eSIM management sets new standards for the automotive industry
Munich, October 18, 2016. Giesecke & Devrient is now supporting the BMW Group in the further digitization of the vehicle as a "Trusted eSIM Management Partner". BMW vehicles containing the G&D system solution for the Group's "Connected Drive Services" have been in production since July.
Succession for the Banknote Business Unit at Giesecke & Devrient decided
On November 1, 2016, Wolfram Seidemann (49) will succeed Ralf Wintergerst as manager of the Banknote business unit
Munich, September 20, 2016. On November 1, 2016, Wolfram Seidemann (49) will take on the management of the Banknote business unit, succeeding Ralf Wintergerst. He also is the designated Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of the newly created G+D Currency Technology group division. The Giesecke & Devrient Management Board agreed unanimously on his appointment. Seidemann is taking on the management of the Banknote business unit from Ralf Wintergerst, who will become the new Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) on November 1, 2016.
Otono Networks and G&D Announce Partnership to Offer eSIM Advanced Enablement Services to Mobile Carriers at 2016 Competitive Carriers Association Annual Convention
SEATTLE, WA (September 20, 2016) – Otono Networks and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will team up at the Competitive Carriers Association’s 2016 Annual Convention to announce a partnership to offer advanced eSIM enablement and management services in the global market for device connectivity.
Succession in the Management Board at Giesecke & Devrient decided
Ralf Wintergerst (53) will succeed Dr. Walter Schlebusch (67) on November 1, 2016
Munich, July 21, 2016 – With effect from November 1, 2016, Ralf Wintergerst will be Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), as unanimously decided by the Supervisory Board in a meeting today. Wintergerst succeeds Dr. Walter Schlebusch, who will leave the company on November 1, 2016 for reasons of age, and moves over to the Advisory Board of G&D. With Ralf Wintergerst as the new CEO the company is focusing on continuity in order to maintain its current successful course.
Giesecke & Devrient commercially delivers AirOn Version 4 for eSIM Management
Munich/Shanghai, June 29th, 2016 – With the highest share of commercial implementations and partnerships worldwide, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been leading the global market for eSIM management from the beginning. With its AirOn version 4, G&D is commercially operating the next generation system that supports the GSMA M2M specifications as well as the new standard for Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices. At the MWC Shanghai, G&D will showcase the latest live eSIM management service.
“Banknotes Are a Part of Modern Life”
Munich, May 23, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will showcase the company’s entire portfolio from its Banknote business unit at the Banknote Conference in Washington from May 23 to 26, 2016, with a special focus on new banknote security and Industry 4.0 solutions.
Giesecke & Devrient’s CloudPay Solution Integrates Visa Token Service for Issuer Wallets
Munich, April 19, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announced today the integration of its Convego CloudPay solution with Visa Token Service (VTS). G&D’s Convego CloudPay solution provides provisioning and life-cycle management services for payment applications on HCE (Host Card Emulation) enabled mobile devices. The relationship with Visa allows G&D to request and provide payment tokens from VTS to Visa issuers’ HCE mobile wallets.
Back on the Path to Success: Giesecke & Devrient Breaks Through the 2-Billion Euro Revenue Mark for the First Time
Munich, April 12, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) was back on the road to success in fiscal 2015, surpassing the two-billion euro sales mark for the first time in the company’s history. Overall, the G&D Group achieved strong growth of 9.7 percent last year, far exceeding its own expectations. All three business units – Banknote, Mobile Security, and Government Solutions – contributed to this growth. Not including the 2014 provision for restructuring costs, the EBIT operating result increased by around 40 million euros to almost 102 million euros. G&D has overcome the decline in earnings it experienced in previous years.
Giesecke & Devrient Showcases Digital Banking Portfolio at Money20/20 Europe
Munich, April 1, 2016 – At the Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will showcase its Digital Banking Services including Convego Hub and CloudPay, its consumer-centric services such as instant issuance, its mobile application platform Convego AppWorld, and its digital identity services.
Giesecke & Devrient and Telefonica Digital Jointly Present SIM Based Interface for eSIM Management
Munich, March 3, 2016 – Giesecke & Devrient and Telefónica present a joint technology solution, integrating the functionalities of the LPA (Local Profile Assistant) into the secure environment of the SIM card. The solution is based on the existing Smart Card Web Server (SCWS) specification issued by the SIMAlliance.