directors Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board on his own initiative, after dialogue with the Board. Fingerprint Cards’ board member Lars Söderfjell was released on Tuesday, after he was arrested on Monday alleged for unauthorized disclosure of inside information in conjunction with Fingerprint Cards’ profit warning in… Read More »

Fingerprint Cards’ Member of the Board Lars Söderfjell Taken Into Custody

By | January 23, 2017

Press releaseJanuary 23, 2017 Fingerprint Cards’ member of the board Lars Söderfjell taken into custody The Swedish Economic Crime Authority has today taken Fingerprint Cards’ member of the Board Lars Söderfjell into custody for alleged market abuse in conjunction with the company’s profit warning in December 2016. Also Johan Carlström, shareholder and former employee, has been taken into… Read More »

IRIS Appoints New Chief Operating Officier

By | January 12, 2017

Kuala  Lumpur, 12 January 2017 – IRIS Corporation Berhad has named Choong Choo Hock as Chief Operating Officer, heading its Trusted Identification business. The appointment takes immediate effect. In this position, Choong, age 54, will report to IRIS’ Exco Committee and Board of Directors. Choong brings more than 32 years of technology manufacturing and operational leadership to this new… Read More »

Sourour Stanke Appointed New Head of Corporate Communications at Giesecke & Devrient

By | January 10, 2017

Munich, January 10, 2017 – Ms. Sourour Stanke (37) has been appointed the new Head of Corporate Communications at Giesecke & Devrient. Ms. Stanke took up the role on January 2, 2017 and in this position will report directly to the Chairman of the Management Board Ralf Wintergerst. She succeeds Kay Laudien, who acted as interim Head of… Read More »

New Asia voice to chair IHMA

By | January 4, 2017

January 04, 2017 Manoj Kochar has been appointed as the new IHMA chairman – a move that comes in the face of continuing demand for authentication and brand protection holograms that provide effective security devices to counter global threats. The Asia region is seeing a significant amount of hologram industry activity and growth, with China still the major… Read More »

Zwipe Announces New COO, EMEA Sales Exec

By | December 20, 2016

Norway-based fingerprint biometrics specialist Zwipe has announced two major new additions to its executive team. Orlando Martinez has signed on as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer, and John Laws is now Director of Sales Access Control EMEA. Martinez comes to the company from a previous position as SVP of Business Development for Snarf Networks, an IT management… Read More »