SPS appoints Sylvain Auchere as Sales Director France

Smart  Packaging  Solutions  is  pleased  to  announce  Sylvain  Auchère  has  been
appointed as Sales Director France.  
ROUSSET,  FRANCE,  September  17,  2012  –  In  order  to  keep  on  developing  its
activity,  Smart  Packaging  Solutions  is  strengthening  its  commercial  team,  with
the addition of Sylvain Auchère, as Sales Director France.  
Sylvain  Auchère  started  his  career  in  the  smart  card  industry  in  1997  at  Gilles
Leroux, a leading smart card manufacturing equipment provider for the telecom
&  pay  TV  markets,  where  he  has  developed  a  diversified  customer  base  and
structured  the  service  groups.  Sylvain  joined  Datacard  Group  in  2003  as  EMEA
Service  &  Solutions  Manager  and  held  this  position  until  2006.  Then,  he  was
appointed  as  acting  General  Manager  for  Solutions  in  EMEA  where  his  group
implemented  end-to-end  projects  for  financial  service  bureaus  as  well  as  large
government  programs  until  2008.  Furthermore,  at  Datacard,  Sylvain  developed
the  sales  and  partner  channels  in  Africa,  the  Middle  East,  India  and  France
including global accounts.  
At SPS, Sylvain Auchère is now in charge of further developing sales in France,
where  SPS  is  already  recognized  by  many  large  players  in  the  secure
transactions industry.
Philippe Lauri, Head of Sales for Europe said: “The appointment of Sylvain into
our commercial team is in line with our development strategy. France has always
been a major market for the smart card and security industry, and, with Sylvain,
we  are  very  happy  to  have  an  expert  with  a  close  relationship  to  our  French
partners and clients”.
In  related  news,  SPS  will  be  present  at  World  e-ID  Congress,  a  conference  and
exhibition  taking  place  at  Nice,  France,  on  September  19  –  21,  2012.  Olivier
Brunet,  SPS  Product  &  Marketing  director,  will  deliver  a  presentation  on  “New
Security Features in ID Documents”.  
About SPS
With more than 20 years of experience in the field of smart card technologies,
Smart Packaging Solutions is specialized in the design, manufacturing and sale of
contactless solutions dedicated to ID cards, e-passport and dual interface banking
cards. Headquartered in Rousset, France, SPS employs 100 people. The company
specializes  in  contactless  and  dual-interface  products,  with  a  recognized  micro
packaging  expertise.  SPS  has  filed  over  120  patents  supporting  its  exclusive
technologies. More information at www.s-p-s.com
Olivier BRUNET, Product & Marketing director, SPS, contact@s-p-s.com
tel: +33 4 42 53 84 44