HID Expands Support In Asia Pacific With New Regional Sales And Technical Support Managers

IRVINE, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2004 – HID Corporation, the premier manufacturer of contactless access control cards and readers for the security industry, today announced it has appointed Jimmy Fung as regional sales manager for

South China, Taiwan and Hong Kong and Nero Ng as technical support manager for the Asia Pacific region.

"With over ten years of access control and industry experience, Jimmy is a welcome addition to the HID Asia Pacific sales team," said William Burns, HID's vice president of sales in Asia Pacific. "He will have the ability to offer customers sales support combined with highly technical and organizational experience."

Jimmy Fung brings over ten years of sales, research and development experience from Integrated Corporation and Integrated Research Corporation where he was the company's founder and developed a series of proximity readers using the HID radio frequency (RF) module combining access control and time and attendance functions into a single reader. He was also responsible for establishing company sales and support offices in China and Hong Kong .

"We're proud to have Nero join our organization to support HID's existing and future customers with technical development while they grow their business and strengthen the adoption of HID technology-based solutions in the region," said Lester Doig, HID's managing director in Asia Pacific. "His experience in the access control market and engineering expertise will enable our customers to leverage his design, development and testing capabilities for their product solutions."

Mr. Ng's experience consists of over ten years of engineering and building automation combined with six years of access control systems experience from companies including Tyco Engineering Services, Union Trade Technology, Chevalier and Regent Craft Limited.

Mr. Fung and Mr. Ng will be based in HID's Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Hong Kong .

HID Asia Pacific, LTD.
19/F 625 King's Road
North Point
Island East
Hong Kong
Phone +852 2530-9907
Fax +852 2530-9975