Exida names John Cusimano Director of Security Services

  • February 17, 2009
  • exida
  • News
February 17, 2009 – exida named John Cusimano as director of the company’s newly formed security services division. A process automation safety systems expert, Cusimano will lead a team devoted to improving the security of control systems for companies worldwide. “John has a unique understanding of the security challenges facing both automation system end-users and suppliers,” said Dr. William Goble, principal partner of exida. "He and his team will give our current and future global clients the knowledge and tools they need to improve the security, and thus the safety and reliability, of their products and systems."Cusimano joins exida from Siemens where he led market development for the company’s process automation and safety products. Prior to joining Siemens Cusimano implemented and managed automation projects for Eastman Kodak Company. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Clarkson University and holds a CFSE certification. “In the coming months we will add new business relationships that will complement our existing capabilities,” Cusimano said. “I am confident that exida will take the lead in integrating functional safety with control system security. The result will be reduced engineering requirements as well as safer, more reliable systems for our clients.” About exida:exida is a certification and consulting firm specializing in safety critical and high availability automation systems. exida's main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany. exida has worldwide operations with service centers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Learn More

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