Julien ZUCCARELLI, CEO PARAGON ID
Julien, previously CEO at ASK is, since April 2017 and following the merger between ASK and the Identification division of Paragon Group, CEO at Paragon ID. He previously held management positions in various international groups such as Atos, Schlumberger, Bull CP8, and Morpho Cards (Safran group), where he was Deputy CEO. He was also Chairman of the Management Board of Numen, a company specialised in secure document personalisation, BPO and paperless solutions.
Julien graduated from ESCP Europe in 1983 and has more than 30 years’ experience within the Smartcard sector.
François GAUTHIER, General Manager EMEA
François Gauthier joined Paragon Identification in September 2012. Previously, François worked as Business Unit & Operations Director for Daher, Vallourec and Lafarge. He has a strong experience in change management, management of profit centers and industrial organisations. François is now General Manager Paragon ID EMEA.
François is graduated from ICAM General Engineering School (Fr), and holds an Executive MBA in General Management from ESCP Europe.
Andrew JONES, General Manager UK
Thierry BURGESS, General Manager US
Thierry Burgess is currently CEO at Paragon ID US (formerly ASK InTag). Prior to joining ASK, he held various positions at Oberthur Technologies and HP/Verifone. He is a veteran of the smart card industry, having started his career as an engineer at Schlumberger, Smart Cards Division in 1987.
Graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure Cachan (Fr), he has a Degree in Applied Physics and a MS in Electrical Engineering (Universite Paris Sud / Orsay).
Paul McEnaney, European Operations Executive, PARAGON ID
Paul is responsible for the management of the operations across Paragon ID's 7 manufacturing sites, ensuring best practice and efficiency is implemented throughout. Paul previously held positions in Suretank Group and Clondalkin Group working on developing lean manufacturing programs, restructuring business operations, improving efficiency and cost management across manufacturing sites.
Paul has a Doctorate in Business Administration from Waterford Institute of Technology.
Bertrand BRAULT, Director of Marketing Business Development
Bertrand joined Paragon Identification in 2005 to lead the challenge of migrating magnetic technology to contactless solutions. Bertrand is Sales and Marketing Manager for Paragon ID working with teams in France, UK, UK and USA, he has since developed his knowledge of public transport markets in France and abroad and has overseen a number of strategic projects such as:
- Webhelp - Docapost partnership for SNCF projects.
- Starting a ticketing project in Marseille with electrical and graphic personalization of 400,000 Calypso cards
- Start-up in July 2012 of a contactless ticket production site in Bucharest.