VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – (DECEMBER 21, 2017) – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:MRS) is pleased to announce that – further to the developments referenced in the December 7, 2017 Investor Conference Call – a Letter of Intent and a new addition to the Sales & Marketing Team – the Company has expanded its catalogue of NIJ-certified tactical products through the acquisition of Mission Specific Solutions Group (“MS2”), and appointed MS2’s founder, Roland VanSkiver, as Mission Ready’s new VP of Marketing & Product Development.
With a global network of strategic partnerships, MS2 helps new and evolving companies bring their products to market. MS2 brands include Overwatch Systems, which provides NIJ certified ballistic solutions, and MS2 Gear, which provides innovative, modular and scalable tactical nylon solutions.
Mr. VanSkiver brings over 15 years of senior management and strategic consulting experience to Mission Ready, which has recently made significant additions to its senior management team. Prior to MS2 Group, Roland VanSkiver served as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Development for two industry leading brands; Diamondback Tactical and High Ground Gear. In addition to his extensive corporate leadership experience, Mr. VanSkiver served the United States of America at home and abroad as a former Marine and Narcotic Officer.
Jeff Schwartz, President & CEO of Mission Ready, states, “Mr. VanSkiver’s experience and marketing skills will strengthen our streamlined management team – which already includes major additions in both domestic and international sales – and complements the Company’s new marketing initiatives as Mission Ready establishes itself as an industry leader in tech-centric tactical solutions.”
About Mission Ready Services Inc.
Mission Ready serves to save lives and enhance the performance of military personnel, first responders, and those who protect us by working to ensure they are equipped with the best possible personal protective equipment.
Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Mission Ready has three distinct, synergistic operating divisions:
- Innovations and Development of Personal Protective Equipment
- Manufacturing of Leading Military & Law Enforcement Personal Protective Equipment
- Cleaning, Decontamination & Repair of Personal Protective Equipment
Mission Ready’s management team offers over 100 years of combined industry experience and is composed of industry experts in developing products, contracting, and selling to the federal government, first responders and tactical markets through open market procurements, teaming arrangements, and a variety of federal contract tools.
Terry Nixon – Director, Corporate Communications
Mission Ready Services Inc.
(signed “Jeffery L. Schwartz”)
Jeffery L. Schwartz,
President & CEO
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