Laxton delivers end-to-end solutions in the Election, Citizen Identity and Security fields. Our solutions include self-designed equipment and software to register and verify citizens. The seamless integration of our devices and software ensures an excellent user experience for both citizens and operators.

By listening to our partners’ specific needs and challenges, we have built up a team of industry-leading experts to successfully implement and service our solutions, even in the harshest environments. As a result, Laxton has become a leading global provider of Election, Citizen Identity and Security solutions. We’re there for our clients from the start to finish of every project, and even long after that.


Year founded

Broad Technology Portfolio

Design & manufacturing of hardware and software

Global Reach

Delivery of large-scale projects through our partner network

Our Solutions

We offer end-to-end solutions for Elections, Citizen Identity and Security. Our solutions are robust, cost-effective and provide unparalleled user experiences for both operators and citizens. Easy. Efficient. Accurate. On Time.

True end-to-end solutions for Elections, Citizen Identity and National Security


From initial planning to final wrap-up, we help governments to organise and successful elections.

• Election planning
• Voter management
• Voter registration
• Voter verification
• Results management


We work collaboratively with governments to build civil registry databases with solutions to register ALL citizens, even in remote areas with limited infrastructure.

• ID management system
• Biometric enrollment
• Biometric verification
• Identity cards

National Security

We offer a range of people-centered solutions for border control, law enforcement and security.

• Secure document authentication
• Multi-modal verification
• Rugged biometric devices
• Law enforcement solutions
• Border management solutions


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Laxton Partners

World wide

Different Partner types

Sales, technology & support


Local maintenance & support



Laxton collaborates with a global network of partners to provide our clients with local interaction that understands the unique needs and challenges of each location. Laxton partners provide focused expertise, in-country customer support, warranty and spares management, project management and training.



Lyle C. Laxton
Chief Executive Officer

Warren Dingwall
Chief Financial Officer

Hennie Meeding
Chief Technology Officer

Justin Uren
Chief Human Capital Officer

Nick Perkins
President EMEA

Darren Lal
President AMERICAS

Rocky Hattingh
President China Operations

Anton Oosthuizen
VP Engineering

Johan van Vuuren
VP Industrial Design

Nikita Kolesnev
VP Partner Sales

Barry Jacobs
VP Software

Ujjwal Sabharwal
VP Presales

Martijn Baas
VP Marketing & Communications

Rowan Thomas
VP Sales Operations

Etienne Basson
VP Bid Office