Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) today announced the appointment of Kazem Aminaee as Senior Vice President and General Manager - Hypercom EMEA.
He will join the company on November 1, 2006, and be responsible for directing and driving the company's sales, service and support in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Aminaee will report to O.B. Rawls IV, Senior Vice President - International Sales. Mr. Rawls has been overseeing the day-to-day operations of Hypercom EMEA in addition to his global duties.
Mr. Aminaee joins Hypercom from Gemplus Group where he has served as Senior Vice President, Financial Services, EMEA, for the past two years. He has also held positions with Ingenico Group, Bull Smart Cards & Terminals and Bull Information Systems Ltd., and RIVA France S.A.
"Hypercom has a strong and growing presence in EMEA, and Kazem Aminaee brings the skill and market knowledge to help us continue to build market share," said O.B. Rawls IV. "Kazem is a highly experienced executive with in-depth experience and success in the electronic transaction business, and a thorough understanding of the point-of-sale business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa."