Cross Match names new senior vice president

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – May 16, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today that Eric Vermillion has joined the company as senior vice president, worldwide sales.

“We are pleased to have Eric as part of the strategic team,” commented David Buckley, CEO of Cross Match. “He brings a strong history of growing and developing sales organizations, and has an extensive knowledge of software and technology solutions – all of which are a solid fit with our strategic development initiatives. Eric’s focus on customer satisfaction and simplifying the sales process are integral to our relationship with the market.”

Mr. Vermillion joins Cross Match from NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), a worldwide leader of strategic insight software solutions that enable organizations to improve the customer experience and business results, ensure compliance, fight financial crime, and safeguard people and assets. He spent eight years in various sales, sales operations, and executive management roles, playing a key part in growing NICE’s annual revenue from $250 million to almost $900 million during his tenure. Most recently, Mr. Vermillion led the sales organization in NICE’s North American Region Enterprise Group. Previously, he held sales positions at Parametric Technology Corporation, Tecnomatix Technologies, and Triad Systems Corporation.

Mr. Vermillion is a graduate of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and holds a bachelor of science degree in management and marketing.

He will be based out of Cross Match’s Arlington, Virginia offices.