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ABnote Australasia Pty Ltd CEO to Depart

Nicholas Ficinus ABnote Australia CEO departure.

Melbourne, AU – June 27, 2016 – ABnote Australasia Pty Ltd. (“ABnote”), a leading provider of secure access, payment and identity solutions announced today that its CEO, Mr. Nicholas Ficinus, has resigned in order to pursue other interests.

Nicholas has been with ABnote for 14 years, having held numerous senior executive roles before being appointed as CEO of the unit in 2012. During his term as CEO he lead two major acquisitions including a production facility in China and the Australia Post’s document and mailhouse platform.

William (Bill) Brown, the CEO of American Banknote Corporation (“ABCorp”), the parent company to ABnote, in making today’s announcement, says “the company is strongly positioned for future growth across all regions, and we will immediately take this opportunity to restructure along global reporting lines to enhance customer experience and leverage our significant global resources”.

About ABCorp:  pioneered secure credential solutions more than 220 years ago by assisting the newly formed Bank of the United States produce counterfeit-resistant currency and today continues to provide clients around the globe peace-of-mind with innovative secure credentials and solutions spanning payment, access and identification; physical, digital and mobile.  ABCorp has been involved in nearly every aspect of secure credentials and payments for the past 200 years and our customers span governments (federal and local), financial institutions, educational institutions, corporations and not-for-profit organizations.  No company in history matches ABCorp’s reputation for providing and protecting critical documents, sensitive information and state-of-the art solutions. Based in Fort Lee, New Jersey, ABCorp has offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Germany, United Arab Emirates and South Africa.

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For more information:

William (Bill) Brown

CEO

American Banknote Corporation

wbrown@abnote.com

www.abnote.com

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