Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., April 18, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), today announced the appointment of its President for the Americas, Mr. Robert (Bob) Merkert. Bob will focus on the sales of the core smart card reader products produced by ACS, especially for identification, payments, security, and transit.
“Bob has over 20 years of experience in the smart card reader industry, focusing on smart card reader sales for US government CAC (common access card) and PIV (personal identification verification) programs. Bob will be an integral part of ACS's efforts to strengthen its market share in the America,” says Denny Wong, founder and CEO of ACS. “He brings to the ACS family not only a wealth of experience, but also a pioneering attitude, as proven by his notable contributions to the US government projects, among other things.”
“I look forward to being part of ACS,” says Bob of his recent appointment. “I have always admired innovation, and wanted to be part of organizations that demonstrate it. I hope I will be able to help ACS push the envelope for the smart card industry.”