|[December 10, 2012]
Authentix Names Kevin McKenna President of Currency and Secure Documents
DALLAS --(Business Wire)--
Authentix, the global leaders in authentication, today announced that
Kevin McKenna has been named President, Currency
and Secure Documents. Mr. McKenna, a veteran of the security
industry, joins Authentix from HID Global, an ASSA ABLOY brand, where he
served as a Vice President of Sales delivering secure document solutions
to governments worldwide.
Prior to his most recent position, Mr. McKenna served as Vice President
of Sales for LaserCard and Director of Government Solutions for L-1
Identity Solutions. He began his career at IBM (News - Alert) Global Services where he
served as program manager on large systems integration programs in the
government solutions business.
"Kevin hs a long professional history of delivering global solutions to
the security industry," said Bernard Bailey, Authentix Chairman and CEO.
"As we continue to invest in our currency business unit, our focus will
remain on how to best serve our clients and deliver value with our
banknote authentication and fitness detection solutions."
Mr. McKenna has a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military
Academy at West Point and a Masters in Engineering Management from the
University of Missouri-Rolla. He also served for 7 years on active duty
in the U.S. Army.
the global leaders in authentication, provides brand protection, excise
tax recovery, and supply chain security solutions to governments and
Fortune 500 companies around the world. Authentix safeguards clients in
the oil and gas, pharmaceutical and consumer goods industries from
counterfeiting, smuggling and adulteration issues. In addition,
Authentix protects the currency of multiple industry leading central
banks. Innovative nano-scale engineering, serialization authentication
expertise and cutting-edge sensor knowledge help Authentix create
effective customized solutions that address each client's needs. To
date, Authentix has helped recover $11 billion in lost revenue for our
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