Liberty Announces Appointment of Damian Towns as CFO and Director
Vancouver, B.C. – December 1, 2018 – Liberty Defense Holdings Inc. (“Liberty”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Damian Towns as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Corporate Secretary and a Director of the company.
Damian Towns is an established financial executive with extensive public company experience, working with various public companies in Canada in senior executive and board roles for over ten years. Mr. Towns is a Canadian Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) with over 20 years of accounting and financing experience. Mr. Towns has significant experience in building and developing companies from the ground up and establishing them as public companies. He has worked with both development and operating stage companies and acutely understands the risks associated with building companies. Mr. Towns has a first-class honours degree in accounting and finance (combined) from the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Mr. Towns commented, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to participate in and help facilitate the development of HEXWAVE with the ultimate goal of making our communities safer and bring this exciting product to market on an expedited basis.”
CEO Bill Riker commented, “We are quite fortunate to have secured a leader with such cross-functional corporate finance acumen to lead our business operations. Damian’s multi-faceted experience, ranging from corporate governance through start-up and business operations, will be central to our success in delivering the threat detection capability that our communities need.”
About Liberty Defense
Liberty Defense Technologies (“Liberty Defense”) is a leader in security and weapons detection solutions that has secured an exclusive license from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, as well as a technology transfer agreement, for IP and design related to active 3D imaging technology used in the HEXWAVE product. The technology enables real-time indoor/outdoor layered protection for high volume foot traffic areas and can be scaled to fit multiple or unique entry points to provide a layered, stand-off detection capability. This aligns with the Departments of Homeland Security’s declared need for “Layered Defense” by providing a means to proactively counter evolving urban threats. The HEXWAVE product can detect metallic and non-metallic firearms, knives, and explosives. Headquartered in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area, Liberty Defense is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions. Learn more: LibertyDefense.com
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