Schafran Adds Public Company Leadership Experience, Audit and Investment Expertise
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2015) - VerifyMe, Inc. (OTCBB: VRME), a pioneer in patented physical, cyber and biometric technology solutions that prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud, today announced that Lawrence G. Schafran has joined the company's Board of Directors.
"Larry's public company, audit and investment expertise adds significant value to our board as we continue to build the company after our restructuring," said Paul Donfried, VerifyMe's chief executive officer. Mr. Schafran will serve on the audit and compensation committees.
Mr. Schafran is a private investor who serves on the Board of Directors of Wright Investors' Service Holdings, Inc.; Cupcake Digital, Inc; and Glasstech, Inc. He has served as managing director of Providence Capital, Inc., an investment and advisory firm; and as a director and/or officer of COMSAT, Inc.; Capsure Holdings, Inc.; Banyan Strategic Realty Trust; Dart Group Corporation; Trak Auto Corporation; WorldSpace, Inc.; Shoppers Food Warehouse, Inc.; and The Palmieri Company, Inc. He received both a BBA and a MBA degree from the University of Wisconsin.
"I am honored to join VerifyMe's Board of Directors," said Mr. Schafran. "The new management team has moved quickly and strategically to accomplish a significant amount since the restructuring earlier this year. I believe that the company has a solid foundation for future growth and a strong portfolio of security products."
About The Company
VerifyMe is a high-tech solutions company in the field of authenticating products and people. VerifyMe's physical technology authenticates products, documents and currency with a suite of proprietary security inks and pigments. The company's digital technology authenticates people by performing strong, multi-factor verification via its patented digital platform. To learn more, visit www.verifyme.com.
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