Giesecke & Devrient starts 2014 with positive outlook – Gvt. Solutions highest order intake ever

For Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) 2013 was a year of upheaval, with a Management Board reshuffle and other forward-looking strategic decisions. Sales were held almost steady, dropping two percent to 1.75 billion euros. The three business units – Banknote, Mobile Security, and Government Solutions – fell short of their sales and earning targets. Group earnings…

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…

VIDEO: Challenges of implementing eID schemes

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ayK8yMdPnY Security-News.tv spoke to Silicon Trust executives about what's happening with all the ID cards and passports that have been rolled out all over the world. We asked: What are the challenges that lay ahead? Listen to the opinions of: Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert, Prof. Dr. Kempf, Dr. Karsten Ottenberg, Dr. Stefan Hofschen and…

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…