The Integrated Risk Management Leader Continues To Strengthen Its Advisory Board By Naming Executive Protection Expert Oatman as Chairman
ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 21, 2016) – iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, announces today the appointment of a new chairman to its Security Intelligence Advisory Board, Robert “Bob” Oatman. Oatman has served on iJET’s Advisory Board since 2002, and will now assume the role of chairman, where he will oversee the operations of the 14-member group. The announcement comes on the heels of Oatman also being named chair of the Executive Protection Council for ASIS International.
“Bob is an outstanding member of the iJET team. His counsel and leadership over the years have proven to be an invaluable asset to the board,” said iJET CEO, Bruce McIndoe. “This, combined with his wealth of expertise and industry-leading knowledge in the field of executive protection and security made him the natural choice for the position, and we are thrilled to have him at the helm as we continue to grow and strengthen our global footprint.”
Comprised of seasoned security, intelligence and health advisors with an abundance of senior and executive leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, iJET’s 14-member Advisory Board provides insight into evolving security and health threats and situations around the world as well as counsel to clients, the iJET executive team and more.
“It’s truly an honor to be named chairman of iJET’s Advisory Board, which includes some of the most distinguished and accomplished individuals I’ve had the opportunity to work with over the course my career,” said Oatman. “It has been an incredible experience to serve as a member of the board for almost 14 years, and I look forward to leading the board as we work together to support iJET’s strategic development and growth now and in the future.”
About Robert “Bob” Oatman
Robert L. Oatman, a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) is one of the preeminent providers of executive protection. His firm, R.L. Oatman & Associates, Inc., has provided executive protection risk assessments, consultation, operations, and training around the world since 1989. The firm specializes in developing detailed protection plans for the top executives of Fortune 500 companies in addition to private families, and operates an executive protection school near its headquarters in Towson, MD.
His experience includes overseas executive protection service to NBC during the Olympics in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000. He served as director of Protective Operations at Limited Brands, Inc. from1992-1997, and continued to serve that company as a protective consultant until 2004. Previously, he served with the Baltimore County P.D. retiring as a Major, Chief of Detectives.
Oatman is also the author of Executive Protection: Smarter.Faster.Better (American Literary Press 2015), Executive Protection: Rising to the Challenge, (ASIS Inter. 2009), Executive Protection: New Solutions for a New Era, (Noble House 2006), The Art of Executive Protection, (Noble House 1997).
He holds a B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Baltimore and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Federal Executive Institute. In 2003, he received the FBI Director's Award for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest and in 2010, was presented the ASIS International President's Award of Merit at the ASIS International Convention in Dallas, Texas.
About iJET International
iJET International (iJET) provides intelligence-driven, integrated risk management solutions that enable multinational organizations to operate globally with confidence. iJET’s end-to-end, tailored solutions integrate world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services to help organizations avoid threats, mitigate risk and protect their people, assets, and reputation. Founded in 1999, iJET is a privately held company headquartered in Annapolis, U.S. with regional offices in London and Singapore and country offices in Japan, India and Germany. For more information, please visit www.iJET.com.
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