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Pointsec Mobile Device Security Disk Encryption

January 31, 2001The Swedish IT security company Protect Data’s subsidiary Pointsec Mobile Technologies is strengthening it’s management by appointing Thomas Bill as new President. Thomas Bill, formerly General Manager for Front Capital Systems UK, will assume the position on February 1st. He succeeds Fredrik Lövstedt who returns to the position of Vice President of Protect Data AB (publ.), where he will be working with the further development of the security software Pointsec.

Prior to joining Pointsec Mobile Technologies, Thomas Bill held the position of General Manager for Front Capital Systems UK. He has been working for Front Capital Systems since 1995, and has held several other senior positions in the company. Thomas has been a member of the executive management team at Front and was also responsible for the establishment of Front Capital Systems in the UK.

Fredrik Lövstedt will return to his position as Vice President of Protect Data AB and will also become Chairman of the board for Pointsec Mobile Technologies AB. Fredrik has been working for the Protect Data Group since 1996 and has been the President of Pointsec Mobile Technologies since the company was spun off from Protect Data in 1999.

Since then, the company has established itself as a leading developer of encryption systems for mobile devices, with offices in the Nordic region, in the US and soon in the UK. Among the clients are companies and organizations such as Ericsson, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and the US Department of Justice.

-Thomas’ international background and his experience in marketing advanced software systems to large customers fits very well into the international development phase that Pointsec is currently in, said Fredrik Lövstedt.

-It’s a great challenge to be participating in the development of a company that is already a leader in its area. There is an enormous potential in Pointsec Mobile Technologies. We will now be focusing on establishing the company in new markets, such as the UK and Germany. We will also be working hard with the business development and to keep the sales successes going, said Thomas Bill.

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