(TSX - V: UZZ)
EDMONTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - F.V.Ramsoondar, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Protection Security Group Inc. ("UPSG" or the "Company"), (TSX-V: UZZ) is pleased to announce the following corporate updates:
|1.|| The Board of Directors of UPSG has appointed Lawrence R. Cunningham as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Cunningham has been a director of UPSG since 2008, and Chair of the Governance Committee since 2009. Mr. Cunningham is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta.
|2.|| The Company has appointed Mr. Brent Moore as the Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") of UPSG, effective immediately. Mr. Moore holds the professional accounting designation of Certified Management Accountant ("CMA").Mr. Moore brings extensive business, accounting and financial reporting expertise to the Company.
|Mr. Moore has held various positions with accounting firms in the Edmonton area since 1990 and has served a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Moore has been involved in the external audit of Canadian public companies listed on the Canadian Venture Exchange including junior mining, junior oil and gas, manufacturing, security services and oilfield support services in pipeline maintenance and fluid hauling. As well, Mr. Moore has experience in business and asset acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, and corporate asset sales. Mr. Moore received his Masters of Business Administration in 1992 from the Rotman School of Management (Toronto) and Certified Management Accountant designation in 1995 in Alberta.|
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SOURCE: United Protection Security Group Inc.
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