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Formed in 1936, Nationwide’s corporate security department has had the same mission since its inception: “To help our company do business safely by filling a safety consultative role with the business leaders,” says Jay Beighley, Associate Vice President of Corporate Security.
As Chief of Public Safety for SMG Managed Facilities in New Orleans, Donald Paisant is responsible for all the security on a large campus that includes the Mercedes Benz Superdome, the Smoothie King Center and Champions Square.
After 20 years spent focusing on financial crimes investigations in the Secret Service, Phil Hopkins, Vice President of Global Security at Western Union (WU), found transitioning to the financial area of the private sector to be pretty painless.
As a large global technology company whose products such as the Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) appear inside a wide array of other products, NVIDIA may just be “the biggest company you’ve never heard of,” says Wesley Bull, NVIDIA’s Chief Facility Security Officer (CFSO) and Head of Global Security Risk Management, Investigations and Protective Services.
With 55 plants and nine corporate campuses, as well as parts stores, customer service and sales centers, warehouses and distribution centers around the world, the global security department at Ingersoll Rand has quite a few different environments to deal with, says Director of Global Security Rick Kelly.
Global Security Operations Centers (GSOCs) are a valued necessity to support an enterprise’s global business goals and operations today, but building one requires buy-in, organization and insight from the enterprise’s internal and external customers, including its GSOC operators.