17 November 2014 - Hervé Pierre has been elected to serve a one-year term as SIMalliance’s Chairman of the Board for 2014-15.
Hervé, who has served as SIMalliance’s full-time General Secretary since 2006, has recently taken up a new position as Embedded Software & Products (E&P) Senior Director, Strategy, within Gemalto. In this new position, he replaces former SIMalliance Chairman, Frédéric Vasnier, as Gemalto’s Board member representative for SIMalliance. Hervé has been elected to the role of Chairman by fellow Board members from Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho, Oberthur Technologies, ST Incard and VALID.
Commenting on his new position, Hervé said: “It is a privilege to become SIMalliance Chairman at such a significant time for the SE industry. In the past twelve months, there have been many developments which signal strong future growth opportunities for hardware-based security solutions, especially in the advancement of NFC mobile payments. I look forward to the organisation playing an active role in driving this market forward.”
Read the full announcement here.