LANCASTER, Pa., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OpSec Security, the global leader in securing, enhancing, and protecting brands, services and revenues, is excited to announce that Bill Patterson, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) effective July 1, 2018.   

LIMA is the leading trade organization for the global licensing industry.  Founded in 1985, LIMA’s mission is to foster the growth and expansion of licensing around the world, raise the level of professionalism for licensing practitioners, and create greater awareness of the benefits of licensing to the business community at large.

Starting with OpSec in March 2003, Bill Patterson was involved in all aspects of OpSec’s business until his promotion to lead the licensing business in 2006.  Bill has worked with such prestigious licensed properties as MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, NASCAR, Learfield Licensing, Hard Rock, WWE, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Peanuts, Manchester United and Angry Birds/Rovio.  Appointed to the position of Vice President of Corporate Marketing in 2015, Bill continues to be actively involved in OpSec’s licensing business and serves as an ambassador for OpSec in promoting trademark protection for both brand owners and licensees.

“We’re thrilled that LIMA has accepted Bill onto their Board of Directors,” said Richard Cremona, CEO of OpSec Security.  “I have seen him firsthand with clients and in educational seminars, panel discussions and trade events.  LIMA and its members have a great advocate for brand owners’ rights with Bill on the Board.”

About OpSec Security

OpSec Security is the market leader in fighting counterfeits for brands, transaction cards and government documents and currency. OpSec delivers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions, including advanced physical security technologies, supply chain track and trace services, and online and e-commerce monitoring and analysis for thousands of companies across industry sectors and 50 governments worldwide. OpSec is a wholly-owned division of OpSec Security Group Limited and operates manufacturing and software development facilities and laboratories in the USA, the UK, and Germany and has sales operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit Follow OpSec on Twitter @OpSecSecurity, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Branddy Spence
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