Gemalto names Philippe Vallee as next CEO

Gemalto CEO Philippe Vallee
Gemalto today said Philippe Vallee will be the digital security company’s new chief executive officer from 1 September 2016.

The current CEO of Gemalto Olivier Piou has decided to retire from the digital security company at the end of August, 2016.

Philippe Vallee, 51, is currently the chief operating officer of Gemalto. The technology company said he led critical projects for the company such as the EMV ramp up in the US, the integration of SafeNet, a cyber security company, and the development of Government programs to capture the growth of this expanding market.

Philippe Vallee was the architect of Gemalto’s development in the Internet of Things, Enterprise and Platforms & Services activities, significantly contributing to its transformation.