IDEMIA taps CEO for North American identity and security biz
Donnie Scott previously was general manager of company's North American public security division
French global tech company IDEMIA, which has its U.S. headquarters in Reston, announced Wednesday it has named Donnie Scott the new CEO for its North American identity and security business.
Scott, a 20-year veteran of the public security and IT solutions industry, was promoted from his current position as senior vice president and general manager of IDEMIA’s North America public security division, effective June 1, according to a company news release.
“I am honored to be leading I&S North America at a time when more than ever our society needs trusted, technology-enabled solutions to facilitate their travel, commerce and access to public services,” Scott said in a statement. “We have ambitious growth objectives as a team here at I&S supported by our long history of delivering market-leading identity and security solutions to both government and commercial customers here in North America.”
IDEMIA President and CEO Pierre Barrial said, “I have worked closely with Donnie for a number of years and know that he is the right leader at the right time to lead our efforts in such an important market for the group.”
Scott formerly was a sales leader at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Electronic Data Systems. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia and currently serves as the treasurer of the International Biometrics Industry Association.
With several locations throughout the U.S. and internationally, IDEMIA employs approximately 15,000 people worldwide.