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Jacques Kerrest Joins Actividentity as CFO and COO

After Major Board Restructuring, a Premier Senior Level Management Team Emerges

ActivIdentity announced that Jacques Kerrest has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. In this capacity, Mr. Kerrest will oversee all of ActivIdentity’s financial and operational functions, including finance and accounting, financial planning and analysis, regulatory and risk management.

Partnering with recently appointed CEO Grant Evans, Mr. Kerrest brings a notable record in building companies through M&A and managing new growth and organizational challenges, which further positions ActivIdentity to realize the potential for substantial growth.

Previously, Mr. Kerrest served as Chief Financial Officer of Virgin Media Inc., the second largest communications company in the UK, where he was responsible for overseeing every aspect of finance. Before that, he was Chief Financial Officer of Equant N.V. and prior to that of Harte-Hanks, Inc. and Chancellor Broadcasting Company.

“It is very important to ActivIdentity that Jacques has elected to join us at this critical time of company growth and redirection," said Grant Evans, Chief Executive Officer of ActivIdentity. “I personally embrace Jacques as a partner and his expertise and background will be invaluable as we move forward with strategies and tactics that position the company for long-term growth, and improved shareholder value.”

Mr. Kerrest added, "In making this next move in my career, I carefully selected ActivIdentity because of the exciting growth opportunity in the market, the premier position and intellectual property the company holds and the vision of the CEO and the Board. It is a company with remarkable talent and strongly committed individuals. ActivIdentity demonstrates to me an irresistible potential that I am excited to help bring to full fruition."

For more information on Actividentity contact Naz Ekim [email protected] at Gutenberg Communications.

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