PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Safety Group, (OTC BB: ISGI), an occupational risk management services company, today announced the appointment of Charles Gargano to its Board of Directors. Mr. Gargano, a licensed professional engineer, was a partner in Posillico Construction and Engineering Corporation for 21 years before entering public service.
Charles Gargano has spent more than 20 years in public service at the Federal and State level, serving two presidents as well as the administration of Governor Pataki. He was also appointed by Governor Pataki and served as Chairman and CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation and Vice-Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1995 to 2007. Mr. Gargano was also a United States Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago from 1988 to 1991 and was also appointed Deputy Administrator of the Federal Urban Mass Transportation Administration in 1981. Mr. Gargano attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and Manhattan College and holds bachelors and masters degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA. Charles Gargano also holds four honorary doctorate degrees.
Charles Gargano stated, "I am pleased to join the Board of such a quality company that is involved in such critical aspects of the building and construction industry. I look forward to utilizing my expertise and contacts to help International Safety Group continue its momentum."
"We are happy that Charles has joined our Board of Directors as we continue to build a robust team," stated Michael Gianatasio, President and CEO of International Safety Group. "Charles' construction, engineering, public service and political expertise will be very beneficial for our company as we continue to work on larger contracts and projects."
About International Safety Group
International Safety Group provides turnkey occupational risk management services, including construction safety, fire safety, training and supplies on major construction projects throughout New York City and the tri-state area. http://www.isafetygroup.com
This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements for International Safety Group reflect current expectations, as of the date of this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward- looking statements as a result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to materially differ from the recent results or those projected in forward-looking statements include the risks described in the International Safety Group's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as general economic conditions and conditions in the construction markets.
SOURCE International Safety Group