Category Archives: People

Entrust Datacard Appoints Beth Klehr Chief Human Resources Officer

By | May 10, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced that Beth Klehr has been named Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for the company. In her new role, Klehr will be responsible for aligning Entrust Datacard’s people strategy with the company’s strategic business priorities. “I’m pleased to announce that Beth Klehr has… Read More »

Infineon – Supervisory Board extends CFO Dominik Asam’s contract to 2023

By | May 6, 2018

Munich, March 06, 2018 – The Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG has extended the contract of Chief Financial Officer Dominik Asam by five years until December 31, 2023. Dominik Asam has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2011. His current contract expires on December 31, 2018. By extending his contract, the Supervisory Board… Read More »

Mastercard Names Kristina Kloberdanz Chief Sustainability Officer

By | May 3, 2018

Purchase, N.Y. – May 3, 2018 – Mastercard announced today it has appointed Kristina Kloberdanz as the company’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. In this newly-created role, Kloberdanz is responsible for leading Mastercard’s approach to sustainability as defined by three key pillars: being good stewards of the environment, making positive social impact, and ensuring high standards of corporate governance. She… Read More »

IDEMIA Announces Laurent Lemaire’s Appointment as New CFO

By | April 16, 2018

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has today announced Laurent Lemaire’s appointment as the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer. Laurent Lemaire, an ESSEC graduate, has acquired considerable financial expertise within major companies, particularly in financial organisations management, transformation and merger. After spending eighteen years as CFO of a division of the French group Danone, he… Read More »

André løvestam appointed new chief executive officer, founder becomes new chief growth officer

By | February 27, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 27 February 2018, Biometric technology company Zwipe’s Board of Directors has appointed André Løvestam (born 1966) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will replace founder and CEO Kim Humborstad from 1 March 2018. André Løvestam has a strong career comprising several CEO and other executive positions at publicly listed Nordic ICT and… Read More »

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 »

Infineon – Alexander Foltin appointed Head of Investor Relations; Dr. Jürgen Rebel assumes responsibility for Embedded Security Solutions within the Chip Card & Security Division

By | January 16, 2018

Munich, Germany – 16 January 2018 – Alexander Foltin becomes Head of Investor Relations at Infineon Technologies AG, reporting to Chief Financial Officer Dominik Asam, effective 1 March 2018. Foltin will assume responsibility for the combined Finance, Treasury and Investor Relations team that will lead the communication to all financial stakeholders of Infineon: shareholders, analysts, banks, debt investors,… 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 »