DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 7 /PRNewswire/ --

Global Strategies Group (GLOBAL) has further strengthened its worldwide senior
management team as it continues to grow its Integrated Security line of business
for clients operating in challenging environments. The move demonstrates the
Group's commitment to the delivery of world-class integrated security solutions
alongside the significant capability of its defence technology line of business.

The introduction of John Hassoun, Chief Executive Officer of the Integrated
Security Line of Business; George Diab, Managing Director of Middle East Africa;
Mark Skinner, President of Integrated Security in the United States and Ted
Timberlake, Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Contracts of
Integrated Security in the United States, brings a new depth of experience to
the Group. Together they will work to implement the strategic priorities of the
line of business, optimize new business opportunities, and grow into new markets
and with new clients. Damian Perl, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
noted, We are excited and energized by the addition of the new leadership team.
With John, George, Mark and Ted on board, GLOBAL is now even better equipped to
consolidate its position as a leader within the integrated security and defence
technology industry.

Mr. Hassoun will provide strategic and operational leadership and oversight for
all commercial activities carried out across the Integrated Security Line of
Business within GLOBAL. John brings tremendous depth of experience, having
previously served as a Chief Executive Officer in the security industry and
prior to that he held numerous leadership positions with Veridian Corporation
and was the Vice President/General Manager for Engineering Development and
Integration Services with General Dynamics. John began his career working in the
US Air Force.

Mr. Diab joins GLOBAL as Managing Director of the Middle East Africa Strategic
Business Unit, headquartered in Dubai, UAE. George brings significant technical
and international expertise to GLOBAL with over 30 years of experience managing
large systems integration projects across the defence, energy, aviation and
telecommunications sectors, holding senior roles in companies such as Honeywell,
Eaton Corporation, General Electric and General Dynamics and working around the
world to implement projects in places such as North America, Russia, Kazakhstan,
Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, the Middle East and beyond.

Mr. Skinner, President of Integrated Security in the United States, provides
operational leadership and oversight for all commercial, corporate and financial
activities carried out within the US Strategic Business Unit. Mark joins GLOBAL
from the National Security Division of USIS where he was Vice President,
Business Development. Prior to USIS, Mark served as Senior Vice President of
Marketing and Business Development for EAI Corporation and directed all system
integrator alliances for the government sector on a worldwide basis for Adobe
Systems Incorporated. He is based at the GLOBAL office in McLean, Virginia.

Mr. Timberlake joins GLOBAL as Vice President, General Counsel and Director of
Contracts - Integrated Security, in the United States Strategic Business Unit,
based in McLean, Virginia. Ted is responsible for providing legal advice,
counsel and management in connection with all legal aspects of business
operations and transactions in support of efforts for the Integrated Security
line of business. Ted has over 26 years of experience in federal government
engineering and technical services, systems engineering and integration,
integrated security and information technology contracting and has worked as an
in-house legal counsel for billion-dollar defence and intelligence companies.

Mr. Dale Davis, formerly the Managing Director in Middle East Africa for the
Group for more than three years, will transition to the role of Commercial
Director - Integrated Security. In this role, Dale will bring to bear his
significant expertise and experience in the Group to work across the entire
Integrated Security Line of Business to ensure that GLOBAL is focused on
optimizing the efforts of the business development team and delivering the best
solutions to potential clients in the right place and at the right time.
Similarly, Chris Humphrey, Managing Director of the Integrated Security
Strategic Business Unit in Asia Pacific will continue to manage and develop
client relationships and create new business opportunities in this critical

About Global Strategies Group

Global Strategies Group (GLOBAL) is one of the world's leading providers of
defence, development and corporate risk management services for clients
operating in high-stakes situations. GLOBAL empowers clients to achieve their
toughest goals by strengthening national security, transforming critical
environments and enabling opportunities, worldwide. For more information, please

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