Source: Vasco Data Security International
Vasco Data Security International (Nasdaq: VDSI), the leading software security company specializing in authentication products, today announced that it has expanded its international management team based in Zurich, Switzerland with two important new hires.
Mr. Victor Hoogland joined VASCO on July 16, 2007 as Chief Information Officer. In that capacity, Mr. Hoogland will be responsible for planning, establishing and maintaining the Company's worldwide information and communications strategies, programs, systems and services.
Mr. Hoogland comes to VASCO from Syngenta AG where he most recently lead a global IS team in the implementation of an enterprise-wide data warehouse system. Prior to Syngenta, Mr. Hoogland served in various operational and technical IT positions at Novartis Agro, S.R.C. Software BV and Schlumberger Industries. Victor Hoogland received an engineering degree from the Technical University in Rijswijk, The Netherlands.
Ms. Alexandra Spirig has joined VASCO as Director Contracts and Compliance.
Ms. Spirig will be worldwide responsible for pre-contract legal, operational and financial review of all contracts with customers, resellers and distributors as well as post-contract follow-up to ensure compliance.
Alexandra Spirig received a law degree from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and continued her education at a postgraduate level at the University of Leuven in Belgium where she specialized in European Law.
Both Mr. Hoogland and Ms. Spirig will report to Mr. Clifford Bown, VASCO's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.