"Tests have shown that multiple forms of biometrics validated together will improve valid-match rates."

Tim Best
Electronic Identity Practice, LogicaCMG
WCC Announces: WCC Smart Search & Match Names Bert Koning as VP Sales for EMEA
Utrecht, The Netherlands, 14 January 2011 – WCC Smart Search & Match, the leading provider of high-performance search and match software, today announced that Bert Koning has joined the company as Vice President of Sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will be responsible for sales, consulting, and channel partner management.

Bert's career spans over 15 years in the staffing and recruitment industry, where his responsibilities included general management, sales management, website and application development. Mr. Koning previously held management positions at Adecco, Young Executive Recruitment, and OTYS Recruiting Technology.

At Adecco, he was responsible for Adecco.nl, the first fully integrated recruitment website in the Dutch staffing industry. He also led the first ELISE implementation within the Adecco group. At YER, Mr. Koning was responsible for a major change management effort and led the creation of the custom-built ATS system called IRIS. As Managing Director at OTYS, he was responsible for professionalizing the organization and products. He also led the product development team.

“We are delighted to have Bert Koning join WCC’s Sales team”, says Peter Went, CEO at WCC. “Mr. Koning is an experienced industry specialist who is highly skilled at translating clients’ needs into fitting technical solutions.”

About WCC WCC is a global leader in smart search and match software, serving both enterprise and government customers for over thirteen years. Its flagship ELISE Smart Search & Match is deployed worldwide to address identification and job matching needs. WCC's primary customers are government organizations. WCC also partners with large systems integrators to help build solutions that meet government identification challenges. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands with offices in Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, and Washington DC Area, Reston.

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Press contact:
Eliska Went
+31 30 7503200
ewent@wcc-group.com