April, 2018 Press Releases

April 26th, 2018

Mace Security International, Inc. Announces Resignation of Director

CLEVELAND – April 26, 2018 – Mace Security International, Inc. (OTCQX: MACE) today announced the resignation of Suzanne M. Hopgood.

Ms. Hopgood resigned from the Mace Board of Directors effective April 19, 2018.   Ms. Hopgood has served on Mace’s Board since 2014 and was the Chairperson for the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

“The Board and Management want to thank Suzanne for her contributions, guidance, and expertise in assisting the Company with its Corporate Governance requirements”, stated John McCann, CEO.

Prior to Ms. Hopgood’s resignation, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee recommended Cheryl B. McMillan to the Mace Board of Directors. Her appointment is subject to shareholder approval at the upcoming 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Ms. McMillan consults with middle market CEOs and senior managers by assisting them with sharpening their managerial skills with a focus on operational and financial improvements.  Ms. McMillan is a CPA and received her BS in Accounting and a Masters in Management from the University of Akron. A more detailed biography on Ms. McMillan will be provided in this year’s proxy statement.

About Mace Security International, Inc.

Mace Security International Inc. is a globally recognized leader in personal safety and security. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the Company designs and manufactures consumer and tactical products for personal defense, security and surveillance under its world-renowned Mace® Brand – the original trusted brand of pepper spray products and Vigilant® Brand alarms, the world-wide leader and number one recognized brand in personal alarms. The Company also offers aerosol defense sprays and tactical products for law enforcement and security professionals worldwide through its Mace® and Take Down® brands.


April 2nd, 2018

Mace Security International, Inc. partners with Evy Poumpouras to represent the Mace Cares Empower Product Line

Cleveland, OH – Mace Security International, Inc. (MSI) is partnering with on-air national TV correspondent and former Secret Service special agent Evy Poumpouras as a spokesperson for Mace Brand and also to promote the Empower line, a new purple less-than-lethal products that were launched earlier this year.

The Empower line is a part of the Mace Cares program, which was established in 2013 as a way to provide support and assistance for individuals at risk. The goal of the Mace Brand Empower line is to raise awareness and ultimately end domestic violence everywhere.

Proceeds from the sale of Mace Cares Empower line products go to the following charities: Center Against Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center and Futures Without Violence.

“We are incredibly excited and honored to be working with Evy as her experience and knowledge is second to none,” said John McCann, president and CEO of MSI. “She’s truly an expert in the field and is very passionate about our new Mace Cares Empower initiative.”

In addition to her past experience as a former Secret Service special agent, Poumpouras frequently appears on NBC, MSNBC, CNN and HLN as an on-air security analyst, covering a wide range of topics, such as national security, law enforcement, crime, behavioral analysis and more. Poumpouras will bring her expertise and safety experience to the program to help expand its reach.

“When it comes to personal safety, it’s incredibly important for each person to feel empowered with the right tools for self-protection. My hope is that with partnering with Mace Cares, we’ll collectively work together to improve the lives of those who have experienced domestic violence, and put an end to potential future violence,” said Poumpouras.

Stay tuned to www.mace.com and Mace Brand’s social media channels (@MaceBrand) for announcements of upcoming events with Poumpouras.

 

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About Mace® Security International, Inc.

Mace® Security International, Inc. is a globally recognized leader in personal safety and security. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the company has spent more than 40 years designing and manufacturing consumer and tactical products for personal defense, security and surveillance under its world-renowned Mace® Brand – the original trusted brand of defense spray products. The company also offers aerosol defense sprays and tactical products for law enforcement and security professionals worldwide through its Mace® Take Down® brand. MIS distributes and supports Mace® Brand products and services through mass market retailers, wholesale distributors, independent dealers, e-commerce marketers and installation service providers. For more information, visit www.mace.com.

 

Contact:

John J. McCann

President and Chief Executive Officer

440-424-5322

john@mace.com