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SHARPE TO HEAD WACKENHUT'S EUROPEAN/CANADIAN OPERATIONS

 CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony H. Sharpe has been promoted to senior vice president, Europe and Canada, by Wackenhut International, Inc., a subsidiary of The Wackenhut Corporation (NYSE: WAK), one of the world's largest private security and investigative organizations.
 Sharpe has been with the corporation since 1970, and previously served as the president of Wackenhut of Canada, Ltd., which is based in Toronto, Ontario, and as managing director of Wackenhut UK, Ltd., in London.
 Fernando Carrizosa, president of Wackenhut International, Inc. stated that "Mr. Sharpe has been instrumental in the recent establishment of a Wackenhut subsidiary in Moscow, Russia and in the preparation for opening offices in the Czech Republic and in Paris. He will be directing the expansion of the corporation into other East and West European countries in the future."
 Prior to joining The Wackenhut Corporation, he was a private investigator in Toronto and he is a graduate of Leeds (Ontario) Technical College and the City and Guilds of London Institute.
 The Wackenhut Corporation was founded in 1954 by George R. Wackenhut, a former Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who remains today as the chairman of the board and chief executive officer. It operates in almost 50 countries throughout the world, on six continents specializing in security-related services to businesses, industry and government agencies.
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 /CONTACT: Patrick F. Cannan, director of corporate relations of The Wackenhut Corp., 305-666-5656/
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