SEOUL, KOREA, Apr 7, 2021 – Suprema, a global leader in access control, biometrics and time & attendance solutions, announced at the general shareholders' meeting and the board of directors meeting on March 23 that it has appointed James Lee and Hanchul Kim to respective CEOs. Lee is to be in charge of general management while Kim leads the BioStar business division.
New CEO Hanchul Kim said, “Last year, we saw a surge in demand for contactless solutions and flexibility in use of different credentials due to COVID-19. The advancement of AI deep learning technology also led to the spread of face recognition technology, leading to changes in the access security market. Suprema will focus capabilities to transform into a leader in the Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) field by further developing its AI deep learning technology and data analysis technology.”
Kim graduated from the University of Wisconsin and is an industry expert with extensive experience in software development and business development at global IT companies such as Samsung Electronics, Motorola, and Harman. After joining Suprema in 2015, he has led aggressive overseas business growth by expanding local channel network and establishing overseas branches.