Latin America News Q1 2018

LATINAMERICANEWS / Q1 2018 5 NEWS , Atento S.A. the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the top five providers worldwide, was certified for the fourth consecutive year as one of the companies with the best working policies in Brazil, according to the Top Employers Institute. The seal is only awarded to organizations that meet the On the 7th February 2018, AdvanIDe - Advanced ID Electronics - the leading independent provider of semiconductors for the smart card, IoT, NFC and RFID industry, announced the establishment of a sales office in Mexico. Being one of the fastest growing regions for AdvanIDe, the Latin American market will be further supported with the addition of a presence in Mexico City. With a growing population of more than 120M and a large base of contract manufacturers and system developers, Mexico is an important country to further accelerate the growth that AdvanIDe experienced over the last few years. “Our loyal clients in Mexico can now benefit from a local support base, that was established to further assist in developing joint business opportunities around public transportation, citizen identification, financial services as well as authentication and IoT,” said Holger Roessner, CEO of AdvanIDe. Reporting to Alejandro Placitelli, Regional Sales Director Latin Americas, Adrian Rosas has joined AdvanIDe with immediate effect. “With many years of experience in our industry, we feel, that Adrian is the right addition to our team, to contribute to our expanding client base and to support end- users together with our clients in the use of secure identification semiconductors,” said Alejandro Placitelli. Prior to joining AdvanIDe, Adrian Rosas developed projects for NXP Semiconductor in Mexico and Central America in the field of smart mobility, transportation, secure ID and banking. Also, he is experienced in RFID due to his former role as corporate RFID Manager at Inteligensa Group and can leverage on 15 years of experience in the smart card and RFID industry. Adrian Rosas has a degree in Computer Science and an MBA in business management from the University of the Valley, Mexico. highest standards of excellence in career conditions. Participating companies get their HR best practices evaluated in areas such as: talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, training and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits and corporate culture. Results are audited by an external consultant, which validates the certification. Being a Top Employer means that the Company has an HR environment that offers good working conditions and that it continually strives to develop its people. “It is with great pride that we receive this recognition, which reinforces our culture of placing value on human capital,” said Mario Camara, Managing Director of Atento Brazil. Mr. Camara added, “We are inspired each day by the commitment of our employees to always provide the best customer experience in the market, as well as how they take on our values of commitment, passion, integrity and trust. This award belongs to the entire Atento team.” According to Majo Martinez Campos, Atento Brazil Human Resources Director, “Our Company is one of the largest employers in Brazil, with approximately 78,000 employees. We are proud to be considered also one of the best employers in the country. This is a recognition to the role our Company plays in our communities by generating economic development and employment, as well as investing in policies that support people in the pursuit of career opportunities at all stages of life.” Atento Brazil offers its employees a structured career plan, with continuous investment in the development and preparation of new talent, as well as the identification of best specialists in each segment of activity. These management practices were one of the main aspects setting the company apart. AdvanIDe Establishes Presence inMexico Leading independent provider of semiconductors for the smart card, IoT, NFC and RFID industry, AdvanIDe - Advanced ID Electronics has recently announced the establishment of a sales office inMexico.