Mark Scaparro Joins HID as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Irvine, California (April 4, 2001) HID Corporation announced that it has hired Mark Scaparro as its new Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this position, Mark will be responsible for overseeing HID's domestic and international sales efforts as well as directing its marketing and new business development programs.

Before coming to HID, Mark had worked for Pinkerton Systems Integration since 1996 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he managed direct business-to-business sales. Before that, Mark worked in the Sales and Marketing Department of API Security, Inc., as Regional Director and then as Vice President. Mark graduated from California State Polytechnic University in 1980 with a B.S. degree in Business Administration.

Mark brings to HID an extensive and successful background in sales management," said Joseph Grillo, President and CEO of HID. "With over 20 years in the security industry, Mark is familiar with all market segments, and his contacts encompass manufacturers, distributors, integrators and end users. This breadth will enable him to effectively guide HID sales and marketing efforts."