Oberthur Card Systems of America named Brent Bowen vice president of sales, where he will drive new card business for the growing financial services and retail markets.
Bowen has a 16-year career in sales of payment and transactions systems. Most recently he directed sales and operations for Transaction Payment Systems, a transaction processing and merchant service organization. Bowen has also led national sales efforts for Schlumberger, a manufacturer of smart cards and payment terminals.
Brent brings solid relationships with key industry players in addition to an impressive track record in sales for payment and transaction products, noted Thierry Burgess, executive vice-president for sales and marketing for the American division of Oberthur Card Systems. His experience in the payment systems business complements our growing financial services marketing team.
Bowen also serves on the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Technology Committee and conducted a variety of seminars for leading national industry conferences.
About Oberthur Card Systems
Oberthur Card Systems (listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange Code Euroclear 12413) is a leading provider of card-based products, software and applications including SIM and multi-application smart card-based solutions, consulting, personalization and card services.
A global player and innovator in the smart card industry, championing EMV and open standards, Oberthur maintains a leading position in the payment cards market as the world s number one supplier of Visa and MasterCard branded cards as well as in network security, m-commerce and Pay-TV fields.
With unrivalled expertise in JavaTM and GSM technologies, Oberthur delivers the most advanced, open and interoperable SIM, WAP and 3G (IMT-2000/UMTS) solutions to mobile operators thereby transforming the nature of mobile communications.
With revenues of EUR 484.2 million in 2001, Oberthur Card Systems has an international reach with an industrial and commercial presence in 21 countries across the five continents.Details