FPC strengthens business development and appoints Jonas Andersson as Director Business Development; Secure Mobile Transactions
Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has appointed Jonas Andersson as Director Business Development focusing on Secure Mobile Transactions and Payments.
In line with FPC’s successes and ambitious growth plans, FPC has successfully recruited Jonas Andersson to strengthen the company’s Business Development function. Jonas will focus primarily on FPC’s efforts in the secure mobile transaction and payment space. His duties will also involve applications demanding secure authentication mechanisms, such as access to private and corporate data in the cloud network. FPC has been invited to enter into partnership with several leaders in the related industry and, based on this input, Jonas has built a business and action plan for driving this crucial focus area for FPC.
Jonas Andersson has many years of experience from senior management positions at Precise Biometrics, Sonera and Schlumberger/Gemalto, where he held positions as VP Business Development, New Business Manager and Business Segment Director, respectively. He has worked with equipment manufacturers, MNOs, banks and governments on all continents, successfully introducing ID, payment and ticketing solutions based on the latest electronic security technologies.
Johan Carlström, CEO of FPC, comments: “Jonas will be a great addition to our team especially in the company’s currently strong expansion phase. I am convinced that his extensive knowledge, experience and business network make him the right person to drive the integration of FPC sensors into secure mobile transaction and payment solutions together with world-leading partners and mobile OEMs.”
For further information, please contact:
Johan Carlström, CEO of Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46 (0)31-60 78 20,
About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets, develops and produces biometric components and technologies 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 Nasdaq OMX Stockholm (FING B) and has its head office in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act (2007:528) and the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was issued for publication on January 31, 2013, at 12:30 p.m.
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