FAIR LAWN, N.J., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Henry Bros. Electronics, Inc. (Amex: HBE), a turnkey provider of technology-based integrated electronic security solutions, today announced the appointment of Richard Rockwell , 53, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Rockwell will become the seventh member of the Company's Board and brings with him over two decades of experience in the security industry.
Mr. Rockwell is currently the owner and chairman of New Jersey based Professional Security Technologies LLC, a full service security systems integrator serving the greater New York metropolitan area. Rockwell is also the owner and president of Main Security Surveillance Inc., a firm that provides central station monitoring and security system installation services located in Augusta, Maine. Previously, Rockwell founded and managed Professional Security Bureau Ltd, and TransNational Security Group LLC.
James E. Henry, Henry Bros. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented on the appointment of Mr. Rockwell saying, "We are very pleased to welcome Rick to our Board of Directors and view his appointment as being very positive for our company as well as our shareholders. Richard brings with him extensive prior knowledge of our industry, and currently has an 11 percent ownership in our Company. Richard also has an agreement to acquire the shares of our former President and COO Irvin Witcosky in a private transaction. Richard's desire to participate in enhancing shareholder value combined with his successful industry experience and significant ownership interest makes him especially well suited to join our Board. Our entire management team looks forward to working with him as a member of our Board."
About Henry Bros. Electronics, Inc.
Henry Bros. Electronics (Amex: HBE) provides technology-based integrated electronic security systems, services and emergency preparedness consultation to commercial enterprises and government agencies. The Company has offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Virginia.
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