Universal Guardian Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UGHO) an emerging global leader in non-lethal tactical products, global supply chain visibility and security, and strategic security services to protect governments and industries against criminal, terrorist, and security threats, today announced the appointments of Mr. Keith Winsell as Vice President of Marketing and Mr. Charlie Dey as Director of Marketing.
"Mr. Winsell and Mr. Dey have proven track records in the development of dynamic corporate marketing programs that have produced more than $1 billion in revenue,” stated Michael Skellern, Universal’s CEO. “They will utilize those same proven marketing strategies to accelerate the growth Universal Guardian products, systems and services around the world,” added Mr. Skellern.
“This is an exciting company with tremendous potential”, stated Mr. Winsell. “We look forward to developing the marketing and communications programs necessary for Universal to become the recognized global leader in each business sector.” Mr. Winsell continued.
Mr. Winsell joins Universal Guardian from Nautilus where he held several marketing positions since joining the company in 1996. Most recently he served as Marketing and Advertising Production Director specializing in product placement and direct response television advertising. During his tenure with Nautilus, Mr. Winsell helped develop and produce over 50 short and long form commercials and infomercials generating revenues in excess of $1 billion USD.
Mr. Dey has held senior marketing positions with a variety of leading companies, including AOL, Nautilus and AARP and brings a depth of knowledge in marketing strategy and analysis, brand management and strategic planning. Prior to joining Universal Guardian, Mr. Dey served as Brand Manager for Nautilus where he oversaw marketing initiatives and programs for the Bowflex brand. He received a BA in Marketing from Radford University and an MBA, Marketing from the University of Arkansas.
Universal Guardian will host a Webcast conference call to introduce Mr. Winsell and Mr. Dey and to discuss the Company’s global marketing strategy on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at 1:00 PM EDT.
About Universal Guardian Holdings
Universal Guardian Holdings, Inc. (UGHO) and its subsidiaries provide a comprehensive range of security products, systems, and services designed to mitigate terrorist and security threats worldwide. Universal Guardian’s global risks mitigation group includes strategic and tactical security services, integrated and interoperable asset identification, monitoring and management systems for government and industry. Universal’s non-lethal products include escalating, non-lethal, everyday use-of-force tools for law enforcement, military, professional security and consumer markets. Universal Guardian companies features a wide variety of applications that provide cost-effective, end-to-end solutions and critical security services for government and multi-national businesses from operations on every continent.
About Universal Guardian Products
Universal Guardian’s Product Group, develops and produces safe and effective non-lethal products and systems that provide law enforcement, military, professional security and consumers with immediate offensive and defensive escalating use-of-force options for several threat environments. The Company’s patented Cobra StunLight™ “Stops Suspects in their Tracks” and its Riot Defender™ launches patented non-lethal RiotBall™ projectiles to assist law enforcement and military personnel in the control civil disturbances and dangerous riots.
About Universal Guardian Systems
Universal Guardian's Systems Group, ISR Systems Corporation, provides Asset Identification, Monitoring and Management platforms for a multitude of government and industry applications worldwide. UG Systems’ integrated T/3 Platform™ and RFID Ready™ system provides secure end-to-end asset monitoring and management with real-time visibility and security for customers, shippers and government regulatory agencies.
About Universal Guardian Services Group
Universal Guardian’s Secure Risks-SSSI, provides practical risk management solutions and tactical security services to protect critical infrastructure and valuable assets for governments, non-governmental agencies and multi-national businesses in today's most challenging environments from regional hubs located in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, South America, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Asia Pacific.
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