— Argyle Security, Inc., a service and solutions provider in the physical detention and electronic security industry, announced today that, effective July 16, 2014, Mr. Buddy Johns has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the company replacing Mr. Ray Gilley. Johns will also join the Board of Directors of the company.
Johns has served as Chief Executive Officer of CGL Management Group where he worked for four years. Prior to CGL, Mr. Johns was a Managing Director of Real Estate for Corrections Corporation of America. He has more than 20 years of experience in the construction and development industries. He has developed, built and managed more than 5 million square feet of industrial properties including Class A flex, heavy industrial and correctional properties. He has six years of public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Commenting on his appointment, Johns stated, “I am pleased join ISI Security, the leading detention and security electronics contractor in the United States. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and other members of management to grow and continue to improve both our detention and commercial businesses to meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectation.”
Robert M. Davies, Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner of MML Capital, said, “On behalf of ISI Security and MML we are delighted to welcome Buddy. In accepting this leadership role he has validated the company’s position in the industry as well as endorsing the quality of our team. By making an appointment of this caliber, ISI Security is sending an unequivocal message to all its constituents, especially its customers, of its determination to provide the highest level of commitment and service. Furthermore, it is evidence that MML continues to support the company’s endeavors to perform to its full potential.”
ISI Security also announced that Mr. Jason Morgan, a Director with MML Capital, has joined the Board of Directors.