WISeKey Reinforces its Strategy Committee With International Business Leaders to Guide WISeKey’s Approach on Mobile Security

September 8, 2010

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — WISeKey, the
leading Internet Trust and Digital Identification Company, announced today
the appointment of three leading business figures as members of its Strategy
Committee. The committee, chaired by Carlos Moreira, founder of WISeKey,
provides advice to the WISeKey board of directors and senior management
regarding matters of strategic business development and future revenue growth
for WISeKey. The new members originate from a wide variety of sectors, from
Telco’s to financial services to IT, which will be of critical importance to
drive WISeKey’s strategy.

The new members include:

1) Claude Begle, Director General of SymbioSwiss and former Chairman of
Swiss Post, Mr. Begle is one of the most prestigious executives in
Switzerland and will cooperate with WISeKey to implement its international
expansion strategy, strengthen its links with the postal world and deal with
micro remittances activities.

2) Gary Shainberg, Vice-President, Global Technology & Innovation Support
BT Plc., Office of the Chief Scientist, BT. Gary Shainberg is responsible for
ensuring BT’s Innovation and Technology programs deliver (radical) solutions
to business problems – which in turn drives improved business performance.

3) Serge Ferre served between 2007 and mid 2010 as Corporate
Vice-President Nokia, EU Representation and Member of the Board of Nokia
International Finance. Between 2003 and 2007 he worked as Nokia Vice-President Strategy . Between 1991 and 2003, he was Managing Director of
Nokia Mobile Phones France at first, then President of Nokia France. Prior to
that, he worked for Bang and Olufsen as Managing Director and Member of the
Group Strategic Committees.

“I am delighted that this group of prestigious leaders accepted my
invitation to join our Strategy Committee,” said Carlos Moreira, founder and
CEO of WISeKey. “These leaders bring their extensive experience and knowledge
of the business community to WISeKey, and will help us set the right strategy
for future growth. Our membership already includes a number of business
luminaries and each of them brings vast experience in a variety of businesses
from all around the globe. I thank all of our new strategy committee for
their willingness to contribute their knowledge and experience to WISeKey.”

“I am glad to cooperate with an organization as dynamic and innovative as
WISeKey and help it to realize its potential. It is a pleasure for me to join
WISeKey’s Advisory Board and assist the company with the further expansion of
its global reach into new markets,” said Claude Begle.

“I am very pleased to be supporting and advising WISeKey in the efforts
to develop, drive and implement new and innovative security solutions that
have the ability to change the way the world does on-line security,” said

Gary Shainberg.

“I am honored and delighted to be joining and supporting WISeKey in
introducing and systematizing innovative on-line solutions to better secure
products and services in a vast array of Global Industries, particularly in
the Telecom and Media sectors, obviously,” said Serge Ferre.

One of the initial priorities of the strategy committee is to develop
compelling business initiatives which will be implemented via WISeKey’s
existing strategic partners. These individuals are helping the company to
identify the direction of global security markets and are providing strategic
advice on how the company can most effectively and efficiently assist
business in the sector.

As WISeKey, just recently nominated by the World Economic Forum as a
Global Growth Company, expands its business worldwide to support enterprises
in industries such as Telcos, eHealth, eGovernment, financial services,
secure communications and professional services, the advice and guidance from
the Strategy Committee will be paramount to helping the company to establish
itself in these sectors. Reporting to the WISeKey board of directors, the
Strategy Committee will meet regularly throughout the year to provide advice
and recommendations, but will not have any legal or formal responsibilities.
These 3 new members will join the existing Strategy Committee group, which
includes, amongst others, Lenny Shrank, former CEO SWIFT, Mario Garnero,
President of Brasilinvest and Fernando Chico Pardo, CEO Promecap.

    For more information please contact:
    Name: Olivia Ward
    E-mail: oward@wisekey.com
    Phone: +41-22-594-30-00


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