Zwipe appoints new President & CEO with immediate effect

Oslo, Norway

Zwipe’s Board of Directors has appointed Robert Puskaric as President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing André Løvestam, and the change is effective immediately.

Robert Puskaric has a long successful career mainly from the Ericsson group where positions held include President, Region Northern Europe and Central Asia, President, Ericsson Mobile Platforms, Senior Vice President, Business Unit Modems, and Executive Vice President, ST-Ericsson. He has also been President and CEO of Doro AB and President of Eniro AB. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management (Civilekonom) from Lund University, Sweden.

“We are excited to announce that Robert Puskaric joins Zwipe as our new President and CEO,” says Jörgen Lantto, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zwipe. “After several years of development of Zwipe Pay and Zwipe Access, Zwipe’s main products for biometric payment and access cards, the company is now entering into a new phase of engaging with our customers to bring biometric cards to consumers for commercial launch. We are confident that Robert’s successful history of managing complex commercial relations will be a perfect fit as the company enters this phase,” continues Jörgen Lantto.

“I am very excited to join Zwipe,” says Robert Puskaric, new President and CEO of Zwipe. “I am very impressed of Zwipe’s achievements in establishing a strong competitive position on the back of a leading technology, and I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues and the board, partners and customers, in bringing biometric cards to consumers for commercial launch” continues Robert Puskaric.

Robert Puskaric replaces outgoing President and CEO André Løvestam who will support the company during a transition period and then pursue other opportunities.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to extend my deep appreciation to André Løvestam for his efforts in leading Zwipe to its current position,” says Jörgen Lantto. “André has taken the company through a series of major changes during a critical time for the company. We wish André all the best in the future,” continues Jörgen Lantto.


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