Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service Brings
More Than 30 Years Experience in Security and Law Enforcement to Verint
WEYBRIDGE, SURREY 25 March 2003 - Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT), a leading provider of analytical solutions for communications interception, digital video security and surveillance, and enterprise business intelligence, announced today that Lord Condon has joined its Advisory Board.
Lord Condon began his career in 1967 when he joined the Metropolitan Police Service in the UK. He rose through the ranks with his police career culminating in his appointment as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service in 1993, a position he held for seven years until his retirement in 2000. He was appointed at the age of 45, which made him the youngest Commissioner in 150 years. Amongst his many achievements in this role, Lord Condon significantly improved the anti-corruption programme for the Metropolitan Police Service and managed the Metropolitan Police Service through one of its most turbulent post-war periods in terms of terrorism on the streets of London and elsewhere in the UK. He was awarded the Queens Police Medal in 1998 and knighted in 1994. In 2001 he was made a Life Peer.
Lord Condon holds other positions including, Chairman of the Independent Complaints Panel of The Portman Group; Director of the International Cricket Commission Anti-Corruption Unit and non-executive director of Securicor. Lord Condon is also a Life Member of the Association of Chief Police Officers.
Commenting on his decision to join Verint’s Advisory Board, Lord Condon said, “Verint has established itself as a leading provider of security and surveillance solutions worldwide by providing companies with the highest level of analytical solutions. I am looking forward to working with Verint to maintain and extend their market leadership.”
Dan Bodner, President and CEO of Verint, said “We are fortunate to add someone with as much experience in law enforcement and intelligence as Lord Condon to our Advisory Committee. The Company will benefit greatly from his years of experience and his first hand, in depth understanding of the security requirements in both the private and public sectors.”
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About Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc., headquartered in Woodbury, New York, is a leading provider of analytic solutions for communications interception, digital video security and surveillance, and enterprise business intelligence. Verint software, which is used by over 800 organizations in over 50 countries worldwide, generates actionable intelligence through the collection, retention and analysis of voice, fax, video, email, Internet and data transmissions from multiple communications networks. Verint is a subsidiary of Comverse Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: CMVT). Visit us at our website www.verintsystems.com.
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