Gemalto aids Sichuan earthquake victims
Beijing, May 22, 2008–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) employees at its greater China offices and Goldpac subsidiary have contributed over RMB 750,000 to the Red Cross Society of China, in support for relief work towards helping victims of the devastating earthquake in the Sichuan province of China on May 12, 2008. Gemalto offices in other countries also participated to different contributions towards the disaster relief through relief funds in their areas.
Contributions from employees were matched dollar for dollar by the company.
Gemalto and its employees worldwide want to express their deepest sympathy and condolences for the victims and their families, and hope for the fast healing and recovery from this terrible disaster.
Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2007 annual revenues of over €1.6 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.
In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.
Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
More than a billion people worldwide use the company’s products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.
As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
Gemalto was formed in June 2006 by the combination of Axalto and Gemplus.
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