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Fujitsu Names Adrian Thomas Senior Vice President of Retail Solutions Group at Fujitsu Frontech North America

Fujitsu Frontech Limited,Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Foothill Ranch, CA , March 03, 2011

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, including advanced technologies, retail solutions, biometric security, and digital media solutions, today announced Adrian Thomas as senior vice president of the Retail Solutions Group. Charged with leading continued development of the Fujitsu point of sales (POS) systems, self-checkout systems (SCO), and self-service kiosks, as well as growing the products into a larger retail solutions business, Adrian Thomas will report directly to Yoshi Masuda, CEO and president of Fujitsu Frontech North America (FFNA).

Adrian Thomas brings more than 20 years of experience in information technology to his new position at Fujitsu. Prior to joining the company, he served as president and CEO for ICS (Information and Computing Services) Inc., providing mobile application software, hardware and integration services to a variety of industries. Adrian’s retail solution experience includes seven years (from 1998 to 2005) at Peak Technologies, a global provider and systems integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions to the industrial manufacturing and retail distribution markets. While at Peak Technologies, Thomas served as president and CEO for global operations, as well as COO for Europe.

“Mr. Thomas’s appointment comes at a critical juncture at Fujitsu when we are looking to evolve our retail technology beyond a single product and into a broader retail solutions business capable of addressing customers’ business challenges with optimized offerings,” said Masuda. “I firmly believe that Mr. Thomas's extensive operational experience in managing hardware, software, consulting services and system integration businesses, coupled with his deep knowledge in the development of market-led business strategies, will be instrumental during this important evolution in our company.”

FFNA empowers clients to meet their business objectives through integrated offerings that include advanced technologies, systems integration and managed services for retail applications. Fujitsu currently provides industry-specific solutions for the manufacturing, retail, healthcare, government, education, financial services, enterprises and communications sectors. Working closely with its global network of partners, FFNA also is expanding its retail solutions into new market segments, such as mobile and cloud computing.

“At FFNA, it is our priority to provide comprehensive solutions that help our retail clients better serve their customers,” said Thomas. “The need for integrated retail solutions with managed services has never been greater and I see enormous potential for Fujitsu to lead this market. I look forward to working closely with the incredibly talented and innovative Fujitsu Retail Solutions Group, in collaboration with our global network of partners, to meet this demand while moving our technology and our business forward.”

About Fujitsu Frontech North America, Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. offers a wide variety of products including retail point of sales terminals, self checkout systems, kiosks, media solutions, palm vein biometric authentication solutions, Ethernet switches, RFID tags and currency handling products – with sales, service and engineering support throughout the United States. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and product development at 25902 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA. 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at:
For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsufrontechna.com

About Fujitsu Frontech Limited

As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu's latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on color electronic paper and RFID systems.
For more information, please see: www.frontech.fujitsu.com/en/

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Date: March 03, 2011
City: Foothill Ranch, CA
Company: Fujitsu Frontech North America