Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards has announced that Jörgen Lantto will take the position of Chief Executive Officer.Lantto, who was recruited to FPC as Chief Technology Officer in December 2012, has been the acting CEO of the company since September 2014.Johan Carlström had informed the Board of Directors of his decision to step down as CEO in order to focus on business development within the company.Urban Fagerstedt, Chairman of the Board of Fingerprint Cards, said:”Johan Carlström was appointed CEO of FPC in May 2009. Under Johan's leadership, FPC has developed from a small development company with one product (area sensor) in one market (banks in China) into its current position as the world-leading supplier of fingerprint sensors for the global mobile industry. During Johan's time as CEO of FPC, sales have increased from SEK 27 M to the forecast for the current year of more than SEK 1,500 M. The members of staff have risen from 13 to more than 180 and the company's market capitalization has increased by 7,300% to today's SEK 5.3 billion.”Carlström said: “I have decided to step down as CEO and instead concentrate on business development in the company's future growth areas. I want to thank the Board of Directors for their confidence in me and the huge privilege of leading FPC in the amazing development seen in recent years and which I am convinced will continue in the years ahead.”