David Sullivan Named Fargo President

Former HID Global managing director to take helm


Minneapolis, MN (January 29, 2007) Fargo Electronics, Inc., a global leader in secure technologies for card identity systems, today announced that David M. Sullivan has been named president effective immediately. Sullivan's previous position was as managing director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division of ASSA ABLOY'S HID Global Corporation. As Fargo president, Sullivan will be responsible for setting strategy and development of business objectives.

With a 20-year record of professional achievement, Sullivan's career has been characterized by strategic vision and focus. His experience includes 13 years with HID Global in a number of senior executive roles including his most recent work with the EMEA region. Under Mr. Sullivan's leadership for the last two years, the EMEA division achieved substantial growth.

"Dave has a long history of success with HID and the industry," said Denis HĂ©bert, president and CEO of HID Global. "Like Fargo, our EMEA division was a well-established enterprise. Dave strategically positioned the business unit and accelerated the growth beyond its previous success."

"Beginning with Fargo Electronics' foundation of exceptional people and products, I look forward to expanding and developing our capabilities for future growth," said Sullivan. "I am enthusiastic about building on our successful track record, and using my international experience to intensify our global presence."