PRESS RELEASE:  NEW EMPLOYEE

                                                                                                                          For Immediate Release

                                                                                                    Contact Todd Horton, (702) 827-3800

                                                                                                      todd@summitbrandprotection.com

 

 

November 29, 2018

Las Vegas – Summit Brand Protection is pleased to announce Michael Daigle as our Senior Director, Central Region.  Mr. Daigle joins Summit Brand Protection with a wealth of executive leadership experience from the private sector and the U.S. government. Prior to joining Summit Brand Protection, Mr. Daigle was the Chief Security Officer for Stewart & Stevenson, LLC, and Director of Global Security for Wood Group Mustang, Inc., both Houston-based companies.

Mr. Daigle retired from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as a senior manager.  Mr. Daigle has served in critical positions, including Deputy Special Agent in Charge for the CBP Office of Internal Affairs.  Mr. Daigle also served as Acting Division Director for the U.S. Customs Academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC).

Mr. Daigle has worked extensively with the private sector to address the ever-growing Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Copyright infringement issues with imports from China and elsewhere.

As a veteran, Mr. Daigle retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves with the rank of Lieutenant Commander, having served as a Naval Intelligence Officer in the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).  Mr. Daigle was mobilized following the 9/11 terrorist attacks for a one-year deployment in support of Operations Noble Eagle and Enduring Freedom.  He was awarded a Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal and a Global War on Terrorism Medal for outstanding performance in counter-intelligence and national security investigations.

Todd Horton, CEO, welcomed Mr. Daigle by stating, “We are very happy to have Michael join our team. As Summit Brand Protection continues to grow, we strive to attract the best talent in their fields of expertise.  Michael has the depth and knowledge working in both the government and private sector with a focus on protecting intellectual property. I’m certain he will play an important part in the continued success and growth of our company.”

Mr. Daigle is a graduate of Harvard University – John F. Kennedy School of Government, Senior Executive Fellows program, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida.

Summit Brand Protection provides expert investigative and consultant services in brand protection.  The company possesses substantial law enforcement experience, specifically in Intellectual Property Rights, Supply Chain Security, and Investigations.  To learn more about Mr. Daigle and Summit Brand Protection, please visit http://www.summitbrandprotection.com.