About MaceMace Security International, Inc. is a manufacturer of personal defense and electronic surveillance products marketed under the famous brand name Mace®, and the owner and operator of a wholesale central monitoring station. Mace’s web site is www.mace.com Certain statements and information included in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words or phrases “will likely result”, “are expected to”, “will continue”, “is anticipated”, “estimated”, “projected”, “intend to” or similar expressions are intended to identify “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to certain risks, known and unknown, and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic conditions, dependence on management, our ability to compete with competitors, dilution to shareholders, and limited capital resources. A discussion of factors that could materially adversely affect the Company’s financial performance and cause actual results for future periods to differ materially from the statements expressed within this press release, and management's opinions, projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations are contained under the heading “Risk Factors” in Mace’s SEC filings, including its registration statements and its periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. This press release should also be read in conjunction with the financial statements and notes contained in Mace’s annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K.
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.