GBG,  experts in digital location, identity verification and fraud software, today announced the next step in the company’s growth strategy, uniting Acuant and IDology under the leadership of Christina Luttrell, formerly the CEO of IDology.

To further accelerate global capabilities and ensure a consistent experience with best-of-breed solutions, GBG also announces the formation of a Global Products group led by former Acuant President and CEO Yossi Zekri.

Since the acquisition of Acuant, GBG has already recognized key wins and benefits delivered to customers both directly and via partners, including one of the world’s largest global crypto exchanges and one of the largest Telcos. GBG was also named a Representative Vendor in 2022 Gartner Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Affirmation.

Chris Clark, Chief Executive Officer at GBG, said: “Following Acuant becoming part of the GBG family, I am delighted the teams are now integrating further to deliver benefits to our existing and future customers.  As we have acquired and built capability over the years, we have always been clear on balancing the global reach of technology and globally relevant products like documents, with strong regional execution that adapts our propositions to the needs of local markets, local regulations and local use cases. I couldn’t be more excited about the next steps in our journey.”

Christina Luttrell, Chief Executive Officer, Americas at GBG, remarked:

“North America is the world’s largest and most developed market globally for identity and fraud solutions and represents a tremendous opportunity for us to join forces in delivering deep expertise and innovation. I am honoured to lead this team forward, united in a mission and stronger together to deliver the very best to our growing client base.”

Yossi Zekri, Executive Officer, Global Product at GBG, stated:

“By combining our strengths, including the most skilled industry experts and inclusive, best-in-class technology that serves all of the world’s population, we are empowering businesses, governments and financial institutions to transact with trust whenever and wherever they need it. It is a thrilling time to be transforming the identity space.”