Universal Guardian Holdings, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: UGHO), an emerging global leader in non-lethal tactical products, global supply chain visibility and security, and strategic security services to protect governments and industries against criminal, terrorist, and security threats, today announced that it has appointed Clifford Roth to Universal Guardian's Board of Advisors.
"Mr. Roth is a widely respected figure in the international maritime industry and participates on several national and international port and cargo security committees and industry councils," stated Michael Skellern, Universal Guardian's CEO. "In this capacity he will be assisting and advising Universal Guardian in the implementation of products, systems and services to maritime federal agencies, chemical, oil, highways, bridges and tunnels security projects that relate to the current and emerging Federal and International security regulations," continued Mr. Skellern.
"Universal Guardian's global risk mitigation solutions have tremendouspotential in maritime and transportation security markets. Their integrated and interoperable asset tracking, monitoring, and data management platform has immediate application in several government and commercial security programs," stated Mr. Roth.
After graduating from law school Mr. Roth was appointed as attorney to the law department of the US Army Material Command to review contractor claims and assist the Judge Advocate General's Office. He then served as counsel for the Maritime Administration responsible for financing and overseeing subsidy to vessel operators. During the next twenty years, Mr. Roth held executive positions in the maritime industry including Litton Industries Marine Group, American Shipbuilding and Prudential Grace Lines. Mr. Roth also spent ten years with the Navy Department assisting in the defense of claims by government contractors and serving as the director of the Small Business Office. Additionally, he has assisted companies in providing security services to federal, state and corporate entities, and has represented divisions of ADT, Pitney Bowes, Northrop-Grumman, Object Video, Archaio, Robbins-Goioa, CSX World Terminals, SAS, Wave-Wireless, Ciber, the New York Yankees, Tyco and the New York-New Jersey Port Authority. Mr. Roth currently serves as a security consultant to the ADT Federal Systems Division for Port and Maritime Services. In addition, he also represents, Plant Equipment, Sony, Sentel, DTS and Contemporary Services. Mr. Roth also advises a large number of ports on their security strategy and is representative and liaison to a number of vessel and terminal operators at ports as well as some of the oil, chemical companies and LNG facilities throughout the United States.
Mr. Roth is currently a member of the following:
• American Association of Port Authorities - Security Committee
• Janes International - Security Committee
• Transportation Council of America Society Industrial Security
• National Cargo Security Council
• Maritime Security Council
• Caribbean Shipping Association
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 and interoperable asset identification, monitoring and management systems for government and industry.
Universal's non-lethal products include escalating, non-lethal, everyday use-of-force tools 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.
About Universal Guardian Products
Universal Guardian's Product Group, develops and produces safe and effective non-lethal products and systems that provide law enforcement, military, professional security and consumers with immediate offensive and defensive escalating use-of-force options for several threat environments. The Company's patented Cobra StunLight™ "Stops Suspects in their Tracks" and its Riot Defender™ launches patented non-lethal RiotBall™ projectiles to assist law enforcement and military personnel in the control civil disturbances and dangerous riots.
About Universal Guardian Systems
Universal Guardian's Systems Group, ISR Systems Corporation, provides Asset Identification, Monitoring and Management platforms for a multitude of government and industry applications worldwide. UG Systems' integrated T/3 Platform™ and RFID Ready™ system provides secure end-to-end asset monitoring and management with real-time visibility and security for customers, shippers and government regulatory agencies.
About Universal Guardian Services Group
Universal Guardian's Services Group, Secure Risks-SSSI provides practical risk management solutions, insured security services and tactical security services to protect critical infrastructure and valuable assets for governments, non-governmental agencies and multi-national businesses in today's most challenging environments from regional hubs located in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, South America, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Asia Pacific.
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