Warwick Warp appoints EPV’s Bruno Moreau as Chairman

Warwick Warp Ltd, a UK-based developer of novel fingerprint recognition technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruno Moreau as Chairman, effective immediately.

Bruno joins Warwick Warp from ASK S.A, a world leader in the area of contactless transport cards (Navigo, Oyster etc.) and also in identity solutions such as biometric passports, driving licenses and ID cards. Under Bruno’s leadership, ASK grew to a €33m turnover business with over 400 employees at its head office in France and its five subsidiary companies worldwide.

ASK created a unique, patented technology for contactless card production and Bruno was responsible for establishing industrial and commercial partnerships around the world as well as raising finance from both European and Asian venture capital companies.

A graduate of Supelec (ESE), Bruno is a highly experienced sales, marketing and business development professional in the area of identity management, including contactless transport cards and biometric solutions.

Prior to setting up ASK where he was both co-founder and CEO, Bruno was Deputy Director of Innovatron, where he was responsible for developing new projects using smart card technology. He then became General Manager of the venture capital firm Innovatron Smart Card Ventures which invested in a range of smart card technologies throughout Europe. An experienced entrepreneur, Bruno has also co-founded both Forma Systemes, a company that computerised French companies abroad and also Logicam which developed smart card projects.

Commenting on Bruno’s appointment, Terry Swainbank, Investment Director of Synergis Technologies, part of the Porton Capital Group, the lead investor into Warwick Warp said “I am delighted that Bruno has joined Warwick Warp. As a successful serial entrepreneur, Bruno brings with him a strong commercial background and this, together with his extensive knowledge of the identity management sector, his experience in successfully closing deals and building small businesses makes him a valuable addition to the Warwick Warp team”.

Bruno Moreau stated “I am pleased to be joining Warwick Warp at this exciting time and hope that my skills will contribute significantly to such an innovative team as the Company enters the next phase of its development”.

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