Dr. Paschalis Papagrigoriou reinforced Walter Zornek Advisory Board takes over from December 1, 2010 Chair of the Management Board which certgate GmbH. Dr. Paschalis Papagrigoriou, the founder of the Nuremberg provider for mobile security, enters the Advisory Board, to devote himself to the strategic management and product planning and development of the company. “I am very on my task at certgate and on an exciting field of activity with great opportunities,” explains Walter Zornek.
“The most important aspect is the performance of the technology behind a very competent team. We are positioned very well for this growth market.’ certgate is among the first and most experienced providers of solutions for mobile security in the business-to-business area. Critical business processes could be run safely and reliably certgate technology with mobile communication. Zornek will be responsible at certgate especially for the topics of large customers, partner, marketing and strategy. Dr. Paschalis Papagrigoriou stretches with a laughing and a crying eye of the business leadership remaining connected to the company but closely as technology consultant: “it is of course a big step to withdraw from the operational management of a company that it has founded and led for so many years,” says “I am however very on my mandate of the Advisory Board, as well as my more focus on projects and innovative product development.” the founder of certgate GmbH. The new Division of tasks, make sure that certgate continues to lead the field for mobile security.
Walter Zornek has most recently is responsible for the construction and the management of the business unit networks at the specialist media broadcast. Under his leadership have been strategically aligned the network business as well as the projects of FIFA World Cup 2006 and 2010 implemented with great international recognition. Before joining media broadcast Zornek had various management and executive positions at IBM and Deutsche Telekom in the field of technology, strategy and New media for business customers served. Axel Stett will be responsible so far has been the operative business and the areas of business development, sales and law. Company description the Nuremberg-based high-tech company certgate GmbH was founded in 2004 by Dr. Paschalis Papagrigoriou. Business of the innovative company is the development and marketing of products and solutions that make dealing with mobile communication devices safe and user friendly. certgate has developed the world’s first microSD card with smart card functionality and patent protected its technical advantage in the area of mobile security. The certgate SmartCard due to their strong cryptographic function microSD allows saving and safe use of certificates, as well as the generation of key pairs. Thus, the smart card supports among others 2-factor authentication, encrypted data storage, email encryption, secure mobile banking for HBCI – and EBICS standard and building protected VPN connections on mobile End devices. Developed in close collaboration with implementing partners microSD.microSD certgate also customized security solutions for smartphones, PDAs and other mobile devices based on its certgate SmartCard. company contact: certgate GmbH Jeannot Joffroy Merianstrasse 26 90409 Nurnberg Tel: 0911 / 9 35 23 32 E-Mail: Web: PR contact: Faltmann PR Faltmann Sabine Theatre Street 15 52062 Aachen Tel: + 49.241.43 53 74 84 E-Mail: Web: