J.P. Morgan’s Benjamin Burrell Joins Identity Authentication Pioneer
New York City, N.Y. – July 15, 2015 – LaserLock Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: LLTI), a pioneer in patented physical, cyber and biometric technology solutions that prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud, announced today that Benjamin Burrell has joined the company as chief operating officer. Mr. Burrell’s appointment is effective immediately.
Mr. Burrell brings over a decade of experience in the implementation of technology solutions in the financial services industry. He joins LaserLock from J.P. Morgan where he worked for nearly 14 years, most recently as vice president, Americas, head of middle office for agency clearing, collateral engagement and execution. He oversaw the teams responsible for the service delivery of technology-based financial services products to institutional clients. Mr. Burrell began his career with Barclays Bank Plc in London and has also worked as director of business development for boutique investment bank New Vernon Financial LLC.
“Ben’s deep experience with technology products and serving clients in the banking industry, which is driven by secure technology solutions, will help us grow our business,” said Paul Donfried, CEO, LaserLock Technologies.
“Security breaches have grown to epidemic proportions. LaserLock’s patented technology is perfectly positioned to take a leading role in what must be a worldwide drive to significantly improve security,” said Mr Burrell. “LaserLock offers the right products at the right time. I look forward to working with Paul to drive the company’s strategy.”
About the Company
LaserLock is a high-tech solutions company in the field of authenticating products and people. It authenticates products, documents and currency with a suite of proprietary security inks and people by performing strong, multi-factor validation via a patented digital platform, called VerifyMe. To learn more, visit www.laserlocktech.com or www.verifyme.com.
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