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Executive Management

  • Francisco Lopez
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    Francisco Lopez is the CEO of Intelligent Currency Solutions Limited. Francisco started his career in sales and marketing at 3M. He later joined De La Rue and became Head of Sales for their Banknote Sorting Division, a position he held until 1995 when he joined Banking Automation, leading major expansion into international distribution of self-service solutions for Banks in both direct and distributor sales organisations.

    In 1999, he joined CSS as Managing Director. When the company was bought by De La Rue, Francisco was responsible for the integration of the CSS and De La Rue vault management activities. Between 2003 and 2007, Francisco served in management positions at various companies in the retail, banking and payments sectors. In January 2008, together with Richard Haycock, Francisco started Intelligent Currency Solutions Limited, a business focused on the delivery of solutions to aid Central Banks in the management of banknote quality .
  • Alan Watts
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    Alan Watts is the Technical Director of Intelligent Currency Solutions. Alan’s currency career began in the security packaging world where his achievements include the co-invention of a low cost tamper evident solution for banking products. This patented system is still in use worldwide. At the same company, He later became instrumental in the formation of a new division created to provide cash management solutions to the existing client base. Currency Systems International acquired this business in 1997 and Alan relocated to take up a managerial position in their new software division, Currency Software Solutions. After De La Rue acquired CSI in 2001, Alan worked as Product Manger and lead consultant in technology integration projects.

    In early 2006, Alan accepted an offer to join the newly formed Glory UK organisation as their Technical Manager, responsible for developing the technical services and support infrastructure in support of cash processing hardware and software product sales. Alan joined ICS in September 2008 and brings with him the experience required to bring together the technical pieces of the jigsaw with responsibilities ranging from product specification through analysis, delivery, implementation and support.
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