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Gemalto is Getting a New Chief Financial Officer

Gemalto is Getting a New Chief Financial Officer

Gemalto is getting a new Chief Financial Officer. The company has announced that Virginie Duperat-Vergne will take the company’s fiscal reigns at the start of next year. Duperat-Vergne replaces Jacques Tierny, who has been with the company for a decade, and will undergo an introduction and transition process under his guidance beginning October 16th. Tierny’s role…

Princeton Identity Appoints New Marketing VP

Princeton Identity Appoints New Marketing VP

Princeton Identity has appointed a new VP of Sales and Marketing. Bob McKee is now leading the charge in the biometrics specialist’s promotional efforts. McKee comes to the company from McKee & Associates Inc., of which he served as President from November of last year; and before that, he was President of Paxton Access Ltd.…

StoneLock Appoints Jim Trani As Chief Technology Officer

StoneLock Appoints Jim Trani As Chief Technology Officer

Biometrics solutions manufacturer StoneLock announced today the appointment of Jim Trani in the role of Chief Technology Officer. Trani is a high profile addition to StoneLock’s executive team, bringing 40 years of experience in engineering R&D. Commenting on Trani’s appointment, StoneLock CEO and co-founder Colleen Dunlap said, “Jim has been at the highest levels of…

iSign International Gets Well-Connected Advisor

iSign International Gets Well-Connected Advisor

Biometric signature specialist iSign International has signed up a new member of its Advisory Board who could help to extend the company’s reach. The new member, Dr. Alvin Rohrs, is the former CEO of Enactus, an NGO aimed at bringing entrepreneurial solutions to social issues. As iSign explained in a statement announcing Dr. Rohrs’ appointment,…

Precise Biometrics Builds Up Management Team with New Promotion

Precise Biometrics Builds Up Management Team with New Promotion

Precise Biometrics is bulking up its leadership team with a new promotion: The company has announced that Fredrik Sjöholm, its Senior Sales Director, has been appointed to a management role. In a statement announcing the promotion, Precise Biometrics did not name the specific position to which Sjöholm has been appointed, saying only that he has been promoted…

FPC Refines Focus on Smart Cards with New Appointment

FPC Refines Focus on Smart Cards with New Appointment

“FPC has also been delving into the market, with the company’s fingerprint sensor technology having recently been integrated into a smart card used in a new casino in France..” Fingerprint Cards is refining its leadership structure to help the company more effectively target the emerging smart cards market. Currently, SVP Niklas Strid heads both FPC’s…

VerifyMe Shakes Up Top Leadership

VerifyMe Shakes Up Top Leadership

“… several individuals independent of the company have joined the Board, including Cushman & Wakefield Institutional Investments Senior Managing Director Laurence Blickman and St. Cloud Senior Advisor Marshall Geller.” VerifyMe has welcomed a new CEO and several new members to its Board of Directors, the company has announced. It is perhaps the most significant structural…

Biometric Signature ID Expands Executive Team

Biometric Signature ID Expands Executive Team

Biometric Signature ID has expanded its leadership team with six new hires, the company has announced. Dr. Mark Sarver and David Chatham will help to lead the company’s technology and services efforts. Dr. Sarver comes from online education provider EDUKAN, BSI’s first client, for which he served as CEO; he joins the team as BSI’s…

Precise Biometrics Finds Its Next R&D Director

Precise Biometrics Finds Its Next R&D Director

Precise Biometrics has found its new R&D Director, and he comes from within the company’s own ranks. Fredrik Clementson, a Precise Biometrics engineer, will take the position starting September 1st. The search began in late spring, when Rutger Petersson, who has been with the company for a decade, announced his resignation as he sought to…

Precise Biometrics Seeks New R&D Director

Precise Biometrics Seeks New R&D Director

Precise Biometrics is looking for a new R&D Director. The search has been prompted by the resignation of Rutger Petersson, who has been with the company for a decade but has now taken a position as Verisure Innovation’s Analytics & Insight Manager. Commenting in a statement, Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson credited Petersson as “a valuable…

Green Bit Appoints New US Sales VP

Green Bit Appoints New US Sales VP

Green Bit has hired a new VP of Sales and Business Development for its US subsidiary. Nadia Reid joins Green Bit Americas effective March 1st. Reid comes to the company after a six-year stint as Sales Director for Laxton Group Limited, a company specializing in self-service kiosks, digital signage, music equipment, and other ICT support offerings.…

Fingerprint Cards Seeks New Chief Financial Officer

Fingerprint Cards Seeks New Chief Financial Officer

Fingerprint Cards is looking for a new Chief Financial Officer. The company has announced that its current CFO, Johan Wilsby, is leaving the company to work for another organization. Wilsby is evidently departing the company on very good terms, asserting in a statement that he has “had a fantastic and instructive time at Fingerprint Cards”,…