RESTON, Va., June 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IDEMIA announced today the appointment of Sean Thompson as Head of Business Development and a member of the Executive Committee for the Identity & Security business in North America. Sean will be responsible for all sales and business development, capture and proposal activities.

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«I am very pleased to welcome Sean Thompson to IDEMIA. His outstanding track record of winning new business and his deep understanding of the Federal Government market will be instrumental in accelerating the growth of our business,» said Ed Casey, Chief Executive Officer of IDEMIA’s Identity & Security business in North America.

Sean has over 26 years as a business development executive with extensive experience in the Federal Government sector. Prior to joining IDEMIA, Sean served as Regional Vice President, Sales for Unisys Corporation, a global information technology company. At Unisys, he led the Federal, Defense and Intelligence Sales group and the Capture and Proposals team to significantly increase the total value of new business.

Additionally, Sean was Senior Vice President, Business Development and Capture at Sotera Defense Solutions, a national security technology company for Federal Government agencies, charged with ensuring the safety and security of the United States. Previously, he also held management positions in business development and operations at iGov, IBM and American Management Systems.

Sean received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from James Madison University and a Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Virginia. 

«I am excited to join IDEMIA and help expand the business development capabilities and strengthen the company’s leadership position in the market,» said Thompson, «IDEMIA’s nearly 60 years of partnerships with government agencies serve as a great foundation for future growth.»

About IDEMIA

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity™, provides trusted technology enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect, travel and vote), in the physical as well as digital space.

Securing our identity has become mission critical in the world we live in today. By standing for Augmented Identity, an identity that ensures privacy and trust and guarantees secure, authenticated and verifiable transactions, we reinvent the way we think, produce, use and protect one of our greatest assets – our identity – whether for individuals or for objects, whenever and wherever security matters. We provide Augmented Identity for international clients in the Financial, Telecom, Identity, Public Security and IoT sectors.

With 13,000 employees around the world, IDEMIA serves clients in 180 countries.

For more information, visit www.idemia.com / Follow @IdemiaGroup on Twitter

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