Veridos and VFS Global Announce Strategic Partnership
Berlin, Dubai, October 8, 2015 – Hans Wolfgang Kunz, CEO of Veridos and Zubin Karkaria, CEO of VFS Global Group, have signed an agreement on a strategic partnership today. The partnership shall foster the collaboration between Veridos and VFS Global with regard to developing product solutions and synergizing marketing campaigns.
Hans Wolfgang Kunz, CEO, Veridos states: “This is a great opportunity for both companies and will strengthen our value proposition. VFS Global has an extensive global presence and Veridos brings a strong background in the provision of end-to-end solutions, integration and technical support to the partnership. In addition, VFS Global’s expertise in process management and outsourcing perfectly complements Veridos’ identity solution portfolio. Together, we can deliver the complete infrastructure required for large-scale ID projects, including enrolment centers in remote regions.”
Zubin Karkaria, CEO, VFS Global Group adds: “We are delighted to announce this strategic partnership and we look forward to a long and successful business relationship serving our clients in the identity management sector. This partnership will enable us to significantly enhance our identity management solutions portfolio, and offer our client governments world class technology solutions.”
Veridos will present their identity solution portfolio at VFS Global’s exclusive innovation workshop for governments, i-Connect, which is to be held at the end of October in Dubai.
VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. The company manages visa and passport issuance-related administrative and non-judgmental tasks for its client governments and also manages in-country Citizen Services for governments and government bodies.
VFS Global is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kuoni Group, a public-listed company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The company serves the interest of 48 client governments with over 1700 application centres in over 120 countries, having successfully processed over 108 million applications since it was established in 2001 and over 27 million biometric enrolments since 2007.
For more information on VFS Global, please visit www.vfsglobal.com