|[August 14, 2014]
Mace Security International Fills Vacant Directorship
CLEVELAND --(Business Wire)--
Mace Security International, Inc. announced today that its Board of
Directors�has appointed�Suzanne M. Hopgood, CEO of the Hopgood Group,
LLC, by unanimous vote to fill the vacant directorship position on the
Board. Ms. Hopgood previously served as CEO for both public and private
companies, and formerly served on the Board of Directors of PointBlank
Solutions, Inc, a provider of bullet-resistant vests to both the
military and law enforcement.
Suzanne will join Mace Security International's Board, effective
immediately. The appointment fills a vacancy and brings the number of
directors in line with the Company by-laws.�Suzanne's term will be
effective from now until our 2015 shareholders meeting.
"When I started with the Company, we (the Board) made a pledge to
recruit the very best, most talented leaders to Mace Security
International's already outstanding Board," said Richard Barone,
Chairman of the Board of Mace Security International. "Our current Board
brings tremendous capital allocation, sales/marketing, and operational
expertise to the table. It's a great time to be part of Mace Security
Internatioal, and today's announcement adds to our ability to deliver
on our promises."
"As we continue to reshape the organization and move the organization
forward, it is a great benefit to be able to get advice from a Board
made up of such experienced business leaders," said John McCann,
President and CEO of Mace Security International. "Suzanne adds even
more experience and depth to an already robust Board."
With her addition to the Board, Hopgood will become a member of multiple
About Suzanne Hopgood;
Prior to founding The Hopgood Group, LLC, Ms Hopgood was responsible for
a $1 billion equity real estate portfolio for Aetna Realty Investors, a
subsidiary of Aetna. Prior to Aetna, she was the Vice President and
Senior Lending Officer of a Massachusetts savings bank, responsible for
all residential and commercial lending and collections/foreclosures. She
has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of New
Mace®�brand (OTCPINK: MACE) is a manufacturer�and provider of�personal
defense, safety and electronic security�products for home, school,
business and law enforcement use. The company provides site assessment
and integrated security strategies, ranging from�pepper spray�devices,
and anti-intrusion films for glass�to electronic surveillance and rapid
response rescue networks.�Mace®�brand has been a source of non-lethal
solutions since 1970. Mace®�brand products are sold at www.mace.com.
For more information, go to www.mace.com
or write to Mace Security International, Inc., 4400 Carnegie Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio 44103.
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