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Scott Brown hired as adviser to small arms manufacturing provider

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(MyFoxBoston.com) – Former senator Scott Brown has taken a position as an adviser to Global Digital Solutions, a Florida-based company positioning itself as a leader in providing small arms manufacturing, complementary security and technology solutions and knowledge-based, cyber-related, culturally attuned social consulting in unsettled areas.

"We're thrilled to have someone with Scott Brown's national stature and extensive government experience on our Advisory Board," Richard J. Sullivan, the chief executive of Global Digital Solutions Inc., said in a press release. "Scott's leadership roles at both the state and federal levels – with a consistent focus on security-related issues – and his longtime service in the Army National Guard give him great perspective, experience and relationships that will be very helpful to GDSI going forward.  I personally look forward to benefiting from Scott's invaluable advice and guidance with regard to the Airtronic merger and our overall strategic direction."

Brown, who recently announced he would not run for governor in 2014, said he was eager to advise the company.

"I'm very excited about joining GDSI's growing team of expert advisors," Brown said. "I see a great deal of upside potential for the GDSI and Airtronic combination and I applaud Dick Sullivan and the entire GDSI team for their bold strategic vision.  It's vitally important to me that we're boosting U.S. manufacturing and security while addressing issues related to job creation, innovation and advanced cyber technology."  

The Wrentham Republican is also a lawyer at the Boston law firm Nixon Peabody and appears as a commentator on Fox News. He also serves on the board of Kadant Inc., a Massachusetts company that provides products and services to the pulp and paper industry.

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