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Management

Direction Oberthur
Jean-Pierre Savare
Chairman
Direction Oberthur
Thomas Savare
Chief Executive Officer
Direction Oberthur
Nicolas Koutros
Managing Director

Our Values

Expertise

Oberthur Fiduciaire is one of the world’s largest private security printers.

Trust

A trusted partner and global security expert serving its customers since 1842

 

Innovation

Always pushing our internal boundaries to improve continuously the quality and traceability of our products

 

Respect

We value both our customers and employees. By welcoming diversity throughout our workforce, we seek and benefit from diverse cultures, capabilities and know how. We strive to create fulfilling relationships and partnerships and treat each person in a manner that reflects our values.

 

Integrity

We set high standards of performance and ethical behavior. We inspire trust by saying what we mean, matching our behaviors to our words and taking responsibility for our actions.

Key Figures

Chiffres clés

Production capacity of more than 5 billion banknotes per year

Chiffres clés

3 production sites located in 3 European countries

Chiffres clés

1000 highly qualified employees

Chiffres clés

A complete range of secure products and services

Innovation

Security is our core business and our motto. At Oberthur Fiduciaire, we are constantly extending the performance of our products by improving their quality and traceability in order to ensure the highest level of protection against counterfeiting.

Our R&D team works very closely with our sales teams to anticipate our customers’ needs. Our strategy is project oriented in order to offer our customers tailor made solutions and security features specifically developed for them.

Our manufacturing sites comply with both the highest quality certifications as well as the tightest international highsecurity standards.

We have increased our investment in patents and our patent portfolio has increased dramatically in recent years.

CSR & Certifications

Corporate Social Responsibility

After the ambitious meetings and agreements made in Paris (COP21) and Marrakech (COP22) related to climate change, Oberthur Fiduciaire decided to be the change that we want to see in the world.

Oberthur Fiduciaire is permanently striving to improve its procedures and products while constantly being aware of its impact on the environment, its consumers and employees, the communities where it operates, its shareholders and suppliers.

To achieve this goal Oberthur Fiduciare in accordance with its historical values: expertise, trust, innovation, respect and integrity, has developed a sustainable management system, EARTH 365, based on international ISO standards and a holistic integrated approach.

In partnership with our customers we will develop their specifications to contribute to the implementation of measures consistently in line with human and environmental stakes. Our commitment is not only to meet the requisites but also to go beyond with ambitious social and environmental policies.

 

Certifications

Our manufacturing facilities and production sites comply with the highest quality certifications and international highsecurity standards. In 2015, our ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 were renewed as well as the OHSAS 18001.

  • Quality

    Quality

    ECB (European Central Bank)

    ISO 9001

    EPV (Entreprise Patrimoine Vivant)

  • Security

    Security

    ECB (European Central Bank)

    ISO 14298 (Intergraf)

    OEA-Full (Douanes)

  • Environment

    Environment

    ECB (European Central Bank)

    ISO 14001

    ISO 50001(Energy)

  • Health and Safety

    Health and Safety

    ECB (European Central Bank)

    ISO 45001

  • Business Ethics

    Business Ethics

    ISO 37001 (Anti-bribery)

History

  • 2017

    Oberthur Fiduciaire acquires from Arjowiggins Security its banknote paper production plant known as VHP

  • Creation of Oberthur AD. Joint venture between Oberthur Fiduciaire and Printing Works of the Bulgarian National Bank

    2013

  • 2011

    Cession of Oberthur Technologies (Card systems and Identity activities). All the security printing activities have been renamed: Oberthur Fiduciaire

  • Acquisition of XPondCard, specialized in smart cards. Delisting from stock exchange

    2008

  • 2007

    Consolidation of activities and creation of Oberthur Technologies. Cession of Oberthur Gaming Technologies

  • Oberthur Card Systems IPO

    2000

  • 1999

    Acquisition of De La Rue Card Systems and creation of Oberthur Card Systems

  • Creation of Oberthur Smart Cards

    1996

  • 1994

    Acquisition of BABN, specialized in scratch cards, which becomes Oberthur Gaming Technologies in 1999

  • Acquisition of Axytrans which became Oberthur Cash Protection

    1993

  • 1991

    Creation of François-Charles Oberthur Chèques et Sécurité

  • Creation of FCO Card Systems

    1987

  • 1986

    Creation of FCO Lorraine, specialized in cheques

  • Jean-Pierre Savare took over the security printing activity and named it François-Charles Oberthur

    1984

  • 1940

    Oberthur began printing banknotes when the Banque de France had difficulty obtaining supplies and turned to Oberthur for assistance

  • Oberthur printing was founded by François-Charles Oberthur in Rennes

    1842

  • 2017

    Oberthur Fiduciaire acquires from Arjowiggins Security its banknote paper production plant known as VHP

  • 2013

    Creation of Oberthur AD. Joint venture between Oberthur Fiduciaire and Printing Works of the Bulgarian National Bank

  • 2011

    Cession of Oberthur Technologies (Card systems and Identity activities). All the security printing activities have been renamed: Oberthur Fiduciaire

  • 2008

    Acquisition of XPondCard, specialized in smart cards. Delisting from stock exchange

  • 2007

    Consolidation of activities and creation of Oberthur Technologies. Cession of Oberthur Gaming Technologies

  • 2000

    Oberthur Card Systems IPO

  • 1999

    Acquisition of De La Rue Card Systems and creation of Oberthur Card Systems

  • 1996

    Creation of Oberthur Smart Cards

  • 1994

    Acquisition of BABN, specialized in scratch cards, which becomes Oberthur Gaming Technologies in 1999

  • 1993

    Acquisition of Axytrans which became Oberthur Cash Protection

  • 1991

    Creation of François-Charles Oberthur Chèques et Sécurité

  • 1987

    Creation of FCO Card Systems

  • 1986

    Creation of FCO Lorraine, specialized in cheques

  • 1984

    Jean-Pierre Savare took over the security printing activity and named it François-Charles Oberthur

  • 1940

    Oberthur began printing banknotes when the Banque de France had difficulty obtaining supplies and turned to Oberthur for assistance

  • 1842

    Oberthur printing was founded by François-Charles Oberthur in Rennes