Thursday, April 26th, 2018
Mace Security International, Inc.
4400 Carnegie
Cleveland, OH 44103

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.