Aachen, Germany and Madrid, Spain, February 14, 2022 – Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, had acquired REALSEC, the Spanish IT security company and Hardware Security Module (HSM) provider, in June 2021. In his function as Country Manager for Spain and Mexico, Pablo Juan will lead REALSEC's strategy and expansion in line with Utimaco's global objectives closely aligning the joint operations in Latin America.
In turn, he will build on the strong positioning of the REALSEC brand in the Spanish-speaking markets, while at the same time open up new markets e.g. on the African continent. Focus industries are the financial sector as well as the public and retail sectors, where REALSEC has an important installed base of customers.
Pablo Juan has more than 12 years of experience in the financial, payment and security markets in Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, North Africa and the Middle East, where he has worked in strategy management, business development and marketing functions for companies such as Gemalto and Giesecke+Devrient.
He is an Electronics and Communications Engineer and holds a Master's degree in Engineering from Chalmers University, Sweden, as well as studies in top management at IPADE Business School. “I am very excited in this new professional stage with Utimaco, where me and the whole team will continue to build on the positioning of REALSEC and Utimaco as the references in the digital security market with an expanded, innovative solution portfolio and the objective to offer the most competitive solutions and the best technical service to our current and new customers” said Pablo Juan.
“Pablo is a great addition to our global team, his experience in our most important industries and the Latin American and EMEA markets will help us drive our business to new levels.” stated Stefan Auerbach, CEO of Utimaco.
UTIMACO is a global platform provider of trusted Cybersecurity and Compliance solutions and services with headquarters in Aachen (Germany) and Campbell, CA (USA). UTIMACO develops on-premises and cloud-based hardware security modules, solutions for key management, data protection and identity management as well as data intelligence solutions for regulated critical infrastructures and Public Warning Systems. UTIMACO is one of the world's leading manufacturers in its key market segments.
500+ employees around the globe create innovative solutions and services to protect data, identities and communication networks with responsibility for global customers and citizens. Customers and partners in many different industries value the reliability and long-term investment security of UTIMACO’s high-security products and solutions.