Karsten Ottenberg leaves Giesecke & Devrient for Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte

Dr. Karsten Ottenberg (51), Chairman of the G&D Management Board, is leaving the company on his own accord, effective September 30, 2013 to become Chairman of the Board of Management of Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH. „We would like to thank Karsten Ottenberg for his great commitment. He has contributed significantly to the successful development…

G&D announces Dr. Alfred Kraxenberger as new MD at Louisenthal subsidiary

Dr. Alfred Kraxenberger will strengthen the Management Board of Papierfabrik Louisenthal GmbH and be responsible for a new position covering technology and innovation from January this year. His remit will include research and development, technology, project management relating to industrialization, and the field of strategic technology marketing. The holder of a doctorate in physics comes…

VIDEO: Digital Identity For A Billion People? Inside India’s Incredible UID Initiative

This video is a real find. It is 47 minutes long but it is the most comprehensive account of the UID program we have come across. In an April 23rd, 2012 plenary to the NYU Stern UC Class of 2015, Professor Arun Sundararajan describes India's fascinating digital identity initiative, shares video clips of his conversations…

Giesecke & Devrient 2011 fiscal numbers published: Innovation is key to business strategy

• At around 1.64 billion euros, sales revenue in fiscal 2011 just below the high level of 2010 
• Consolidated net income at 52.4 million euros 
• First major orders in new areas of business 
• Increased investment in research and development 
• Sales and earnings set to rise again in fiscal 2012 At around…