Leadership

Meet Our Leadership Team

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Richard Cremona

Chief Executive Officer

Richard S. Cremona (Rich) was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of OpSec Security Inc. in July 2014. Previously, Rich has held a wide variety of executive management positions with AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Sprint, and Openwave Systems. From 2008 to 2013, he was Chief Executive Officer of Kentrox Inc. Rich graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.

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Ben Stump

Chief Technology Officer

Ben joined OpSec Security, Inc. as the Chief Technology Officer in June 2014. Prior to joining OpSec, Ben has held executive-level positions for Westell Technologies, Kentrox Inc., Digicel USA, and Telcordia Technologies. Ben’s research and technology contributions include many published works, speaking engagements at industry conferences, as well as patents for industry-related technologies. Ben holds a Bachelor of Science from Lafayette College and a Master of Science, Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan.

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Mike Angus

Finance Director and Company Secretary

Mike Angus graduated from Warwick University in Economics before joining Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1988. He was a senior manager of the Newcastle office’s Audit and Business Advisory Service before joining the company in 1997. A member of the Board, he is the Finance Director and Company Secretary.

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David Bowden

Operations Director EMEA

David joined OpSec as Operations Director EMEA in October 2014. Prior to joining OpSec, David held a variety of senior-level operations and engineering positions with Palintest, Vision in Print, Filtrona Filters, Black & Decker DeWalt and Nissan Motor Manufacturing. David earned a degree in Engineering and Management from the University of Sunderland and holds a Six Sigma Black Belt.

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Christine Holmes

Director of Operations, U.S.

Christine Holmes (Chris) joined OpSec Security as the Director of Operations, U.S. in October 2015. Chris has an extensive background in senior-level manufacturing and human resources roles. She most recently worked as the Vice President and Plant Manager for RR Donnelley from 2004-2015. Prior to that role, Chris was the Human Resources Director of Operations for Courier Corporation. Chris holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, as well as the Achieve Global Trainer Certification and the ISO 9001-2000 Trainer Certification.

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Bill Patterson

Vice President of Corporate Marketing

Bill is OpSec Security’s Vice President of Corporate Marketing. He joined OpSec as the Marketing Director in April 2003. After receiving his Bachelors and Master’s degree at Virginia Tech, Bill’s career has spanned the industries of telecommunications, home improvement retail, direct marketing agencies and video gaming with responsibilities including advertising, marketing, direct mail, communications, loyalty programs, brand management and sales management. Prior to being named to his current position in February 2015, Bill was responsible for OpSec’s largest licensing clients including MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, WWE, Learfield Licensing, and NYC and Co.