New head of HR takes place in Fingerprints management team

Press release

16 June 2017

New head of HR takes place in Fingerprints management team

Mattias Hakeröd has been appointed new HR director at Fingerprint Cards AB


. Mattias comes from a position as global HR director at Mölnlycke, and has a long career in Mölnlycke, sweden, AstraZeneca and Waterfall, where he has worked with HR in various functions since 1997.

“I am extremely pleased that Mattias, with his extensive experience, will start working with us. It also feels incredibly good to Mattias takes place in the company’s management team and thus becomes a part of the Fingerprints continued development,” says Christian Fredrikson, ceo of Fingerprints.

“I am passionate about combining business strategies with personnel and skill issues. Given Fingerprints exciting position I look forward to contribute with my experience of the company’s continued journey and build on the company’s strong culture and values”, says Mattias Hakeröd.

Mattias Hakeröd will be included in Fingerprint Cards AB:s business management where he is responsible for the group’s competence and leadership development and management succession planning. Mattias will be based on Fingerprints headquartered in Gothenburg, sweden. He is taking up the post on 1 september.

For more information, please contact:

Christian Fredrikson, president and ceo, Fingerprint Cards AB

Investor Relations, Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)

Tel: +46(0)10-172 00 10 E-mail:

Press office, Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)

Tel: +46(0)10-172 00 20 E-mail:

About Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints)

Fingerprint Cards AB, Fingerprints, is the leading global biometribolaget with Swedish roots, whose mission is to lead the development of biometric interaction that allows the individual’s convenience and privacy. The usefulness is evidenced daily in the millions of entities through billions of sensortryckningar of the user is his private key – in other words; with a human touch. Fingerprints develop biometric systems consisting of sensors, algorithms, software, and paketeringsteknologier. The success is based on product development with a technical excellence at the forefront, resulting in world-leading products in terms of safety, ease of use and performance. Current product range consists to the largest part of the fingeravtryckssensorer and the customers are primarily companies that manufacture smartphones and tablets where the company is the market leader. As the use of biometric solutions increase, seems Fingerprints in order to broaden the offer with more biometrimetoder, or modalities, and that solutions should be found also in other market segments such as smartcards, PC, vehicles and internet-connected devices (IoT). Fingerprints are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (FING B). The company has had a strong growth and turnover in 2016 6 638 M, with an operating margin of 39 per cent. The majority of the more than 400 employed persons is in Sweden but the company has offices throughout the world, from Shanghai to Silicon Valley.


The information is such as Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) is obliged to publish under the Swedish securities market act and/or the law on trading with financial instruments. The information was submitted for publication, through the above contacts in the government, June 16, 2017, at 08.00 CEST.

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