Executive Committee: since 2015
Education: Master of Industrial Engineering and Management
Career: Christoph Beckenbauer joined LEGIC in 2007 and strengthened the sales team as a Key Account Manager acquiring new customers and projects. In 2009, he took over the lead of LEGIC’s Business Development and in 2014, integrated all sales and business development units in EMEA into one team. Today, as Managing Director in the Executive Committee, he places great value on customers' needs and leads the company with a Sales & Finance focus. His extensive experience in sales and product management in the field of mobile communication while working with Siemens as well as his previous assignments at several Internet companies contribute to the future development of the company.
Dr. Otto Eggimann
Vice President Operations and Business Units Asia & Americas
Executive Committee: since 2007
Education: B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
Career: Otto Eggimann got a proven track record with over 20 years of management experience in international sales and business development. He graduated as mechanical engineer from "Technikum Winterthur Ingenieurschule" and in the beginning of his career he worked for many years for the Rieter Group, of which he spent five years in the United States. During this time, he enhanced his know-how and got awarded with the degree Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. In Europe, he took over different assignments in the machine industry in Switzerland and Germany, whereby he succeeded in different management positions. His wealth of experience includes the successful development of sales activities in India, Far East and South East Asia.
Vice President Innovation & Roadmap
Executive Committee: since 2002
Education: Graduated Engineer in Electronics and Software Engineering
Career: Marcel Plüss joined LEGIC Identsystems Ltd in 2000 as Project Manager to develop the LEGIC 2000 series reader platform. He joined the Executive Management Team as Vice President of Research & Development in 2002 and is responsible for all product innovations and the IP management. Before working at LEGIC, he has worked as a Project Manager in the smart card environment for a leading credit card company and prior to that as Software Engineer in the network business line of Ascom. His experience with contact-based chips in the financial sector provided him with a deep knowledge in security architectures. He has over 20 years of experience in hardware and software design as well as deep knowledge in the development of smart card and telecom products. He holds several patents.