Chatsworth, CA, July 30, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Board of Directors of Armor Systems International (ASI) appoints Mr. Lex McMahon to serve as President.
Mr. McMahon began his road to success on the battleground streets of Mogadishu, Somalia as a U.S. Marine participating in Operation Restore Hope and Operation Continue Hope from December 1992-June 1994. While serving in the harsh combat environment of Somalia, Lex learned the core values and leadership skills that have become the defining force in his professional career.
Mr. Beuzieron stated “Lex’s real world perspective gained as a Marine serving in Somalia coupled with his deep seated passion to innovate armor and ballistic solutions that will protect the warriors that protect us is proving invaluable as ASI charts its course for the future.”
Mr. McMahon has significant entrepreneurial experience and success which was gained while serving as Chairman and CEO of numerous start-up ventures in diverse industries ranging from consumer goods, technology, and venture capital. Lex received a BA in English from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. And a MBA from Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management Executive MBA program currently ranked #19 in the world. Lex is also a founding member of Young Leaders, an organization of young CEOs, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists that focuses on and discusses current issues affecting small businesses in an effort to strengthen and promote the roll small business ventures play in today’s economy. Finally, in April 2007 Lex joined the prestigious, publicly traded, venture capital firm of FutureVest as the VP of Operations. In his capacity for FutureVest, Lex has served on the Board of Directors and as the COO of several internationally based technology companies.
Mr. Beuzieron commented that “Lex McMahon is a consummate professional and is an innovative business leader who possesses deep bench knowledge of the armor and ballistics market, Armor Systems International is truly fortunate to have a passionate visionary such as Lex at the helm….the future is indeed bright.”
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About Armor Systems International
Armor Systems International (ASI) was founded by a team of highly dedicated prior service military, law enforcement, and scientists. ASI provides advanced anti-weapon technology that protects the warriors that protect us. Their strength and growing reputation is in providing high quality solutions for global military and commercial applications. From concept to prototype, their attention to detail in providing custom solutions, sets them apart from their competition. Their sole purpose is to innovate and create solutions that will meet the rigors and demands of the contemporary 360 degree asymmetrical battle space. Many of their executives and advisors have crossed the “line of departure” and have significant combat experience ranging from the battleground streets of Somalia to the current Global War on Terror in Afghanistan and Iraq or are on the frontlines of the home front, serving the community as law enforcement professionals. They are constantly striving to understand the wide ranging complexities and nuances of the battle space known as the “Ground Truth” and to develop solutions that match this reality and that protect the warriors that protect us. Additionally, ASI has tailored its armor and ballistics solutions to meet demands of commercial consumers.
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