HID Appoints Harm Radstaak Director of Sales, Western Europe to Increase Support for the EMEA Region

Haverhill, UK, November 3, 2005 – HID Corporation, the premier manufacturer of contactless access control cards and readers for the security industry today announced that Harm Radstaak has been appointed director of sales for Western Europe effective October 1, 2005. Harm is based in Holland with responsibilities for sales direction in France, Benelux, D-A-CH, Italy, Spain, and Portugal.

"Harm is a highly-respected professional in the European security industry, a great asset to HID, and we are delighted to welcome him," said Greg Spray, HID's EMEA director of Sales and Marketing. "He will provide our customers with additional industry knowledge and technical expertise to help determine their access control card and reader solution needs."Regarding his appointment, Radstaak commented, "Security is all about trust and confidence. Together with the EMEA team, I look forward to providing sales support to the region and further strengthening HID's position in the security market as the number one and most trusted brand for contactless smart card technology."

Harm reports to Greg Spray and is fluent in Dutch, English, and German. Prior to joining HID, he held the position of marketing director at Keyprocessor and Integrated Engineering. Harm holds a NIMA-C1 Strategic Marketing Degree and dual-bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Telecommunication.