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Thu, 14 May 2020

Kevin Schmidt Re-Elected as Chairman of Security Manufacturers Coalition

Kevin Schmidt, Vice President of Government Relations for Smiths Group, has been re-elected as Chairman of the Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC).

Kevin (pictured) was first elected Chairman in December 2018.

Kevin Schmidt. Click to enlarge.

The SMC includes leading U.S. security screening and technology manufacturers who supply equipment to public and private organizations worldwide.

The coalition works closely with the Congress and the Executive Branch to represent security manufacturers views on critical homeland security issues.

Shan Hood, President, Smiths Detection Inc., said, Kevins leadership of the Security Manufacturers Coalition has been critical to the success of advocacy for our government customers homeland and national security mission. Our country faces persistent adversaries and industry must join with government stakeholders to protect the American public.

Schmidt joined Smiths Group in 2006 and has more than 20 years of experience in government and industry.

He previously served at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and as a professional staff member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) in the U.S. Congress.

Security technology is necessary for protecting against known threats and for accelerating economic growth at our nations airports, Kevin Schmidt said. That now includes protecting both travelers and screeners on the frontlines of this pandemic. SMC will be working with Congress to accelerate investments in advanced security screening technology which can also support more limited physical interaction between TSA personnel and the travelling public.

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