25-Year Drug Enforcement Administration Veteran, Craig Chretien, Rejoins IPSA International

Oct 30, 2006, 00:00 ET from IPSA International, Inc.

    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

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