WISeKey Appoints Francois Barrault to its Advisory Board With the Objective to Further Expand the Company's International Reach and GrowthBy Wisekey Sa, PRNE
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
GENEVA, February 9, 2011 - WISeKey announces the appointment of François Barrault as an
Advisory Board member. The board, chaired by Carlos Moreira, WISeKey founder
and CEO, provides advice to company senior management regarding matters of
strategic business development and future revenue growth.
François Barrault is an international business man and
entrepreneur with a strong background in M&A and enterprise value creation.
He was CEO of BT Global Services and president of BT International from 2004
to 2008. François was a member of the BT Group Board and Operating Committee.
Previously, he was President and CEO of Lucent Technologies EMEA and held
senior positions in Ascend Communications, Stratus Computer, Computervision
and IBM. Currently he is Chairman and Founder of FDB Partners, an investment
and consulting firm in Telecommunications, IT, renewable energy and
publishing. He is Non-Executive Director of eServGlobal, Windeo SA, Alpha
Networks, les Edition du Privileges, the New York Forum Institute and
NovaSparks. He is also special Advisor to IJ Partners, Tactem, Mastek, ACE
Fund, Ariadne Capital, HIG Capital, Studio Moderna and Recipco.
"Francois brings a broad, global technology background to
WISeKey's Advisory Board, including experience in multinational organizations
and eSecurity technology. We believe he will quickly become a valued advisor
and partner in WISeKey's future growth," said Carlos Moreira, CEO and founder
"I am delighted to join WiseKey's Advisory Board and very
excited to work with Carlos to help the team to establish WiseKey as the next
Google of security. The company is growing very rapidly and doing the right
things at the right time in this fast moving Industry," said Francois
Barrault, Chairman of FBD Partners.
Contact: Olivia Ward +41(0)22-594-30-00 email@example.com
Contact: Olivia Ward, +41(0)22-594-30-00, oward at wisekey.com
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