Category Archives: People

IDEX appoints Stan Swearingen as new CEO

By | February 21, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 22 February 2018 – IDEX’s Board of Directors has appointed Stan Swearingen as CEO, effective from 1 April 2018. Stan Swearingen is today Chief Products Officer at IDEX. The current CEO, Dr Hemant Mardia will continue until 31 March 2018, and will then join IDEX’s Strategy Advisory Council. In his five years as CEO, Hemant Mardia has transformed IDEX from… Read More »

IDEMIA Announces the Appointment of Yann Delabrière as New Chairman of the Group

By | January 30, 2018

COLOMBES, France IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity in an increasingly digital world, sees the chairmanship of its Supervisory Board renewed with the promotion of Yann DELABRIÈRE, former Vice-Chairman of the group. Former CEO of Faurecia and current Chairman of the Management Board of Zodiac Aerospace,Yann DELABRIERE will replace Marwan LAHOUD, who becomes Vice-Chairman of the group.… Read More »

Magicard Hires Ian Cliffe as Chief Executive

By | January 24, 2018

Magicard, one of the leading global manufacturers of secure ID card printers, today announced the appointment of Ian Cliffe as Chief Executive to lead the business forward, following a year of strong investment and growth. Over the past 18 months since an MBO backed by private equity group LDC, the investment in Magicard has been significant and the… Read More »

New CEO for Precise Biometrics appointed

By | January 15, 2018

The Board of Directors in Precise Biometrics has today appointed Stefan K Persson to new CEO. Stefan K Persson is today Executive Vice President BO Home within the Bang Olufsen Group. Stefan will assume his new position at the latest on August 1, 2018 and until then will Göran Thuresson, CFO, be acting CEO and Torgny Hellström Executive… Read More »

Ganesh Ramamurthy appointed managing director of Evolis India

By | January 10, 2018

Angers, January 10, 2018 – Evolis SA (EPA: ALTVO), world leader in plastic card personalization solutions, announces the appointment of Ganesh Ramamurthy as new managing director of its Indian subsidiary. As of January 3, 2018 Ganesh Ramamurthy will manage all sales, marketing, technical support and administrative activities of the headquarters in Mumbai as well as the four regional… Read More »

Document Security Systems, Inc. Names IT Executive Vincent Lum President of DSS Asia

By | January 8, 2018

ROCHESTER, NY – January 8, 2018 — Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE American: DSS), a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and diversion protection technologies whose products and solutions are used by governments, corporations and financial institutions to defeat fraud and to help ensure the authenticity of both digital and physical financial instruments, identification documents, sensitive publications, brand packaging and websites, announced today that Mr. Vincent… Read More »

RF IDeas Appoints Nicholas Low as Regional Sales Director for Asia Pacific Region

By | January 1, 2018

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RF IDeas, Inc. a leading innovator and manufacturer of employee badge readers for in-building applications such as computer access, identification and secure print, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Low, Regional Sales Director for the Asia Pacific region effective immediately. Based in Singapore, Nick will lead business development in the region with an emphasis on… Read More »

45 Professionals Earn ICMA ACE Designation

By | December 6, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, New Jersey — Dec. 6, 2017 – The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA), a global trade association for card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers and suppliers, announced today 45 people who have earned an ACE designation with advanced expertise in the global card manufacturing industry in 2017. ICMA’s Advanced Card Education (ACE) recognition is the only industry-wide and… Read More »

secunet Security Networks AG: Addition to the Management Board

By | November 16, 2017

[Essen, Germany, November 16, 2017] The Supervisory Board of secunet Security Networks AG today appointed Mr Axel Deininger to the company’s Management Board. With the addition of Deininger, previously Group Senior VP and Head of the Connectivity & Devices Division at G+D Mobile Security GmbH, secunet’s Management Board comprises three members, effective January 1, 2018. Axel Deininger will… Read More »

Michael Hallén Leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board

By | November 8, 2017

November 8, 2017 Michael Hallén, member of the board, has announced that he as per today resigns from Fingerprint Cards’ board at his own request, after having notified the Chairman of the Board Jan Wäreby as per normal procedures. Michael Hallén has decided to resign due to an increasing heavy workload and changed working conditions where the operational… Read More »

