HID Expands Latin America Sales Support For Contactless Access Control Cards And Readers

IRVINE, Calif., July 18, 2005 – HID Corporation, the premier manufacturer of contactless access control cards and readers for the security industry, today announced the appointment of Alejandro Espinosa Figueroa to sales executive, Mexico and Central America. Espinosa is based at HID's Latin America office in Leon, Mexico and reports directly to Humberto de la Vega, HID's director of sales for Latin American and The Caribbean. His responsibilities include developing and strengthening relationships with security industry OEMs, distributors, and existing HID corporate accounts.

"We are proud that Alejandro has chosen to join the HID team," said de la Vega. "Over the course of his 13-year career, he has worked in highly competitive corporate and government markets, and he has consistently delivered exceptional results in a wide variety of access control and OEM application environments. He has also demonstrated outstanding leadership by growing distribution and dealer channels through sales and marketing efforts in the Latin American region. I'm convinced that Alejandro will have a significant positive impact on our company."

Espinosa is a native of Mexico and speaks fluent Spanish and English. Prior to joining HID, he held various management and sales positions at ID-Access, Desarrollo Integral en Computacion, and Parquimetros Nacionales. Espinosa has extensive technical training experience, received his Industrial Design degree from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana/México, D.F., and his professional trainer certificate from Buró Nacional de Consultoría, S.C. / León, Mexico.