Gemalto, an international digital security company, has opened offices in Cote d’ Ivoire heralding its presence in West Africa.

The new location, according to a press release, aims to further foster the digital development of the local economic fabric of the region and better meet the needs of its customers on ground throughout West Africa.

Eric Claudel, President of Africa & Middle East for Gemalto posits that:  This new expertise and engineering hub will allow the implementation of an inverted innovation process, repurposing existing solutions to meet the needs and specificities of the local market. It also aims at designing Côte d’Ivoire’s products of tomorrow, in line with its president’s priority to turn it into an emerging country by 2020.

Gemalto delivers digital security software, devices and services to many of the world’s best known businesses and governments; it is present in 44 countries.


Olumuyiwa Coker Author

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