Vodafone awards Morpho “Supplier of the Year” 2015
Paris, February 4, 2016
Morpho (Safran), a global leader in security technology, today announced that it has received the prestigious “Supplier of the Year” award 2015 from Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. The annual awards ceremony honors the best supplier performances each year, and recognizes outstanding performance in supporting Vodafone’s operating efficiency and delivering greater benefits to their customers.
“We are very happy to give this award to Morpho. They delivered a consistently outstanding performance to the Vodafone Group throughout the year 2015. The company’s pioneering SIM card technology supports our continuous drive for delivering greater benefits and technological progress to our customers”, said Detlef Schultz, Vodafone’s Group supply chain director and CEO of the Vodafone Procurement Company, who presented the award.
Florian Lissmann, Group Terminals Commercial Director at Vodafone Group, added: “The security of our customers is Vodafone’s highest priority. The SIM is a critical element in Vodafone’s mobile network security architecture. Morpho’s support for our dedicated GUSIM program means that Vodafone has the best controls in place to address threats faster and in a more structured way.”
“We are very honored to receive this prestigious award. Being named Vodafone’s supplier of the year reflects the effort we put each day into evaluating the relationships we have with our partners and optimizing our common business, the progress of our projects and our programs,” said Yves Portalier, Vice President and General Manager, Telecom Business Unit at Morpho. “It makes me really proud because it recognizes our long cooperation, including many successful project launches, based on multiple interactions between global and local teams at Vodafone and Morpho.”
Eric Dominici, Vice President Sales EMEA Morpho Business Solutions, added, “This award recognizes our team’s significant and long term collaboration with Vodafone. It is a strong motivation to do more and even better in the coming years, always striving to create innovative solutions enabling our customers to succeed in their markets.”
Morpho (Safran) is a global leader in identity and security solutions for an increasingly digital and connected world. We employ more than 8,600 people in 55 countries and generated revenues of more than €1.5 billion in 2014. Backed by more than 40 years of experience in biometrics, our unique expertise lies in developing innovative technologies for a wide range of markets and applications for people, governments and business. Morpho contributes to managing identities, protecting borders, detecting threats, supporting law enforcement and providing trusted on-line transactions and services. Our solutions protect identities, ensure safety and safeguard privacy, for easier everyday lives.