JERICHO, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- bioMETRX, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX), the leading developer of consumer-based finger activated products, today announced that Frank Santamorena, a world renowned security expert, has joined the Company's Board of Directors effective October 21, 2008.
Frank Santamorena brings to bioMETRX over 20 years of high level security expertise. Frank is a consultant to Honeywell International, Inc., ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions, Diebold, Inc., BOSCH, NetApp, SimplexGrinnel LLC, General Electric Company and Goldman Sachs & Company. Frank's experience involved working with those clients to recognize critical security issues, architecting and designing comprehensive solutions, integrating security/access control, IP surveillance systems, visitor management systems, turnstiles, elevator destination dispatch systems, biometrics and building automation systems. Frank was a keynote speaker at ISC EAST and International Locksmiths Association conventions, and has appeared on ABC News' 20/20. He also worked as the Security Expert and Advisor to the hit television show "It Takes a Thief" on The Discovery Channel. He serves as the ASIS International Chairman for the Mid-Hudson Chapter and honorably served worldwide in the United States Air Force.
"I am very pleased that bioMETRX has asked me to join its Board of Directors. Security is at the forefront of both business' and consumers' minds, especially now when times are tough. I have been familiar with bioMETRX for over 2 years and have seen it develop relationships and technology that makes products easier to use, and much more secure. bioMETRX's management team has had a direct and positive impact on the sector, establishing new markets for biometric-based products. I intend to immediately get to work to expand the company's partnerships and offer all of my support and counsel to help grow this company as it forges ahead," stated Mr. Santamorena.
"We are pleased to welcome Frank to our Board," stated Mark Basile, Chief Executive Officer at bioMETRX, Inc. "His knowledge and experience in the security field will be valuable to our company as we continue to expand our product and partner base. We are proud that he has accepted our request to join the team and are confident that he will be a key contributor to our growth."