EDMONTON, July 9 /CNW/ - United Protection Security Group Inc. ("UPSG or the Company"), (TSX-V: UZZ) is pleased to announce the election of three new directors at the Special and Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders held at Edmonton, on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.
The incumbent board was augmented by the addition of three new directors. Upon nomination by a committee of the current directors, Mr. Gerald Davies and Mr. Gary Jones were elected; upon nomination from the floor, Mr. Fredy Ramsoondar, was elected.
Mr. Fredy Ramsoondar, CGA, B.Comm. (Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of UPSG)
Mr. Ramsoondar has served as the Company's Vice President of Finance and Administration since December 1999. He has a career in corporate finance spanning some 15 years, including areas of business expansion through franchising acquisitions and strategic alliances. Mr. Ramsoondar received a B.Comm degree from the University of South Africa in 1994 and articled under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") which will be adopted by the Company on January 1, 2011. He is a Certified Accountant, holding several complementary technical qualifications, and an active participant in emerging trends in finance and accounting.
Mr. Gerard Davies (founder of Davies Park & Associates Inc.)
Mr. Davies received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1973 and a certificate in Personnel Administration from the University of Alberta in 1978. He is a Certified Management Consultant. Mr. Davies is the founder of Davies Park & Associates, a national executive search firm with offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver and has extensive experience in human resource management.
Mr. Gary Jones (former superintendent with Edmonton Police Services)
Mr. Jones has thirty-one years police experience with the Edmonton Police Service, rising from the rank of Cadet Constable to Superintendent in charge of the Major Crimes Division. He is recognized as the founding police co-coordinator for the highly successful Crime Stoppers program of Edmonton and Northern Alberta, and the first Canadian awarded the Crime Stoppers International Co-coordinator of the Year Award. He also has experience in administrative law with the Métis Settlements Ombudsman ("MSO") as Senior Advisor investigating allegations of Administrative Unfairness and Conflict of Interest on Alberta's eight Métis Settlements. He was appointed as Alberta Métis Settlements Ombudsman by the Minister of Aboriginal Relations on June 05, 2007 for two year contract duration.
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