Suprema introduces new President of Suprema America


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Suprema, a global provider of access control, biometrics and time and attendance management solutions, has appointed Bob McKee as new President of Suprema America.

McKee brings over 45 years of experience in the electronic physical security sector to this new role and will be responsible for leading Suprema’s North America business and its operations in the US. Prior to joining Suprema, McKee has held key executive positions with major and global security companies including Cardkey Systems, Paxton Access, Hanwha Techwin (formerly Samsung Techwin), Pelco and Princeton Identity. He also served multiple terms on the Board of Directors for SIA (Security Industry Association).

Suprema is confident that McKee’s extensive experience will help position Suprema as a major player in access control in North America with its strong offerings. Suprema America has been steadily growing since its establishment in 2019 with the BioStar 2 access control platform, facial recognition, fingerprint readers, RFID readers and mobile solutions.

“We are absolutely delighted to have Mr. McKee join our team during this important period,” said Suprema Inc. CEO, Hanchul Kim. “His vast knowledge and experience are truly invaluable and we are confident that he will help drive Suprema into a leading position in the access control industry.”

“I’m excited to spearhead Suprema on its path to become a visible market leader. This will require a very focused strategy and efforts to meet and exceed expectations and requirements of the integrators we serve. The landscape of our industry has changed and Suprema’s services will adapt quickly but more importantly our product portfolio is well suited to meet this new environment,” said Bob McKee.

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