HID Corporation Appoints Regional Sales Manager to North China Region

Hong Kong, China (April 16, 2003) - HID Corporation has hired Carolyn Cao as regional sales manager for North China in order to continue to enhance localized support. She reports to William Burns, vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific region.

"China has been a significant and growing market for HID," said Mr. Burns. "Adding Carolyn to our team is one way we are demonstrating HID's ongoing commitment to the Asia Pacific market place. She is a first-class sales manager with the experience and education that will make her invaluable to our customers. "

Carolyn earned a Master of Business Administration at Limburg University Center, Belgium. Before joining HID, Carolyn worked for Intel Technology (China) Ltd. as a supervisor, where she launched the Intel Great China's access card project.

"China's high level of economic growth and the promise of new markets have brought resources and companies from all over the world, even as the global economy seems to be suffering a decline." Ms. Cao added. "Our top priority must be building and maintaining good relationships with local distributors. We will focus on working even more closely with local distributors and enhancing the management of our sales channels."

Contact:
Carolyn Cao
Regional Sales Manager, North China
39/F, Plaza 66
1266 Nanjing Road West,
Shanghai 200040, P.R. China
Tel: (86-21) 6288 1740
Fax: (86-21) 6288 3988
E-mail: [email protected]