LP and Corporate Investigations Firm PICA Hires New CFO

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- PICA Corporation, one of the word's largest corporate investigations and loss prevention companies, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has appointed Daniel deLellis as chief financial officer and general counsel.

As CFO and general counsel of PICA Corp., deLellis is responsible for directing and overseeing all financial and legal activity of the company's global business units. He joined PICA in 2006 after 15 years experience in both the private practice of law and the financial management of several manufacturing operations.

Prior to working for PICA, deLellis worked for the Diamond Group, a multi-million dollar strategic investment organization dedicated to the acquisition and consolidation of manufacturing companies throughout the United States. He served as controller and was instrumental in the mergers and acquisitions of mid-size companies into the larger corporate unit as well as the lead manager in the sale of the various business units through outside brokers. During the consolidation time period, deLellis worked closely with, and later as an employee for, large international manufacturing companies like Thomas and Betts and Leggett & Platt to fully integrate the purchased business units into the larger international structure.

"Daniel has extensive experience in leveraged corporate purchases as well as internal cash flow maximization programs, lean manufacturing concepts, and due diligence audits," said Vincent Volpi, CEO of PICA Corporation. "We are pleased to bring an expert of this caliber to our organization."

Upon graduation from law school, deLellis was engaged in the private practice of law for 5 years, servicing the needs of many southeastern Massachusetts business clients as well as an estate and tax practice. He also served as an intern in the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office-Corruption Division in 1990.

A graduate of Providence College with honors in 1988, he acquired his Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA in 1991. He is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and the U.S. District Court Bar.

PICA Corporation, established in 1982, is one of the largest companies in the world dedicated to corporate investigations and loss prevention consulting, servicing predominantly Fortune 500 clientele and their counsel. Protecting the world's most valuable brands, the Columbus-based company maintains regional offices in Atlanta, Bogotá, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Guangzhou City, Houston, Lima, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, New York, Phoenix, São Paulo, Tampa, and Washington DC, and has experienced resident agents in over 200 other major metropolitan areas of the world.

PICA Corporation offers background research, compliance audits, corporate theft investigation, corporate/industrial undercover services, corporate profiling and due diligence, environmental litigation, insurance defense, intellectual property, Internet fraud investigations, product diversion investigations, retail loss prevention, security consulting and integrated product security solutions. For more information, please visit www.pica.net.