Fingerprint Cards opens new office in Korea

Fingerprint Cards AB, or FPC, which develops and produces biometric components and technologies, has opened its new office in Seoul, Korea.

The company has also appointed Paul Kim as senior sales executive. Korea is together with Japan, China, Taiwan and North America, the most important markets for FPC. Due to FPC's success in Korea in 2012, which includes the already announced cooperation with CrucialTec, FPC needs to strengthen the organization in Asia with sales and support office in Seoul. Additional tasks will be to assist FPC's Korean distributors.

Paul Kim, who will head the Korean office, has a solid background in telecommunications and IT, and joins FPC from Nanoradio where he was Korea Country Manager. Paul has also worked as Country Manager of CSR Korea, Managing Director of LSI Logic as well as Sales Manager Texas Instruments Korea.

Johan Carlstrom, President and CEO of FPC comments: "By opening an office in Seoul and hire Paul Kim, FPC will be able to grow the business in Korea further and to support the Korean customers and distributors even better. FPC's strong product portfolio together with Paul's extensive contact network and experience will further enhance our position and possibilities in Korea."