? Mr. Haslam is responsible for the strategic development and worldwide expansion of the company’s government-to-citizen ID business.
? Haslam’s expertise in building and implementing growth strategies will contribute to growth and extension of HID Global’s integrated Government ID Solutions portfolio
? Haslam brings over 20 years of international business development experience and leading teams in selling complex government solutions
IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2013 – HID Global?, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that Rob Haslam has joined the company as vice president of Government ID Solutions. In his new role, Mr. Haslam is responsible for the strategic development and worldwide expansion of the company’s government-to-citizen ID business. This includes extending HID Global’s reach into major government ID projects that integrate Genuine HID technologies, products, solutions and services, as exemplified by the company’s experience in the delivery of the Angolan and Saudia Arabia National ID, Australia Driver's License, Italian Citizen ID, and the award-winning new generation U.S. Green Card programs.
Mr. Haslam has over 20 years of international business development experience and leading teams in selling complex government solutions to address IT and technology, secure printing including currency, identity management, biometrics and public safety telecoms requirements. Haslam’s extensive background in building and implementing growth strategies will contribute to the growth and extension of HID Global’s integrated Government ID Solutions portfolio that includes smart card ID credentials and total ID eco-systems for e-passport, national ID, foreign resident, worker ID and vehicle registration programs.
“A dramatic shift in the national ID landscape is changing the face of government identity programs around the world, where providing effective defenses against large-scale forgery has propelled the global adoption of electronic ID (eID) programs,” said Denis Hebert, president and CEO of HID Global. “Rob’s wealth of experience and his deep understanding of the unique requirements for successfully delivering advanced government-to-citizen solutions reinforces HID Global’s commitment to enhancing customer value and increases the expertise we bring to major eID projects around the world.”
Prior to joining HID Global, Mr. Haslam’s career has included his role as vice president of International Sales and Business Development at L-1 Identity Solutions and 16 years at UK currency and identity specialist De La Rue. Haslam also served in executive-level positions at companies focused on secure identity document issuance solutions and secure government/public safety telecommunications networks. Mr. Haslam holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom and is fluent in French, Spanish, and Portuguese in addition to his native English.
About HID Global Government ID Solutions
HID Global offers an end-to-end portfolio of highly secure, custom government-to-citizen ID solutions. From component supply to integrated solutions delivery, offerings include professional consulting services, data capture, card management, distributed ID personalization and issuance solutions, world-leading credentials and e-documents, readers, inlays, prelaminates, LaserCard? optical security media, and FARGO? ID card printers/encoders and laminators. The company’s solutions have been deployed in 28 countries for major projects that include national ID, e-passport, foreign resident ID, worker ID, driver’s license, and vehicle registration programs worldwide. Additional information on the complete portfolio of HID Global’s government ID solutions can be found at http://www.hidglobal.com/main/citizen-id/.
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About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. Primary brands are ActivId?, EasyLobby?, FARGO? and HID?. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global? is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit http://www.hidglobal.com/
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