HID Global appoints Björn Lidefelt President and CEO
HID Global has appointed Björn Lidefelt President and CEO, the company announced.
Lidefelt’s previous experience includes acting as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at HID parent company Assa Abloy, where he was responsible with branding, communications, commercial development and strategy. Lidefelt brings to the table broad experience in international sales and marketing with over nine years spent in Asia Pacific markets such as China and Malaysia, among others.
“Björn has had a very successful journey with our organization, and will bring a wealth of experience and perspective from various roles and markets to HID,” said Nico Delvaux, President and CEO of Assa Abloy.
Lidefelt obtained a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the University of Linköping, Sweden, where he majored in computer science and marketing. He is taking over the role from Stefan Widing, who was HID Global’s President and CEO for more than four years.
“I look forward to leading a dedicated and talented global workforce focused on delivering industry-leading solutions to governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet to create trusted physical and digital places,” Björn added.