John Rose, COO of iJET International Selected by SmartCEO as a 2014 Executive Management Award Recipient

Rose to Be Honored With 40 of Baltimore's Top Executives

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - iJET International, Inc., a leading operational risk management solutions provider, is pleased to announce that COO John M. Rose will be honored by the Baltimore SmartCEO organization at their 2014 Executive Management Awards. The ceremony, to be held March 18th at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, will recognize executives for their creative management, vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy and undeniable work ethic.

Rose, who has been with the iJET for nearly two years, oversees day-to-day operations including the company's intelligence, response operations and business development. Prior to joining iJET, Rose spent 14 years at Travel Guard Worldwide, an AIG company, where he held the position of President, TravelGuard Assist. He also worked as Program Director of the US Department of Defense's Travel and Information department in Naples, Italy, for 4 years. Throughout his career, John has built a deep expertise in servicing complex international travel operations, focusing on risk management, security and cost containment. Rose is an active member of MENSA and a prior member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). After majoring in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas, John served as a US Marine for 6 years and is a frequent speaker and subject matter expert on international travel risk.

"It's such an honor to be recognized by the SmartCEO organization. I am in great company with the esteemed group of honorees," said John Rose, COO, iJET International. "Since joining iJET, I have watched the organization grow, add new resources and introduce forward-thinking capabilities to service our international clients. I look forward to continuing to guide the operations and direction for continued growth and success," said Rose.

"All too often, senior leaders in an organization become unsung heroes. This is why SmartCEO designed the Executive Management Awards. The 2014 Executive Management Award winners are not only leading their companies and co-workers to achieve great things but they are also making huge contributions to their communities," says Jaime Nespor, regional president of SmartCEO media. "We are honored to recognize each of these individuals and celebrate their accomplishments."

SmartCEO's mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. The Executive Management Awards program recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of management all-stars in the Baltimore area. Winners from the 2014 Executive Management Awards collectively generate nearly $4.5 billion in annual revenue and employ over 15,000 individuals in and around Baltimore.

About iJET International
iJET International, Inc. (iJET) provides intelligence-driven operational risk management solutions to enable multinational companies and government organizations to operate globally with confidence. iJET's end-to-end, tailored solution integrates world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology and global response services that help enterprises protect their people and operational assets and mitigate operational risk. Founded in 1999, iJET is a private company headquartered in Annapolis, MD with offices in London and Singapore. For more information, please visit

About SmartCEO
SmartCEO's mission is to educate and inspire the business community through its award- winning magazine, connections at C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO's integrated media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, metropolitan areas.

Nearly 50,000 offensive-minded, growth-oriented CEOs turn to SmartCEO magazine to find ideas and inspiration to help them grow their businesses. Each issue includes behind-the-scenes looks at local success stories, columns written by key opinion leaders and other resources to help the region's middle-market CEOs conquer the daily challenges of running a business. SmartCEO magazine is published on a bimonthly basis with editions in four major markets: Baltimore SmartCEO, New York SmartCEO, Philadelphia SmartCEO and Washington SmartCEO.

About the Executive Management Awards
The Executive Management Awards honor C-suite executives who have gone above and beyond to support and lead their organizations. SmartCEO recognizes executives in four categories: CFO, CIO/CTO, COO and CXO (other C-suite executives) who uphold the highest ethics, lead collaboratively and creatively, and enhance and support the organization's mission. An independent committee of local business leaders reviews the Executive Management Awards nominations, and winners are chosen based on the quality of the nominations submitted. Executive Management Award winners are profiled in the March/April issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in March.

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