Keesing Technologies Appoints New Managing Director
September 8, 2021 – Amsterdam
For Immediate Release
Following the acquisition of the company by IN Groupe, the global specialist in secure identity and digital services, last year, Keesing has become part of the French company’s strategic ambition to be a leading player in identity and secure digital services globally. To build on this strategy and integrate it into its own mission of providing the most reliable and accessible identity verification solutions available, Keesing has appointed a new managing director with a proven track record to drive the company’s growth.
Jan brings to Keesing an interesting mix of extensive experience in the software, IT services and technology sectors. He has worked for leading technology multinationals, including Microsoft, headed a cloud services provider and more recently was CEO of biotech company DDL Diagnostic Laboratory. Jan will take over from Olivier Dussutour, Interim Managing Director of Keesing and CEO of Nexus, an IN Groupe company leader in digital identity. Jean Ferré, Executive Vice-President in charge of the Strategic Business Unit Digital Services of IN Groupe said: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jan Lindeman as new Managing Director responsible for our identity verification services across the globe. As we emerge from the pandemic and the need for digital identity verification for businesses has never been greater, we see opportunities ahead for IN Groupe hence. We specifically look forward to accelerating the development of our digital identity verification services by building on Keesing’s unique digital identity verification portfolio and rapidly introducing new technologies to both Keesing’s innovative solutions and IN Groupe digital activities and assets. Leveraging the vast potential of Keesing’s unique expertise in identity verification, IN Groupe intends to deliver streamlined and more secure screening and verification processes to the world. Jan’s broad experience in the business technology sector will ensure we are in the best position to maximise the significant opportunities ahead. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team!”.
“I am impressed by Keesing’s extensive knowledge of documents, its comprehensive reference databases, software expertise, and hardware solutions and how these combine to provide reliable end-to-end identity verification solutions.”
Jan will be responsible for 45 employees and Keesing’s comprehensive portfolio of verification solutions and technologies. Commenting on his appointment, Jan said: “I am very excited to lead Keesing in its ambition to harvest new opportunities and make impact with their digital identity verification portfolio. Verification and protection of people’s identity and personal data in both the physical and digital world is becoming increasingly important these days. I am impressed by Keesing’s extensive knowledge of documents, its comprehensive reference databases, software expertise, and hardware solutions and how these combine to provide reliable end-to-end identity verification solutions available to any business. I am confident that Keesing is well positioned to provide meaningful solutions and services for trustworthy and seamless digital identification services, enabling our customers and partners to grow their business securely. Together with the Keesing team, I look forward to bringing new technological innovations to the market, leveraging the team’s unique expertise and track record, to ultimately contribute to a more convenient and safer digital world for everyone.”
Keesing Technologies has earned an outstanding reputation when it comes to reliable ID document verification and identity proofing. For almost a century, the company has helped organisations worldwide to protect their business and customers against fraud by offering easy-to-use identity verification solutions of the highest quality. All Keesing’s solutions build on the company’s extensive ID verification expertise and the world’s largest ID reference database: Documentchecker. In 2019, the company added biometric verification technologies to its identity verification solutions, making it a perfect fit for today’s digital (remote) verification needs.
“As we emerge from the pandemic and the need for digital identity verification for businesses has never been greater, there are great opportunities ahead for our digital identity verification portfolio. We look forward to accelerating the development of our digital identity verification services and rapidly introducing new technologies.”