Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific
XPonCard was one of the leading players within the smart card industry. The company was bought in May 2008 by Oberthur Technologies.
Member of XPonCard’s Management team. P/L responsible for XPonCard’s Sales & Marketing activities across the Asia Pacific region. Assumed responsibility for several global functions including Production Management and Data Generation.
·Increased revenue by USD 30 million resulting in a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 85%.
·Realigned the business and changed a zero result into a strongly positive result within a highly competitive market.
·Instrumental in successfully moving several central functions, including Production Management and R&D, from Denmark to Thailand and creating a yearly cost saving of above USD 8 million.
·Reduced production unit cost with 34% creating a yearly cost saving of USD 4 million in 2007.
·Increased production of SIM cards in Asia Pacific from 26 million units to an estimated 120 million units with a marginal increase in production management costs.
·Built and maintained a highly motivated team while substantially increasing the number of employees across the region.