Identity solutions provider IDEMIA announced it has named Didier Fontaine chief operating officer, effective Nov. 2.
Fontaine comes with over 25 years of top management experience with several major international groups. He started working in the banking industry, where he occupied various positions for close to 10 years in France, Canada and Brazil. He went on to hold various senior executive roles, working to develop and enhance the value of several companies.
“I am thrilled that Didier will be joining us to help us build our future,” said IDEMIA Group President and CEO Pierre Barrial. “He has a great executive track record and his financial, corporate and international experience in a number of sectors will be a major asset for us.”
In 2012, Fontaine joined Constellium as chief financial officer and head of purchasing and IT. He later served as Zodiac Aerospace’s administrative and financial director with responsibility for legal affairs, IT and purchasing.
“I am excited to be joining IDEMIA, a company at the cutting edge of technology, at a crucial time in its development,” Fontaine said. “Alongside Pierre Barrial and his management team, I will do my utmost to apply all my financial, legal, IT and organizational career experience to IDEMIA’s current and future projects, so that the company meets its targets.”