Mace Security International Adds Carl Grassi to its Board of Directors

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Mace Security International, Inc. (OTCPINK:
MACE) today announced that Carl Grassi has been appointed to the
company’s Board, effective immediately. Grassi, 57, is president of
McDonald Hopkins LLC, where he acts as corporate counsel and business
advisor to a number of public and private companies. With today’s
action, the Mace Board now stands at seven directors, six of whom are

“Carl is a superb lawyer who also brings a deep understanding of
corporate strategy and enterprise value creation to the table,” said
Richard Barone, non-executive chairman of the board. “His specialized
expertise in mergers and acquisitions will be invaluable to us as we
continue to execute our long-range growth strategy.”

Grassi received a degree in business administration from John Carroll
University in 1981 and earned his Juris Doctor from Cleveland-Marshall
College of Law in 1984. He serves on boards of private companies and
non-profit organizations. He is currently the chairman of the Greater
Cleveland Sports Commission and serves on the board of BVU | The Center
for Nonprofit Excellence and the Greater Cleveland Film Commission.

Grassi will stand for re-election with the other Mace directors at the
company’s 2016 annual meeting of shareholders to be held on June 7, 2016.

About Mace Security International, Inc.:

Mace Security International, Inc. is a globally recognized leader in
personal safety and security. Based in Cleveland, the company has spent
more than 40 years designing and manufacturing consumer and tactical
products for personal defense, security and surveillance under its
world-renowned Mace® Brand – the original trusted brand of pepper spray
products. The company also offers aerosol defense sprays and tactical
products for law enforcement and security professionals worldwide
through its Mace® Take Down® brand.

Mace Security International distributes and supports Mace® Brand
products and services through mass-market retailers, wholesale
distributors, independent dealers, e-commerce marketers and installation
service providers. Mace® Brand products are manufactured in the U.S. For
more information, please visit


Mace Security International, Inc.
John J. McCann, 440-424-5322
and Chief Executive Officer