Fingerprint Cards recruits Jan Johannesson as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has recruited Jan Johannesson as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management. Before joining FPC Jan most recently worked with ST-Ericsson in Geneva as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management. Jan has previously held various management positions in Ericsson Mobile Platforms and he has also worked with Northstream AB, a management consulting firm providing strategic advice to the mobile industry. Jan has already started his employment and will mainly be based in FPC’s soon to be opened new office in Lund, Sweden.

Jӧrgen Lantto, Executive Vice President, CTO and Head of Strategy and Product Management at FPC, comments: “Jan brings unique skills in understanding the complete value chain in the mobile phone industry and translating this knowledge into tools for making the right business decisions. I am looking forward to be able to take advantage of Jan’s great analytical skills when preparing our strategic planning. This will help us realizing our ambitious growth plans”.

Jan Johannesson comments: “I am excited to join FPC that is leading the next major growth vehicle in mobile devices. I am looking forward to contributing to FPC meeting its aggressive business objectives in the years to come”

       

For more information contact:
Johan Carlström, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46 (0) 31-60 78 20, investrel@fingerprints.com

About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) develops, produces and markets biometric components that through the analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint verify the person’s identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or in combination with each other. The competitive advantages offered by the FPC’s technology include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems.

With these advantages and the ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the technology can be implemented in volume products such as smart cards and mobile phones, where extremely rigorous demands are placed on such characteristics. The company’s technology can also be used in IT and Internet security, access control, etc. Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm (FING B) and has its head office in Gothenburg.

The information was issued for publication on August 12, 2013, at 08.00 a.m. (CET).

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Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) develops produces and markets biometric technology, which, through analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint, verifies the person’s identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or combined. The competitive advantages offered by FPC’s technology include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and the ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the technology can be implemented in volume products, such as smart cards and mobile telephones, which impose extremely rigorous demands on these characteristics. FPC’s technology can also be used in such areas as IT, Internet security and access control.

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