ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG), one of the leading
providers of products and services in the RFID market, has appointed
Perry M. Garvis new Director Product Marketing Contactless Payment
effective October 15th 2007. With this newly created position, the
company underlines the strategic significance of its contactless product
range especially in the converging markets of financial transactions and
public transport. With a proven track record in developing and growing
distribution channels, Garvis will be responsible for further expanding
ITG’s global contactless payment business. Located in Florida , USA , he
reports directly to Ren? van Ryt, Manager Business Segments Financial
Transactions and Public Transport.
Currently contactless payment schemes are being deployed around the
world to offer convenient payment solutions to the modern citizens.
Garvis’ main task will be to position and market ITG’s contactless
offering which includes prelaminates, cards, special transponders,
readers and OEM reader modules in this rapidly expanding market space.
Garvis, a graduate of Georgia State University , has over 30 years
experience in marketing and sales of RFID, security and wireless
technologies. He worked for market leaders like Texas Instruments,
Motorola, Sensormatics Electronics Corporation or GE Interlogix.
Throughout his career he succeeded in achieving outstanding results in
managing both direct and indirect sales channels as well as quickly
ramping up revenues. Garvis joins ITG coming from Texas Instruments
where he last held the position of Director of National Accounts
Contactless Payments and RFID Systems.
About ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG)
ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG) is a leader within the ID
management and RFID markets. The company develops, manufactures and
markets RFID components, products, and services typically deployed
within national ID and e-passport programs, corporate access control,
supply chain management, animal tagging, financial transactions, public
transport and various industrial or manufacturing solutions. ITG is a
merger of ACG Identification Technologies, Aontec, OMNIKEY, Sokymat ,
VisionCard and former Brazilian based and operating Novacard do Brasil
(acquired in 2006).
ITG has over 1100 employees and 25 sales offices in all continents. The
company’s headquarters are located in Walluf , Germany . ITG is part HID
Global, the trusted leader in providing solutions for the delivery of
secure identity. HID is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.