Datacard Group announced that Gregory W. Thom has been named senior vice president of worldwide sales and distribution.
Under Thom’s direction, worldwide sales and distribution will accelerate its ability to deliver software and hardware solutions through a variety of distribution channels in more than 120 countries worldwide.
Thom’s solid track record at Datacard, including his leadership of the company’s government solutions group, uniquely positioned him for the role. “Under Greg’s leadership, the government solutions group saw great success, becoming one of our largest and fastest growing markets,” said Jerry Johnson, president and CEO of Datacard Group. “His experience and knowledge of the company and industry will ensure that Datacard is positioned for success across all of our product and solutions offerings in all geographies.”
Before assuming the role of senior vice president and general manager of government solutions, Thom was vice president, general counsel and secretary for Datacard Group. Prior to joining Datacard, he served as an associate attorney at Dorsey & Whitney law firm and as director of marketing at NCR Comten.
Thom holds a B.A. from Bethel College, an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.
Datacard Group provides software, systems and professional services needed to build profitable card programs. The company’s solutions portfolio also includes a complete line of secure digital identity and card personalization systems. Datacard Group is privately held and based in Minnetonka, Minn. Datacard Group serves customers in more than 120 countries. ([www.datacard.com])