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Matica Appoints New Manager of China Branch

Matica Appoints Mr. Sam Yang as Manager of China Branch
Experienced Manager Joins Matica Team to Oversee Regional Growth
Stuttgart/Germany, August 2, 2013– Matica Technologies AG, a leading international ID solutions provider, announces today that Mr. Sam Yang has been appointed as the new Branch Manager of the Beijing, China office.

Following the continued growth of our Chinese branch and in order to strengthen the group’s presence within the region, Mr. Yang’s leadership and experience will reinforce our team’s progress.

Mr. Yang has a diverse background, with degrees in both electrical engineering and business administration, combines more than seven years of sales experience with card personalization systems with eight years of practical knowledge in the information technology field, and previously served as the Vice President of Silone Magcard, Inc., and was the exclusive agent for NBS in China. He also worked successfully for years at Intertek and Procter & Gamble. With his fluency in both English and Cantonese, Mr. Yang will focus his specialized talents on developing our sales and marketing strategies in the region and improving our technical support and management processes.

The office’s prior Branch Manager, Ms. Mei Zong, will stay on as the Manager for Government Business Projects that has historically been one of the company’s largest and most engaging market segments in Asia, and will work hand-in-hand with Mr. Yang to continue the growth of Matica’s market share and the regional team’s structural expansion.

About Matica Technologies

Matica TechnologiesAG (D7S.GR) is a global provider of advanced identification solutions with a worldwideinstall base of more than 11,000 systems. The Company provides advanced identification systems specialized for secure government and corporate applications.Together with Matica System which designs, manufactures and markets flexible solutions for industrial card personalization and card mailing systems for banking, government, access control, ID and transportation applications, the company offers a global presence and a strong support network. The Matica Group has its own sales,marketing, logistic and support centers in Germany, Italy, France, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, China, the United States andMexico. With its vast network of certified partners, the group combines cutting-edge technology, extensive industry know-how andan impressive array of references in the private and public sector, and is in a position to deliver state-of-the-artsolutions virtually anywhere in the world.