Mace Security International, Inc. ("Mace" or the “Company”) (OTCQB: MACE) today announced the appointment of Michael Kallio as Director of Business Development of Mace Central Station (“Mace CS”), the Company’s wholesale central monitoring station located in Anaheim, California. Mr. Kallio has over 26 years of experience in the security monitoring industry. Prior to Mr. Kallio’s recent promotion, he held the positions of Manager of Business Development at Mace CS since 2009 and Operations Manager prior to 2009.
John McCann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mace, stated, “Michael’s dedication, loyalty, significant knowledge base, and strong interpersonal and leadership skills have earned him his new responsibilities as Director of Business Development. During his tenure with Mace CS, Michael has expanded our current dealer relationships, spearheaded growth through the acquisition of new dealer clients and further developed our dealer programs.”
In Mr. Kallio’s new role, he will remain focused on the growth and development of the Mace CS dealer network, control of marketing initiatives including trade show participation and the Mace CS Xpo, while continuing to provide the world class service and products Mace CS dealers have come to expect.
“I am committed to the Company’s mission of providing outstanding service and products to our dealers and I look forward to leading the dealer services team through this exciting growth period,” said Mr. Kallio.Mace CS has been providing high-quality wholesale UL central station monitoring services nationwide since 1978, and continues to achieve the highest quality standards in business. With world class security services, many security professionals rely on Mace CS for security solutions in today’s market. Mace CS is an established leader in remote video monitoring, traditional alarm monitoring, medical alert (PERS and facility) monitoring, and other specialty services and security products. The central station currently provides monitoring services for approximately 70,500 accounts on behalf of approximately 490 dealer clients across the United States.