Appointment of Global Sales D

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Intercede Group PLC
20 August 2008

20th August 2008

Intercede announces the appointment of Global Sales Director to drive business after recent contract wins


Intercede, the producer of the Intercede MyID™ Identity and Credential Management System, today announces the appointment of Jon Shamah as Global Sales Director. 

Jon will coordinate all sales activity across the company and further assist in developing the Company's worldwide sales strategy

Jon brings with him in-depth knowledge of the security software arena. He was formerly, Director, EMEA Sales, at CoreStreet, where he championed the PIVMan portable smart card verification system, a system MyID already interfaces with. Halso worked for Thales and McDonnell Information Systems as a business development director in the security and PKI areas. He a graduate in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Southampton and frequently speaks at security industry conferences.

 'This appointment reflects the strong growth ambitions of Intercede and the broadening global sales pipeline that we now need to manage effectively. Our continuing investment in industry leading personnel underscores the confidence we have in our near term growth prospects', said Richard Parris, Chairman and Chief Executive. 'I welcome Jon to the Company and look forward to his contribution to the continuing success of the business'.

In addition to this key appointment , Intercede is actively growing its development, test and professional service teams to support newly secured business in UK, Europe, the Middle East and the US.  These new software engineering roles will be based in Intercede's headquarters in Lutterworth, Leicestershire.

Richard Parris added, 'We are always on the look out for highly skilled individuals to help Intercede keep pace with its growth. Being one of the largest specialist IT and technical employers in the region, it is always a challenge to fulfil the demand but our success so far is testament to the talent that we have discovered to date.

About Intercede 

Intercede is the producer of the MyID™ Identity and Credential Management System (IDCMS). Intercede's MyID is renowned worldwide as the only IDCMS software product that enables organizations to easily and securely manage the identities of people and their associated identity credentials within a single, integrated, workflow driven platform. This includes enabling and managing: secure registration, biometric capture, application vetting and approval through to smart card personalization, issuance and management.

Intercede's MyID is being used around the world by large corporations, governments and banks to manage millions of identities for employees, citizens and customers. Notable deployments in the US include 10 Federal Agencies, the Transportation Worker Identity Credential and two major US financial institutions. In Europe and the Middle East Intercede's MyID is being deployed in support of multiple government identity, health and corporate employee ID security projects.

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