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Giampaolo Marino Joins Thinfilm as EVP Hardware Solutions


Film Electronics ASA
("Thinfilm") ((OSE: THIN, OTCQX:TFECY), a
global leader in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing
solutions, today announced that Giampaolo Marino has joined the Company
as EVP Hardware Solutions.

Mr. Marino brings nearly 20 years of product leadership and go-to-market
experience to Thinfilm in the areas of mobile, IoT, consumer, and
industrial applications. As EVP Hardware solutions, he will be
responsible for overseeing the Product Management and Engineering
functions for Thinfilm, as well as the Company's Quality Management
program and hardware ecosystem strategic partnerships.

Mr. Marino joins Thinfilm from NXP Semiconductors, a global leader in
secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications. While at NXP he
served as GM and Head of Product Line, Audio & Voice Solution Products,
IoT, managing a global team responsible for R&D, marketing, business
development, system architecture, product definition, and customer
application support. Mr. Marino also led NXP's Audio & Voice solution
strategy for the Mobile and IoT market segments across four strategic
areas: Mobile & Wearables, Automotive, Home Entertainment, and Home
Control & Security.

Prior to NXP, Mr. Marino held senior product-related positions with
Monolithic Power Systems, Texas Instruments, Intersil, and Analog
Devices. He earned an MBA in Corporate Entrepreneurship, Marketing and
General Management from the Franklin W. Olin School of Business at
Babson College. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science from San Jose State University.

Mr. Marino is a member of Thinfilm's executive management team and
reports directly to CEO, Davor Sutija.

About Thin Film Electronics ASA

Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near
field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile
marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including
blockchain applications. Thinfilm provides end-to-end support throughout
the entire process. This starts with the manufacturing of NFC tags
through our ground-breaking, roll-to-roll printed electronics production
process, integration support to get those tags on physical objects, and
our CNECT™ cloud-based software platform which captures data and
provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business

Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with
global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose,
California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London;
Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to
§5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act).

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