Mario Costa Joins Bandit Solutions as Executive Vice President

April 18, 2006
Costa to direct company sales efforts for anti-crime fog system

Bandit Solutions has announced the appointment of Mario Costa to the position of Executive Vice President.

In his new role, Costa will be responsible for directing company sales efforts, developing and implementing marketing and branding programs, building and maintaining international markets and promoting Bandit Solutions worldwide.

Most recently, Costa served as business development manager for OzVision. While at OzVision, he was responsible for bringing integrated video verification into the security industry through conducting industry seminars, developing relationships with partner companies and providing industry sales training.

“We are very pleased to welcome Mario Costa to Bandit Solutions. He is an extremely forward looking individual with an excellent breadth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to the company as we execute our planned market growth and enter new territories,” said company president and interim CEO, Younghoon Song.

The appointment follows a restructuring of the company, the name change from Bandit America to Bandit Solutions, as well as the launch of a new branding and imaging initiative that will reflect the company’s new international focus.

As the most powerful and technically advanced fog system available today, Bandit Solutions provides the explosive power to stop a crime in progress. Perfect as an enhancement to any security system, Bandit ejects harmless dense fog at an unmatched rate creating a high-level barrier that protects valuables from intruders.

“Bandit Solutions has superior products, a talented team with a great concept, and a tremendous market opportunity,” said Costa. “I’m pleased to join the company at such an exciting time, and I look forward to building upon the momentum that Bandit has already created, exceeding customer expectations and positioning the company for future growth.”

Mario Costa is based in the Boston area and may be reached at 562-266-3100 or by email at [email protected].

andit nv/sa was established in Europe in 1992, Bandit America was introduced in 2004 to address the needs of its growing U.S. customer base. Under the new name, Bandit Solutions, the company will continue to develop, manufacture and supply systems that effectively protect assets at risk, combat crime as it happens and which can be fully integrated with alarms, access control and video verification systems.