Vancouver, BC and Atlanta, GA – Liberty Defense Holdings, Ltd. (“Liberty”) (TSXV:SCAN; FRANKFURT:LD2) is pleased to announce that Anthony T. Sleiman, CEO and President of Sleiman Enterprises, Inc. (“Sleiman Inc.”), has joined the company’s advisory board.
Mr. Sleiman is CEO and President of Sleiman Inc., one of Florida’s largest privately held real estate companies. He has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate development industry. Sleiman Inc. is owned and operated in Jacksonville, Florida. The 65-year-old company has developed more than 150 shopping centers throughout the Southeast and today owns more than 90 properties totaling over 5 million square feet of retail space. Mr. Sleiman also volunteers on the boards of Goodwill, the American Cancer Society, and numerous other non-profits.
“Mr. Sleiman brings to the team a deep understanding of the real estate development industry and its challenges related to the balance between customer experience and security. His input will enable us to further enhance our HEXWAVE product for this market,” stated Bill Riker, CEO of Liberty Defense. “We look forward to, not only to working with Mr. Sleiman, but also drawing on his decades of experience in the real estate development industry.”
Mr. Sleiman said:
“Our team at Sleiman Inc. has spent considerable time developing properties that welcome thousands of visitors on a daily basis. With this level of foot traffic, ensuring safety while maintaining a positive customer experience can be challenging. I am excited about the innovative approach that Liberty Defense has taken to address these challenges and look forward to contributing to its success and development.”
Liberty Defense’s advisory council boasts a roster of several notable individuals including Francesco Aquilini, NHL Governor; Victor Montagliani, VP of FIFA; Craig Peters, one of the top Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE) brokers in the Western US.; Al Grasso, former president and CEO of The MITRE Corporation; and Mit Shah, founder and CEO of Noble Investment Group. Learn more about Liberty’s advisory and executive teams at: LibertyDefense.com/Company.
About Liberty Defense
Liberty Defense Holdings, Ltd. (“Liberty”) (TSXV:SCAN; FRANKFURT:LD2) provides security solutions for concealed weapon detection in high volume foot traffic areas and has secured an exclusive license from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as well as a technology transfer agreement, for patents related to active 3D radar imaging technology that are packaged into the HEXWAVE product. The system is designed to provide discrete, modular and scalable protection to provide layered, stand-off detection capability. This is intended to provide a means to proactively counter evolving urban threats. The sensors with active 3D radar imaging and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enhanced automatic detection are designed to detect metallic and non-metallic firearms, knives, explosives and other threats. Liberty is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions. Learn more: LibertyDefense.com
About Sleiman Enterprises, Inc.
Sleiman Enterprises, Inc. is a real estate company that develops and manages shopping centers in the Southeastern United States. The company specializes in the design, construction, leasing, and management of properties ranging from neighborhood strips to regional shopping meccas. It serves tenants, landowners, lenders, and other participants. Sleiman Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1955 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.
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