Michael E. Smith Is Elected to the Board of
Directors of Mace Security International, Inc.
September 27, 2010 04:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time
HORSHAM, Pa.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Mace Security International, Inc. ("Mace" or the “Company”)
(Nasdaq Global: MACE) announces the election of Michael E. Smith to the Mace Board of Directors.
Mr. Smith is an independent consultant and the founder of Chesterbrook Growth Partners which provides
companies in the security, RFID, auto-identification and electronic components industries with strategic assessment
and implementation advice for revenue and profit enhancement. Michael has developed and directed several
organizations in advanced technologies worldwide.
Prior to Chesterbrook, Michael spent over 14 years with Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (“Checkpoint”), a leading
developer and manufacturer of security systems including EAS, Access Control, RFID, CCTV, Fire/Burglary
systems and Label Imprinting equipment. In Michael’s earlier years as Senior Vice President, he led worldwide
marketing efforts and launched Checkpoint’s direct sales and operations activities in Europe. As Executive Vice
President, he ran worldwide operations and also managed Checkpoint’s Security System Group and Access
Control Product Group. Michael became President and CEO of Checkpoint in 2001. Through Michael’s tenure and
leadership at Checkpoint over his 14 year career, revenues grew from $35 million to over $650 million through a
combination of internal growth and key acquisitions.
Dennis Raefield, CEO and President of Mace, stated, “As Mace continues its focus on being a pure security industry
operation, we are excited to have Michael join our Board of Directors. His previous security industry experience and
broad management skills add additional security bench strength to our team. I have already benefited from great
assistance and insight from Michael’s participation in the Boardroom. We are excited about Michael’s continued
contributions to Mace.”
Mace 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”, “estimate”, “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.
Sarah Din, MarCom Manager