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TOTUS Solutions Adds Lighting Industry Heavyweights and Investment/Management Guru to Board of Directors
|By Business Wire
|July 2, 2014 03:01 AM EDT
TOTUS Solutions, a leading provider of outdoor lighting based security
platforms, announced today the addition of three new board members—Brian
Wald, Ron Lusk and Paul Mullan.
“Brian, Ron and Paul bring immense experience, insight and vision to the
table, and that’s exactly what TOTUS Solutions needs,” said Gregory
Williams, CEO of TOTUS Solutions. “We have some of the most advanced
surveillance technologies on the market, but equally vital to our
company’s assertion of leadership in this sector is the collective
expertise of our directors.”
TOTUS Solutions has combined into a single integrated solution superior
megapixel IP video surveillance, multi-day media storage and secure
wireless communications, transforming passive surveillance into Active
Deterrence™ to help prevent and deter crime instead of just recording it
while it occurs.
“It is exciting to once again be involved with a new, disruptive
technology. I believe advanced security platforms will become important
differentiators in the lighting industry, and TOTUS Solutions has the
vision and capability to enable its customers in this regard,” said
Wald is the former founder, CEO and President of Fulham Company and is
currently a member of the company’s board of directors. Fulham Company
is a leading global supplier of electronic ballasts, lamps, lighting
control systems, electronic transformers, LED arrays and drivers,
emergency lighting, induction systems, wiring harnesses, and custom
“TOTUS Solutions’ award winning surveillance technology is a winning
solution for customers who truly value safety and security, and I am
eager to assist the company in bringing this technology to the lighting
industry,” said Ron Lusk.
Lusk is the founder and chairman of Lumetech Group, a consulting firm
and commercial distributor of energy efficient LED outdoor lighting
solutions. Prior to founding Lumetech, he was the CEO of Lighting
Science Group, a LED lamp and fixture manufacturer.
“In an era of enhanced safety and security, where customers now
understand the value of active deterrence, TOTUS Solutions is uniquely
positioned to take advantage of market opportunities, and I’m looking
forward to working with the company,” said Paul Mullan.
Mullan was formally a Partner and Vice Chairman with Charterhouse Group,
a privately-owned investment firm that actively acquires and manages
middle-market companies. Working with Charterhouse Group consumer sector
portfolio companies, he has served as the chief executive and on the
boards of Charter Baking, Amerifit Brands, Cellu Tissue, United Roads,
Wham-O, Alliance One, Del Monte Foods, and Fleer Corp.
For more information about TOTUS Solutions, visit www.totus-solutions.com.
About TOTUS Solutions, Inc.
TOTUS Solutions™ is the leading provider of Outdoor Lighting Based
Security Platforms. TOTUS Security Platforms™ incorporate optimized LED
lighting, megapixel IP surveillance, multi-day media storage, and secure
wireless communications in a single solution. Our purpose-built security
platforms are designed to transform passive surveillance into Active
Deterrence™ to help prevent and deter crime instead of just recording it
while it occurs.
TOTUS Security Platforms are lauded as New Product of the Year by
Security Products, Best Outdoor Lighting Based Security Platforms by
GOVIES, Best Outdoor Perimeter Protection by SIA’s NPS, Security’s Best
by ASIS Accolades and received the Top Innovative Technology Honor from
Security Sales and Integration. For more information, visit www.totus-solutions.com.
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