New boss for Poland’s state money-printing firm

By | October 20, 2017

Deputy Interior Minister Jakub Skiba has been appointed acting CEO of Poland’s state-owned money printing company.   Jakub Skiba. Photo: PAP/Rafał Guz   The former chairman of the board at the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW), Piotr Woyciechowski, was dismissed by the company’s supervisory board earlier this week because of a growing conflict with employees and trade unions, the… Read More »

Wirex appoints Wataru Kojima as Japan CEO and Head of Asia

By | October 18, 2017

Wirex, the world’s biggest provider of cryptocurrency debit cards and virtual wallets, has today announced that Wataru Kojima has been appointed as Japan CEO and Head of Asia. The move represents a significant strategic commitment by Wirex to provide dedicated Japan focussed deliverables to its soaring Japanese customer base. Last month at Tokyo’s premier FinTech conference, FIN /… Read More »

Iris Appoints Shaiful Subhan As New Group Chief Executive Officer

By | October 16, 2017

Kuala  Lumpur, 16 October 2017 – The Board of IRIS Corporation Berhad (IRIS), a world leader in Trusted Identification, hereby announce the appointment of Mr. Shaiful Subhan as the new Group CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of IRIS effective today. Shaiful is an accomplished leader with great operational expertise and customer insights across multiple industries.  He was previously the COO… Read More »

WAG Magazine Spotlights NEXT Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre

By | October 9, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WAG Magazine featured Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors:NEXT), the global fingerprint sensor company, detailing how she leads NEXT and also encourages girls to study and young women to pursue careers in the opportunity-rich traditionally male-dominated science, technology, engineering and math, called STEM. WAG said while women comprise half of America’s college-educated… Read More »

NXT-ID COO and Fit Pay President, Michael Orlando to be a Featured Speaker at Secure Technology Alliance’s IoT Payments 2017 Conference

By | October 3, 2017

MELBOURNE, Florida, October 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Michael Orlando, COO of NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD) and president of Fit Pay, Inc. will be a Plenary Featured Speaker at the IoT Payments 2017, an industry event hosted by the Secure Technology Alliance that explores the evolving world of Internet of Things (IoT) payments.    IoT Payments 2017, which takes place October 10-11, 2017 at… Read More »

Virginie Duperat-Vergne to join Gemalto as Company Chief Financial Officer. Jacques Tierny to step down after 10 years.

By | September 28, 2017

Amsterdam, September 28, 2017 at 07:00pm – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 –  GTO), leader in digital security today announces that after 10 years of dedicated and exemplary service, Jacques Tierny, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company, has decided to leave on December 31, 2017 to pursue other activities. On October 16, 2017, Virginie Duperat-Vergne will join Gemalto to… Read More »

Scott Scheirman Appointed Chief Executive Officer of CPI Card Group

By | September 27, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq:PMTS, TSX:PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced the appointment of Scott Scheirman as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 5, 2017, succeeding Steve Montross who will be ending his service as CEO on October 4, 2017 in connection with his previously announced retirement. Mr. Montross will continue in an… Read More »

Lionel Grosclaude appointed CEO at FIME

By | September 21, 2017

  Recruited to lead FIME into the next phase of its growth strategy. FIME, a global leader in consulting, testing solutions and certification services, has announced the appointment of Lionel Grosclaude as its new CEO for the group. Grosclaude will be instrumental in driving the company’s expansion strategy to increase FIME’s geographical presence globally and developing new services… Read More »

SIMalliance Announces New Chairman for 2017-18

By | September 19, 2017

19 September 2017 – The Board of SIMalliance has elected Remy Cricco (OT-Morpho) to serve as the organisation’s Chairman. In his role, he will work alongside fellow Board members representing Gemalto, G+D Mobile Security, ST Incard and VALID, to further SIMalliance’s aim: to advocate the protection of sensitive connected and mobile services to drive the deployment and remote… Read More »

Visa Inc. Appoints Charlotte Hogg as Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s European Operations

By | September 7, 2017

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 7, 2017– Visa (NYSE:V) announced today it has appointed Charlotte Hogg as the new executive vice president and chief executive officer for its European operations, effective October 1, 2017. Ms. Hogg will report to Visa’s chief executive officer, Al Kelly, and Visa Europe Limited (VEL) board chairman, Gary Hoffman. Ms. Hogg will join the VEL board… Read More »