SOURCE: Electronic Control Security, Inc.

Electronic Control Security, Inc.

August 30, 2010 10:13 ET

Electronic Control Security, Inc. Announces Appointment of Dana Palm as Director of Business Development

CLIFTON, NJ--(Marketwire - August 30, 2010) -  Electronic Control Security, Inc. (OTCBB: EKCS) (ECSI), a leading provider of electronic security system technologies to the government and private sectors, announced the appointment of Dana J. Palm as Director of Business Development. Mr. Palm will also be responsible for developing new business in both the government and private sectors in the eastern U.S. coastal states from Washington, DC to Florida.

As Senior National Account Manager for Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Mr. Palm's responsibilities included the maintenance of existing customer relationships as well as the establishment and maintenance of new accounts. Additional responsibilities included systems design and engineering, proposal development and sales negotiations. He developed a sole source relationship with a security consultant for systems design and sales of 70 secure room projects for a government agency as well as securing a position as one of eight contractors invited to bid on the U.S. Mint's systems upgrade program.

Previously, Mr. Palm was Director, Business Development, at SIGCOM, Inc. responsible for identifying and defining sales opportunities and developing relationships with commercial companies and government administrative, technical and contracting personnel. He established national accounts, provided recommendations to customers for system design and pricing structure, assisted in the development of corporate responses to government proposal requests (RFPs) and establishing GSA Federal Supply Schedule contracts. 

During his career, Mr. Palm has developed accounts with the Bureau of Prisons, Bureau of Reclamation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Mint, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, DoD Corrections and Immigration, Department of the Treasury and Tennessee Valley Authority.

Mr. Palm carries an active secret security clearance.

Arthur Barchenko, President and CEO, stated that "The appointment of Dana Palm is expected to add a substantial amount of profitable sales volume from both the government and commercial sectors of the market in Washington, DC, Virginia and the Carolinas. For many years, the Company has sought to fully address the market opportunities in these geographic areas, especially since government agencies and corporate entities require entry control and perimeter technologies to secure their assets. I believe that Dana is the right person at the right time to develop this target market for the Company."

About ECSI

ECSI is a global leader in perimeter security and a quality provider to the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, nuclear power stations, and other large commercial-industrial complexes. The Company designs, manufactures and markets physical electronic security systems for high profile, high threat environments utilizing risk assessment and analysis to determine and address the security needs of its customers. Teaming agreements with major system integrators enable ECSI to support the installation and aftermarket of its products in the U.S. and overseas. ECSI is located at 790 Bloomfield Avenue, Bldg. C-1, Clifton, NJ 07012. Tel: 973-574-8555; Fax: 973-574-8562. For more information on ECSI and its customers, please visit

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