COLOMBES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, has appointed Pierre Barrial as President of Latin America based in the company's regional offices in Sao Paulo (Brazil).
In addition to this new role, Pierre Barrial will also be directly responsible for Oberthur Technologies’ Payment business in the region.
Pierre Barrial brings close to 20 years’ experience gained across multicultural and international environments in the IT industry and in B2B operations.
Pierre Barrial holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Ecole Supérieure de Gestion in Paris). He is an advisor for the Foreign Trade organization in France (CCE).
“Given the importance of Latin America in terms of our future growth, I am delighted that someone of Pierre’s caliber has decided to join our executive management team”, commented Didier Lamouche, Chief executive Officer of Oberthur Technologies. “Latin America is a region where we have an extremely rich portfolio of customers and a recognized positioning in new markets including contactless payment. Pierre’s business experience brings just the right mix of product, services and solution selling that will be a great asset for Oberthur Technologies as we look to accelerate our expansion in the region.”
Photos of Pierre Barrial available on demand.
About Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies: systems development, solutions and services for smart cards (payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for secure identity documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, passport, health care card). Created in 1984, Oberthur Technologies employs over 6 000 employees. With 50 sales offices across 5 continents, Oberthur Technologies’ international network serves clients in 140 countries.
For more information: www.oberthur.com
Source: Oberthur Technologies