Implant Sciences Corp (PINK:IMSC) said Monday it has appointed former senior level U.S. Department of State Security exec, Robert J. Franks, as an advisor to the company.
The announcement comes a week after the company appointed Todd
Swearingen as general manager for the Americas, and just days after Mo
McGowan was retained as a company advisor.
Franks is a security expert who has held senior posts within the U.S.
Department of State, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, and
"Robert has a keen understanding of the clear benefits our Quantum
Sniffers(TM) offer in multi-layered security environments for both
government and corporate security environments," said the company’s
president and CEO, Glenn D. Bolduc.
"His long-standing relationships with senior staff in federal law
enforcement and security personnel at organizations, including the U.S.
Department of State, the U.S. Secret Service, and the Department of
Homeland Security's Critical Infrastructure, will open doors for the
Franks has 26 years of experience at the U.S. State Department, where
he served as an assistant director of the Diplomatic Security Service.
While at the Diplomatic Security Service, he also served as director
of international operations, where he was in charge of overseas security
and law enforcement for all State Department missions abroad.
He most recently was employed as an account executive with EOD
Technology, where he was responsible for overseeing the U.S. Department
of State's security support account, a 5-year, multi-billion dollar
security services contract, and managed more than 700 security
specialists assigned to U.S. Embassies.
Before this, Franks was principal security advisor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.
is a manufacturer of sophisticated sensors and systems for security,
safety, and defense markets. The company's explosives and narcotics
trace detection systems are used by private companies as well as
government agencies to screen baggage, cargo, vehicles and people.