Gemalto NV

Gemalto NV

Gemalto NV

Date Founded



Barbara Strozzilaan 382,Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1083

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Computer Software
Appliances & Electronics
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Computer Hardware
IT Consulting & Services

Company Description

Gemalto NV engages in the software development business. It offers a range of digital security products and solutions to businesses and governments. It operates through the following segments: Payment and Identity; Mobile; and Patents and Others. The Payment & Identity segment offers chip cards, mobile financial services, and contactless payment solutions. The Mobile segment offers mobile cellular technologies to mobile network operators and industrial organizations. The Patents and Others segment is the licensing of the company's intellectual property and focuses on the provision of security and other technology advisory services. The company was founded on December 10, 2002 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President-Strategy, M&A

Executive Vice President Human Resources

Executive Vice President Corporate Projects & France

Executive Vice President-Corporate Communications

Executive Vice President, Security Business Unit

Executive Vice President, Legal & Company Secretary

Executive Vice President-Government

Board of Directors

Former Executive Chairman at Gemalto NV

President & Chief Executive Officer at Allied Minds Plc

Non-Executive, Independent Director at Gemalto NV

Former Chief Executive Officer at Gemalto NV

Chief Executive Officer at Gemalto NV

Executive Director at Banco Santander SA

Owner at SKion GmbH

Non-Executive, Independent Director at Gemalto NV

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sperian Protection SAS

Independent Non-Executive Member, Board of Directors at Gemalto NV

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Recent Transactions
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Thomson-CSF purchases Gemalto NV

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Gemalto NV purchases 3M Co. /Identity Management Business from 3M Company

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Thaicom Public Co. Ltd. purchases Gemalto NV /Device Management & Advanced Ota from Gemalto NV

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onGemalto NV purchases Plastikkart Akilli Kart Iletisim Sistemleri Sanayi ve Ticaret

Legal Advisor

Advised onGemalto NV purchases 3M Co. /Identity Management Business from 3M Company

Legal Advisor

Advised onThomson-CSF purchases Gemalto NV


Advised onGemalto NV purchases Trüb AG /Secure Document Business from Trüb AG, Chemolio Management AG


Advised onGemalto NV purchases Trüb AG /Secure Document Business from Trüb AG, Chemolio Management AG


Advised onGemalto NV purchases SafeNet, Inc. from Vector Capital Management LP

Advisors & Consultants

Managing Director & Head-Internal Audit at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC

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Co-Chairman & Principal at Colliers International


Managing Director at Harris Williams & Company


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