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Ambassador Ned L. Siegel Joins Viscount Systems’ Board of Directors

PR-Inside.com: 2014-04-23 14:03:11
Burnaby, British Columbia (FSCwire) - Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCQB:VSYS) a leading-edge supplier of security systems and software, is pleased to announce the addition of Ambassador Ned L. Siegel to the Company’s Board of Directors.



Appointed by then President George W. Bush, Mr. Siegel was the U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas from October 2007 to January 2009. He was also appointed by President Bush to serve under Ambassador John R. Bolton at the United Nations in New York, serving as the Senior Advisor to the U.S. Mission and as the United States Representative to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Prior to his Ambassadorship, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). In addition to his public service, Ambassador Siegel has over 30 years of entrepreneurial successes. Presently, he is Chairman of the Board of The Siegel Group, a multi-disciplined international business management advisory firm specializing in infrastructure, real estate, ports, energy, financial, cyber security and physical security services. Ambassador Siegel serves on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of numerous public and private companies, and private equity groups. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Connecticut in 1973 and received a Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law in 1976.



Dennis Raefield, President and CEO of Viscount Systems, commented, “We are honored that Ambassador Siegel has agreed to join our Board of Directors. His long track record of success serving our country and advising emerging growth companies will bring real value to our company.”



“I am very excited to join the Board of Directors of Viscount Systems,” stated Ambassador Siegel. “Viscount has developed game changing technology that brings cyber security to traditional physical security systems that have proven to be vulnerable to hackers. I look forward to working with and adding my expertise to Dennis Raefield and his team.”



About Viscount's Freedom Access Control Solutions



Freedom is the first and only access control system that allows entry devices (ID cards, RFID readers, biometrics, etc.) to be connected to, and controlled by, standard building IT networks without requiring expensive control panels and wiring. Freedom brings cyber security protection to access control, eliminates a significant portion of the cost of traditional access control systems and provides a green, environmentally friendly solution.



About Viscount Systems



Viscount Systems, Inc. brings cyber security protection to physical security and building automation systems. Its software solutions are sold and installed only by certified security integrators. Viscount's industry awards include the Microsoft "Be What's Next" Award, Security Industry Association Convergence Solution of the Year and Homeland Security Platinum Award for Emergency Response and Gold Award for Access Control at GOVSEC.



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Contacts


Investor Relations
Scott Greiper

Secure Strategy Group

(212) 333-0202

sgreiper@securesg.com


Viscount Systems Inc.
604-327-9446
Investors@viscount.com


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