NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is today very happy to announce that Radek Matyasek is appointed as company VP Sales for Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

Mr Matyasek is a highly respected fingerprint sensor industry sales executive with more than 10 years experience from leading biometric industry companies. His career includes positions as Regional Sales Manager EMEA at UPEK (02/2004-10/2010), Regional Sales Manager EMEA at Authentec (now Apple) (11/2010-12/2012) and Regional Sales Manager EMEA at DigitalPersona (now CrossMatch) (01/2013-09/2014).

Mr Matyasek comments : ” Being able to manufacture low cost area sensors without having to compromise on sensor size is something entirely new in fingerprinting. Having been a part of this industry for the last 10 years I strongly believe the NEXT technology will pave the way for massive growth within a broad range of volume markets. I look forward to be a part of the NEXT Team.”

Mr Matyasek will be based centrally in Europe in Prague / Czech Republic. He will assume his position at VP Sales EMEA in NEXT BIOMETRICS effective October 1st, 2014.

Enabled by its patented Active Thermal Principle, NEXT offers high quality area fingerprint sensor at a fraction of the prices of comparable competitors. A wide range of product formats including Smartphones, Tablets, PC’s, Doors, Time registration systems, Wearables, Payment terminals, Flashdrives, Usb-tokens, Key fobs and many more are targeted. NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is a publically listed company headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, San Francisco, Prague, Taipei and Shanghai.

Investor & Press contacts :
Tore Etholm-Idsoe / CEO, mob + 47 922 32 439, e-mail
Knut Stålen / CFO, mob + 47 920 43 458, e-mail

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