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HID Global Bolsters its Japanese Market Presence to Deliver Best-in-Class Secure Identity Solutions

TOKYO, Sept. 10, 2013 —

News Highlights:

HID Global increases sales and support resources in Japanese market to reinforce its Genuine HID commitment to customer satisfaction excellence

— Company is dedicated to strengthening relationships with customers and local partners, while delivering a more comprehensive portfolio of secure identity solutions

HID Global( )(R), a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced the expansion of its Japanese office with new hires for delivery best-in-class secure identity solutions. The company’s addition of several new hires will enable HID Global to enhance its sales strategy, consolidate its presence in vertical markets and strengthen relationships with customers and local partners.

HID Global continues to experience growth in Japan and the key to ongoing success is our continued ability to adapt and respond to a changing economic and business landscape in the region,” said Jeon Choong-woo, director of sales for Northeast Asia with HID Global. “Our increase in HID Global resources and support exemplifies our Genuine HID(R) commitment to deliver customer satisfaction excellence to our vast partner and end-user community, while providing a broad solution offering in this highly competitive market.”

HID Global is dedicated to building stronger presence in the dynamic Japanese market with two new regional sales managers, Dave Masaki Funahashi and Ryo Usami. With over 25 years of experience in secure issuance and IC card solutions, Mr Funahashi will be responsible for sales planning and channel development of the company’s secure issuance business. Mr Usami will leverage his past experience running his door access control and communication system business to further build upon HID Global’s strategic partnerships and customer base in physical access solutions.

The combined expertise of the company’s latest additions to its Japanese sales management team will further drive growth and enhance response time for servicing customers and partners, adding momentum to the company’s expansion strategy in the region.

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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(R), EasyLobby(R), FARGO(R) and HID(R). Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global(R) is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit


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