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United Protection Services appoints new president

Fred J. Rayner as been appointed as president and a 
director of United Protection Services Inc.



September 15, 2009
By Canadian Security

This position 
was previously held by Don Allan who is moving up to the
position 
of executive vice-president of UPSG with senior
responsibilities for 
corporate growth and development and the
Company’s involvement in the 
Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Both appointments took effect 
Sept. 1, 2009, as part of the company’s
strategic management and 
planning process for the future.

 Rayner has
been a member of the board of directors of UPSG since 
2006, serving on
both the audit and compensation committees and as 
chair of the
governance committee. He will continue to serve as a 
director on the
board but will relinquish his position as chair of the 
governance
committee.



Following graduation from the University of Alberta, Rayner 
enjoyed a
distinguished 26-year career with the Edmonton Police 
Services, rising
through the ranks to the position of Chief of Police. 
In 2003 he was
invested into the Order of Merit of the Police Forces 
by the Governor
General of Canada in recognition of exemplary 
leadership and
service.

 More recently, Rayner has provided international
consulting 
services to larger private companies and government
agencies, 
including an extensive lecture series at the International
Institute 
for management development ”“ IMD Switzerland, the Rotman
School of 
Business ”“ Toronto and the University of Alberta.

He currently Co-
Chairs the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Safety for
the City of 
Edmonton and is a regular guest on CTV’s popular “Alberta
Primetime” 
television show discussing current topics relating to crime
and safety.



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Chairman and CEO of UPSG, Sig Jorstad states that “Fred’s
strong 
background in the private and government sectors coupled with
his 
previous involvement with United provides a solid foundation
to 
maximize the synergies between the board and management of United
to 
capitalize on new opportunities for growth emerging from the
current 
environment.

Rayner will lead and manage the day-to-day 
operations, focusing on customer service and driving organic growth.


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