Linxens is pleased to announce the appointment of Yvan Malépart as Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing.
Member of Linxens’ Executive Committee, Yvan’s main mission is to continue the development of the group across all its markets and to drive the transformation and acceleration of Linxens’ diversification, including into the healthcare market.
“Our ambition is to develop the use of our technologies and bring our expertise to new markets. Yvan Malépart’s international experience, notably in the medical field, combined with his skills as an entrepreneur and business developer, will be major assets to help us achieve our goals. I am delighted to welcome Yvan to Linxens and to have him as a valuable part of the company,” comments Cuong H Duong, Linxens CEO.
“I am thrilled to join Linxens, a recognized world leader in its area. Linxens has been a driver of innovation for many years and has developed strong customer relationships and multiple successful partnerships. My aim will be to rely on our people and teams to continue their success in our established markets, maximizing the value we give our customers. At the same time, I hope to bring a different strategic vision of what we can become and use our knowledge and technology in new ways that will impact people around the world day to day. I also strongly believe there is a convergence where Healthcare meets Technology and we can be at the forefront of that trend.” affirms Yvan Malépart.
Yvan has more than 30 years’ experience in large multinationals, notably in the medical devices industry. Prior to joining Linxens, he was President and CEO of Macopharma, where he was responsible for transforming, restructuring, and developing the company. Before joining Macopharma, he held senior management positions in Sanofi, Covidien and Johnson & Johnson. Yvan is a business graduate of HEC Montréal and has subsequently attended various international programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School and MIT.
Linxens is a global leading technology company. With more than 30 years’ experience in the electronics industry, Linxens leverages on the expertise and know-how of its 3000 talents to design and manufacture flexible electronics in reel-to-reel format for smart cards, and RFID antennas.
A specialist in the manufacture of secure electronic components for smart cards, Linxens’ solutions are used worldwide in various applications in markets such as banking, telecoms, government and healthcare, and to ensure access control, asset tracking, authentication and identity.
With production sites and R&D centers in Europe and South-East Asia, Linxens is the partner of choice to accompany clients in developing customized solutions or ensuring large-scale production anywhere in the world, for any market.