Stefan Widing has been appointed as the new head of HID Global and the Executive Vice President of the Assa Abloy Group, customers and partners were informed by an email from Ulf Södergren, CTO at Assa Abloy. On the 22nd of May, SecurityWorldHotel.com published the news that Denis Hébert the CEO of HID Global, had left the company with immediate effect. Now his successor has been found. Stefan Widing is currently the General Manager of the Shared Technologies division within the Assa Abloy Group. In this role for the last ten years he has been responsible for the Assa Abloy product development organisation and R&D centres in Sweden, Poland, Spain and India. With deep technical knowledge, operational acumen and business insights, Stefan will be the driving force for accelerating innovative growth and expansion for HID Global, while developing important technological collaboration between the Assa Abloy divisions”, writes Ulf Södergren, CTO at Assa Abloy, who will continue to serve as HID Global interim CEO until Stefan assumes his appointment on August 1, 2015.