Michael Botts joins Andrews International

LOS ANGELES – July 26, 2010 – Andrews International, the largest privately-owned U.S. full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services, today announced Michael A. Botts has been named senior director of Site and Technical Services. Botts will support Andrews International’s corporate business sector clients, overseeing teams involved in conducting physical security assessments and programs, as well as the design and implementation of central command centers and access control systems.

"We use a unique methodology that accurately assesses clients’ needs, allowing us to develop programs that integrate physical and technical security for a level of service that is both comprehensive and cost effective," said Andrews International’s chairman & CEO, Randy Andrews. "Mike has a respected background working with industry leaders in a variety of industries, including many Fortune 250 companies. His in-depth understanding of site security, and the ability to find the right mix of physical and technology resources, furthers our capabilities in the corporate business sector."

With nearly 25 years experience in site security, Botts has worked extensively in project and service management, as well as the development and integration of technology systems. He has pioneered best-practices in areas including, but not limited to, site surveying and assessments, security technology design, closed circuit television applications, and perimeter and intrusion alarm systems.

Botts has spearheaded security programs for market-leading corporations involved in such industries as food and beverage, manufacturing, distribution, research and development, multi-tenant high rise facilities, airline, transportation and museums. He is certified by AIB International as a Food Defense Coordinator. Botts will be based in Andrews International’s regional office in Addison, TX.