Mission Ready Names Paul Litchfield Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, B.C. – August 10, 2016 – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: MRS) today announced that Paul Litchfield has been named Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of the Company. Mr. Litchfield – a director of Mission Ready since November 2014 – has an extensive background associated with the Mission Ready portfolio and will be a critical leader in Mission Ready rapidly moving forward.

Rod Reum, President & CEO of Mission Ready states, “Paul’s operational expertise and leadership is invaluable to the Company and his expanded role is well timed as we focus on the manufacture of our innovative products such as the Ballistic Combat Shirt, Tactical Shield Cover and Electro Muscular Disruption technology, coupled now with our in house manufacturing capabilities, Paul’s time-proven abilities and track record of success will help refine our processes and catalyze the commercialization of our market-ready products.”

Paul began working in the athletic footwear industry at Reebok more than 30 years ago and is regarded as one of the most influential product creation experts in the industry. Mr. Litchfield has been responsible for numerous Reebok product innovations, one of the most noteworthy being the Pump. In 1998, Paul became President of Puma Footwear where he was responsible for product marketing, design and development for Puma’s global product line before returning to Reebok in 2000 as the Vice President of Reebok Advanced Concepts.

Paul received his B.S. degree in biochemistry from the University of New Hampshire and his M.S. degree in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts. He conducted post graduate research in human performance at the Institute of Offshore and Environmental Medicine in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Paul states, “I am honored to have this opportunity to work together with Rod Reum and the leadership team at Mission Ready. I am looking forward to applying my 30 years of experience in product development, brand building and manufacturing to this role at Mission Ready. As a director for the Company, I have had the privilege to get to know the exceptionally talented and dedicated people working in the different divisions of the Company. This is a very exciting time for us as we launch the Protect The Force brand of products. Everyone is poised for this next phase of growth and I am fortunate to be part of this excellent team.”


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