ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG) named Perry Garvis as director of contactless payment product marketing. This newly created position within AAITG further highlights the importance of contactless payment and ticketing worldwide. The company provides prelaminates, cards, special transponders, readers and OEM reader modules to this rapidly expanding market.
ITG appoints Perry M. Garvis Director Product Marketing Contactless Payment
ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG) has appointed Perry M. Garvis new director product marketing contactless payment effective October 15, 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, he reports directly to René 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 more than 30 years experience in marketing and sales of RFID, security and wireless technologies. He worked for market leaders like Texas Instruments, Motorola, Sensormatics Electronics Corp. and 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.
For more information, please visit www.aaitg.com.