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Gothenburg, Sweden, 2010/09/27 - Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) employs Anders Blom as VP Business Development, member of management team and commercial director for ongoing line sensor program.
Anders joins FPC from a position as Director Business Development at STEricsson, where he has worked since 2007.
Anders Blom, who completed the systems science program at Lund University, has extensive and solid knowledge of the IT and telecom sectors, where he has worked with sales, business development and marketing at such companies as TAT (The Astonishing Tribe), Teleca/AU-System, Appium and SEMA Group.
Anders will assume his new position during November.
Anders Blom comments: “Fingerprint Cards is an extremely exciting company with considerable potential in biometrics and I am particularly looking forward to leading the effort to integrate biometrics with telecom and mobile phones. I believe that a number of other attractive opportunities also exist, such as gaming consoles and the card projects in which FPC is already involved.”
“Anders Blom’s solid background and know-how of sales to mobile phone manufacturers worldwide – and Asia in particular – makes him a perfect match for the role as VP BD at FPC and I am convinced that he is the right person to help FPC take the next important step in our development” says Johan Carlström, CEO of FPC.
Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) (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 IT and Internet products for security and access control. Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm (FING B) and has its head office in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Publication pursuant to Swedish legislation: Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) discloses this information pursuant to the Securities Market Act (2007:528) and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980).