PERTH, AUSTRALIA and GREER, SC--(Marketwired - May 31, 2016) -  Alexium International Group Limited ("Alexium," "the Company") (ASX: AJX) (OTCQX: AXXIY) announces that the American Security Project (ASP), has appointed Nicholas Clark, CEO of Alexium International, to the ASP Board of Directors.

Based in Washington, D.C., ASP is a non-partisan organization created by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, to educate the American public and the world about the changing nature of national security in the 21st century.

"I am extremely honored to have been considered and asked to join the ASP Board of Directors," said Clark. "I look forward to working with the distinguished members of the ASP to advance its mission of critical analysis, consensus-building, and public engagement addressing the complex security issues of a rapidly changing world."

The ASP is led by a 25-member Board of Directors chaired by former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman; Gary Hart, former U.S. Senator from Colorado, is Chairman Emeritus. Board members include a current congressman, a former senator, an ambassador, a retired general, four retired lieutenant generals, a retired admiral, a retired vice admiral and accomplished individuals from business, law and journalism.

About the American Security Project
The American Security Project is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy and research organization dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of a range of national security issues, promoting debate about the appropriate use of American power, and cultivating strategic responses to 21st century challenges. For more information, visit

About Alexium
Alexium International Group Limited (ASX: AJX) (AX: AJX) (OTCQX: AXXIY) holds proprietary patent applications for a process developed initially by the U.S. Department of Defense, which allows for the surface modification and attachment of nano-particles or multiple chemical functional groups to surfaces or substrates to provide functions such as fire retardancy, water proofing, oil proofing, and anti-microbial treatments. Applications under development include but are not limited to textiles, paints, and packaging, glass and building materials. Alexium's fire retardant chemical treatments are currently marketed for different fabric markets under the Alexiflam™, Ascalon™, Nycolon™, Nuvalon™, and Polytron™, Omnitron™ and Bactron™ trademarks. For additional information about Alexium, please visit

Contact Information:

U.S. Contacts:
Nicholas (Nick) Clark
Chief Executive Officer

Melissa P. Kelly
Vice President, Corporate Communications
U.S.: +1 864.603.1165 x303

U.S. Corporate Offices:
148 Milestone Way
Greenville, SC 29615
U.S.: +1 864.603.1165

1100 New York Avenue
Suite 710W
Washington DC 20001

U.S. R&D Center:
8 Distribution Court
Greer, SC 29650
U.S.: 864.416.1060