MSA Security Enhances Executive Team with Appointment of President, Glen Kucera

10/06/17 12:00 PM EDT

MSA Security Enhances Executive Team with Appointment of President, Glen Kucera

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NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Security ("MSA"), a global high consequence threat security firm, today announced the appointment of Glen Kucera as President. Reporting to the CEO, Mr. Kucera will oversee the operational, sales and marketing functions. 

"MSA has seen unprecedented growth in recent years," said Michael O'Neil, Chief Executive Officer of MSA. "As we accelerate this growth and expand our security offerings, Glen's experience, leadership capabilities and track record of success will enhance our ability to continue to grow while delivering the highest quality of service."

Prior to joining the MSA team, Mr. Kucera held prominent positions at companies such as Paramount Building Solutions and Wagner International. He brings with him more than 30 years of experience having served in leadership and management roles.

"The MSA team is comprised of experts from diverse backgrounds who have reached the highest levels in their fields—whether it's with law enforcement or government agencies," said Glen Kucera. "Already considered the leader in high consequence security, MSA is constantly evolving, testing and working to develop more and more sophisticated ways to mitigate threats and ensure public safety. This can be seen in the firm's advanced canine training program in Windsor, Connecticut and its innovative SmartTech technology."

"I also look forward to meeting and working with MSA's clients to ensure we have the right structure and resources in place to support their evolving needs," continued Mr. Kucera.

"We believe that Glen's decades of experience in senior management will help fuel MSA Security's dynamic growth," said Michael Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer.  "His skills and knowledge attained while leading top-tier institutions align with our goals as a company ready to lead and outperform in the future."

Prior to joining MSA, Mr. Kucera served as President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Paramount Building Solutions. In that role, Mr. Kucera diversified the business model and substantially improved the Company's revenue and profitability. Prior to Paramount Building Solutions, Mr. Kucera spent time as CEO at Sasco, and President and CEO of Wagner International's Global Contractor Division. He began his career at KPMG.

Mr. Kucera holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from the University of North Dakota, and holds a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant.

About MSA Security
Founded in 1987, MSA Security is a global high consequence threat security firm with more than 30 years of experience having protected enterprise-level facilities. MSA is headquartered in New York City and has over 1,000 employees operating in 42 states and 30 countries. The firm offers a range of customizable solutions, including explosive detection, protective services, intelligence, investigations and consulting.  For more information, visit msasecurity.net.

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