SOURCE: GVI Security Solutions, Inc.

July 12, 2007 10:08 ET

GVI Security Solutions, Inc. Appoints Duncan Havlin Vice President of Product Management

CARROLLTON, TX--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - GVI Security Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GVSS), a leading provider of video security surveillance solutions featuring the complete Samsung Electronics line of products, appointed Duncan Havlin as Vice President of Product Management.

Mr. Havlin will be spearheading the product management program at GVI with special responsibility to develop the company's new product road map and spearhead new product introduction.

"We are pleased to welcome Duncan Havlin as our new Vice President of Product Management," stated GVI CEO Steven Walin. "His extensive vertical market knowledge and experience in coordinating product offerings and sales strategies will help drive the ongoing development of industry leading product offerings to continue our rapidly growing emphasis on vertical markets including schools, banks and large retail chains."

Prior to his appointment as Vice President of Product Management at GVI, Duncan Havlin served as the Vertical Marketing Manager for GE Security, a division of General Electric where he directed marketing, communications and sales teams. Previously, Mr. Havlin was the Sr. Manager, Vertical Markets, for Pelco where he directed vertical market sales strategies worldwide and coordinated product offerings and sales strategies.

Duncan Havlin has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Minnesota.

About GVI Security Solutions, Inc.

GVI Security Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of video surveillance security solutions to the homeland security, institutional and commercial market segments.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Some of the statements made by GVI Security Solutions, Inc. in this press release are forward looking in nature. Forward-looking statements in this press release are not promises or guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These statements are based on management's current expectations and assumptions and are naturally subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. We caution you not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein. GVI Security Solutions, Inc. believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: ability to continue as a going concern; uncertainty of profitability; reliance on primary supplier; credit limits imposed by primary supplier; effective integration of recently acquired operations and personnel; expansion risks; effective internal processes and systems; the ability to attract and retain high quality employees; changes in the overall economy; rapid change in technology; the number and size of competitors in its markets; outstanding indebtedness; control of the Company by principal stockholders; law and regulatory policy; the mix of products and services offered in the company's target markets; and other factors detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 currently on file, as well as the risk that projected business opportunities will fail to materialize or will be delayed.

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    Steven E. Walin