Torrance, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013
Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, announced today that Brad Buswell has joined the company as President, Rapiscan Aviation Products. Buswell most recently served as President and CEO of Morpho Detection, Inc.
In his role at Rapiscan, Buswell will be responsible for overseeing the company’s expanding position as a leading security solution provider to the global aviation market.
Prior to his appointment as President and CEO of Morpho Detection, Buswell served as Deputy Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he led technology development for the operating components of the Department of Homeland Security including the Transportation Security Administration, Customs & Border Protection and U.S. Secret Service, as well as state and local first responders. Buswell also previously served as vice president of global strategy for Morpho Detection.
“Brad brings a wealth of experience from his public service at U.S. DHS as well as in the security industry to Rapiscan. We look forward to his leadership as we expand our work with aviation customers worldwide," said Ajay Mehra, President, Rapiscan Systems.
Mr. Buswell commented, “This is an exciting time to be joining the Rapiscan team. Rapiscan has industry-leading technologies such as its Real Time Tomography solution for checked baggage screening and the 620DV AT Checkpoint screening solution, as well as a pipeline of new innovations. I look forward to helping our aviation security customers meet their most demanding security requirements.”
Buswell has more than 20 years experience as an officer in the U.S. Navy and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. He holds a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University.
About Rapiscan Systems
Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a division of OSI Systems, Inc., is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilizing X-ray and gamma-ray imaging, and advanced threat identification techniques such as neutron and diffraction analysis. The company's products are sold into four market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening and People Screening. The company has an installed base globally of more than 70,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. As the world's leading security screening provider, Rapiscan Systems provides state of the art products, solutions and services that meet our customers' most demanding threat detection needs --- while improving their operational efficiency. For more information, please visit http://www.rapiscansystems.com.
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