Robert Eckel named CEO of MorphoTrust USA

MorphoTrust USA, which was formed earlier this year following Safran’s purchase of L-1 Identity Solutions, announced Wednesday that Robert Eckel has been appointed as the company’s new chief executive officer.

According to a statement, Eckel will run the former L-1 Biometric, Secure Credentialing and Enrollment Services businesses in the U.S.

Eckel previously served as president of the Secure Credentialing Division of L-1 Identity Systems.

"Robert Eckel has a proven track record of success in secure credentialing and his leadership is increasingly recognized across the identity management industry," Jean-Paul Jainsky, chairman and CEO of Morpho said in the statement. "We have every confidence Robert will guide MorphoTrust to continued success."