HID Global, the trusted worldwide leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced the appointment of David Chevrel as sales manager, Cashless Payment, responsible for France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, reporting to David Franklin, sales director EMEA, Cashless Payment. In his new role, Chevrel will mainly focus on innovative card and reader board technology solutions for Automatic Fare Collection (AFC), vending, contactless payment, and loyalty and converged card applications.
With more than 15 years of experience in the smart card and payment industry, Chevrel has significant knowledge of the secure transaction industry, having joined HID Global from Aconite Technology, where he was a key consultant on card issuers' migration to chip and personal identification number (PIN) technology. Prior to that, Chevrel was a project manager for Ingenico, where he delivered and implemented a 6,000-EFTPOS terminal project for use in national elections. With a proven multinational background in commercial negotiation and multi-cultural mediation, Chevrel's sophisticated approach to sales is a definite asset.
"We are pleased to have the depth of cashless payment technology knowledge that David brings to HID Global, in addition to his extensive sales and management experience,” said David Franklin. “I believe he will make a significant impact on our ability to grow HID's position within the region as the go-to resource for manufacturers, operators and integrators for cards, tokens, prelaminates and readers in the contactless payment arena.”
"HID Global enables me to exercise my knowledge in creating and animating an integrator and VAR network, bringing my worldwide marketing experience to the cashless payment table,” said Chevrel, who is fluent in five European languages. "I expect that my background, relationships and skills will accelerate HID's continued growth in EMEA in this particularly exciting moment that the payment industry is going through.”