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Friday, 16 June 2017

New SVP HR joins Fingerprints' Executive Management Group

Fingerprint Cards AB    

Published: 08:00 CEST 16-06-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Fingerprint Cards AB / : FING B /ISIN: SE0008374250

New SVP HR joins Fingerprints' Executive Management Group

Press release

June 16, 2017



New SVP HR joins Fingerprints' Executive Management Group

Mattias Hakeröd has been appointed new SVP HR of Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints(TM)). Mattias will be joining the company from his role as Global HR VP of Mölnlycke and has a long career with Mölnlycke, AstraZeneca and Vattenfall, where he has worked in various HR functions since 1997.


"I am tremendously pleased that Mattias, with his solid experience, will begin working with us. It also feels highly positive that Mattias is joining the company's Executive Management Group and thereby be part of Fingerprints' continued growth," says Christian Fredrikson, CEO of Fingerprints.


"I am passionate about 'matching' the actual business strategies with our people and capabilities. Given Fingerprint's exciting position, I'm looking forward to contributing my experience to the company's continued journey and building on the company's strong culture and values," says Mattias Hakeröd.


Mattias Hakeröd will be part of Fingerprint Cards AB's executive management, where he will be responsible for the Group's people processes such as skills and leadership development, Talent and Performance Management. Mattias will be stationed at Fingerprints' head office in Gothenburg. He will assume the post on September 1.


For further information, please contact:

Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards AB


Investor Relations, Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Tel: +46(0)10-172 00 10 E-mail:

Press office, Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Tel: +46(0)10-172 00 20 E-mail:


About Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints)

Fingerprint Cards AB, Fingerprints, with its Swedish roots, is the leading global biometrics company, whose mission is to spearhead the development of biometric interaction that facilitates the convenience and integrity of the individual. Its value is proven daily by users in millions of devices, through billions of touches, who are their own key - quite simply, with a human touch. Fingerprints develops biometric systems comprising sensors, algorithms, software and packaging technologies. The success is based on product development at the cutting edge of technology, which results in world-leading products in terms of security, convenience and performance. The current product range consists largely of fingerprint sensors and customers are primarily manufacturers of smartphones and tablets, where the company is market leading. As the use of biometric solutions increases, Fingerprints is working to broaden its offering by using different biometric techniques, or modalities, and to identify other market segments where the solutions can be used, such as smart cards, PCs, automotive and online devices (IoT). The Fingerprints share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (FING B). The company has shown strong growth and sales totaled SEK 6,638 M in 2016, with an operating margin of 39 percent. Most of the more than 400 employees work in Sweden, but the company has offices worldwide, from Shanghai to Silicon Valley.


This is information that Fingerprint Cards AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact person set out above, on June 16, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. CEST.

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Press release

This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Fingerprint Cards AB, P.O. Box 2412, Göteborg 403 16, Sverige
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