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The RFID/access control giant has named Carlo Chiarello, former Blackberry executive, as its new president and CEO
By IQ on 31 May 2017
RFID specialist Intellitix has hired a new CEO with a background in developing high-growth global tech companies.
Carlo Chiarello joins the firm from the Lazaridis Institute (LI) at Wilfred Laurier University, which offers support and advice to Canadian tech start-ups. He previously spent over a decade at Blackberry, launching 50 smartphones globally and scaling many aspects of the business.
Chiarello steps into the shoes of former CEO and founder Serge Grimaux, who remains with the company as chairman of the board and will continue with international business development.
“I am very pleased to see that Intellitix has grown so much that it can now attract a professional CEO of Carlo’s calibre”
“I’m honoured and excited to be joining a market leader in event FinTech [financial technology] and the cashless future,” Chiarello comments. “Intellitix has many technology firsts in the event industry and a rock-solid team. I look forward to the next chapter in driving growth and scale.”
Grimaux adds: “I am very pleased to see that Intellitix has grown so much that it can now attract a professional CEO of Carlo’s calibre. Intellitix will now have the opportunity to continue its path to great success.”
Intellitix earlier this year acquired a controlling stake in LOC Pay Systems, a supplier of token-based payment systems to European venues and festivals.
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