SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Argyle Security, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: ARGL.PK) ("Argyle Security" or the "Company"), a total service and integrated security solutions provider in the physical detention and electronic security industry, announced today that, effective January 1, 2015, Mr. Jeff Ward has been appointed Chief Technology Officer of Argyle Security.
Mr. Ward previously served as Chief Technology Officer of MCS Detention, formerly the detention security electronics business division of Argyle Security, where he worked closely with the Programming Department Team. Mr. Ward will now oversee all research and development for all Argyle Security business and be responsible for all integrated technology, security electronics development, programming and integration for the Company.
Mr. Ward has worked for 11 years in the security industry. Before joining MCS Detention in 2004, Jeff served at Flextronics International as Business Systems Visionary, Quintex Plastics as Production Manager, and Tri-Tec Plastics as Production Manager among others. He has extensive technical expertise in both software and hardware and is a Green Belt Six Sigma.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Ward stated, "I am extremely proud to have been promoted to the Chief Technology Officer for the entire business of Argyle Security. As the Company continues to grow in the security solutions market and expands upon its leading position as a detention security integrator into other markets, I look forward to working with the other members of management, our engineers, designers and research staff to grow and continue to improve both our security offerings and abilities to delivery and exceed our customers' expectation as to what solutions Argyle Security can offer in 2015 and going forward."
Buddy Johns, President and CEO, stated, "It is with tremendous pleasure that I am promoting Jeff to join the senior management team of Argyle Security. Jeff's years of experience in the security industry and experience in the detention facility construction industry will be invaluable as we look to expand Argyle's technologies into other industries and continue to expand our position as a leading security solutions contractor, both in the United States and globally. Now that we are executing our new business plan, we are able to provide exemplary service to our existing customers while also expanding our security solutions services to new customers. Allowing Jeff to lead our technology team will enable Argyle Security to provide detention-level security solutions to other non-detention, vertical markets with similar needs."
Argyle Security also announced that Mr. Cory Paterson and Ms. Diane Bruining have joined as Directors of Business Development.
Mr. Paterson has been working in the construction industry for the past 14 years. While his primary focus has been correctional and justice endeavors, he has worked on projects at all levels of government including K-12, university, local, state and federal agencies. Cory will primarily focus on sales in the Southeastern portion of the United States.
Ms. Bruining has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry with a majority of that time focused on corrections. Diane has been instrumental in building the relationships between architects, owners, and the construction team on many correctional projects across the United States. Diane will focus primarily on sales in California and the west coast of the United States.
Johns said, "The additions of Cory and Diane to Argyle Security greatly enhances our sales team and will enable us to significantly expand our sales footprint within the United States. With them on board, we will be able to implement our plan to open branch offices in Northern California and Florida in the near future."
About Argyle Security
Based in San Antonio, TX, Argyle Security (formerly doing business as ISI Security Group) is a provider of security services and solutions in the physical detention and electronic security industry. Argyle Security is one of the nation's largest providers and integrators of turnkey, security electronic solutions and fire detection systems for use in detention, commercial, governmental and educational facilities. Argyle is also a leading provider of detention equipment products and service solutions. Please visit www.argylesecurity.com for additional information.
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