Universal Guardian Appoints Kevin Westcott as President and Chief Operating OfficerUniversal Guardian Holdings, Inc. Press Release
FlashlightNews.org - 4/20/2007
Joins company after 19 years at Accenture; will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Universal Guardian Holdings' three operating groups
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NEWPORT BEACH, Ca. - Universal Guardian Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UGHO - News), an emerging global leader in non- lethal protection products, integrated transportation and global supply chain security systems, and strategic security services to protect against terrorist, criminal, and security threats to governments and businesses worldwide, announced that it has appointed Kevin Westcott as its new President and Chief Operating Officer.
As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Westcott reports to Michael Skellern, Universal Guardian's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Westcott will provide leadership for all of Universal Guardian's business operations and have primary responsibility for executing Universal's business strategy and ensuring operational excellence. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Universal Guardian Holdings' three operating groups: UG Services Group, UG Products Group, and UG Systems Group.
Mr. Westcott joins Universal Guardian from Accenture where he spent 19 years. Serving as a Global Partner since 2000, Mr. Westcott led a wide variety of programs for Accenture's clients including launching a number of online and traditional retail programs, enhancing supply chain operations and systems for wholesalers and retailers, and implementing RFID compliance systems for suppliers to the world's largest retailers. Mr. Westcott also managed the market development, business development, and marketing for one of Accenture's management consulting practices from 2003 - 2005.
"We feel privileged to have an individual of Mr. Westcott's caliber and related experience join the Universal Guardian team. As President and Chief Operating Officer Mr. Westcott will oversee the launch of several new product and systems initiatives, as well as helping to expand our global operations," stated Michael Skellern, Universal Guardian's CEO. "Mr. Westcott's experience in commercial and consumer products, major RFID initiatives, global supply chain logistics and global services practice management is ideally suited for this position."
"I am very excited to join such a dynamic company during a period of high growth and I see great opportunities across all three operating groups," said Mr. Westcott.
About Universal Guardian Holdings
Universal Guardian Holdings, Inc. (UGHO) and its subsidiaries provide a comprehensive range of security products, systems, and services designed to mitigate terrorist and security threats worldwide. Universal Guardian's global risks mitigation group includes strategic and tactical security services, integrated global supply chain visibility and security systems for government and industry, as well as non-lethal and tactical products for law enforcement, military, professional security and consumer markets. Universal Guardian companies features a wide variety of applications that provide cost- effective, end-to-end solutions and critical security services for government and multi-national businesses from operations on every continent.
For more information, visit the company's website at: www.universalguardian.com.