PHOENIX, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- IPSA International, Inc., (IPSA) an
international investigative consulting firm, is pleased to announce Craig
Chretien has rejoined IPSA to serve as a Senior Advisor to President & CEO,
Dan Wachtler as the company continues to expand its resources in India and
develops a market penetration strategy for the Middle East.
Previously, Mr. Chretien served IPSA International as Vice President,
International Operations where he managed IPSA's markets and resources
outside the United States and directed IPSA's international growth
Prior to originally joining IPSA, Mr. Chretien spent over 25-years with
the Drug Enforcement Administration, where he retired as the Assistant
Administrator of Intelligence, one of the most senior positions in the
For a number of years, he was responsible for all DEA activities in 54
foreign countries as Chief of International Operations. Mr. Chretien
managed complex international narcotics and money laundering investigations
as well as designed and implemented sensitive national security level
intelligence programs. He had resident assignments as the DEA country
attache in Brazil, Bolivia and Peru.
In early 2006, while with IPSA, Mr. Chretien was asked by the U.S.
Department of State to develop and coordinate all U.S. Government counter
narcotic programs in Afghanistan, in addition to other countries in the
region. He accepted the position and for the past year has worked at the
U.S. Embassy in Kabul providing program and policy guidance to the U.S.
Ambassador as well as senior U.S. and Afghanistan Government officials.
"Craig's current assignment in Afghanistan, which includes regional
coverage of India and other parts of the Middle East, in addition to his
strong background of working overseas, positions him extremely well to
assist us with our expansion initiatives in the region," stated Mr.
Wachtler. "In addition to his clear operational expertise and strong
intelligence background, I am most looking forward to having Craig's
personal counsel as I have the utmost respect for his integrity and have
missed his input over the past year."
IPSA International, Inc. provides clients in the corporate, financial
and legal communities with high-end investigative consulting services
through offices in the United States, Canada and Mexico and a network of
associates located in over 130 countries. IPSA's preferred practice areas
are: Anti-Money Laundering, Asset Location and Recovery, Intellectual
Property, Fraud Investigations and Due Diligence services.
Contact: Jillian N. Bernaiche
Phone: 602-889-1626 ; 480-234-1866
SOURCE IPSA International, Inc.