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Recent Press Releases

ASIS International Announces 2022 Board Appointments, Including Its First Ever Regional Boards of Directors

2 December 2021

ASIS International has announced updates to its Global Board of Directors for 2022, including Malcolm C. Smith, CPP, rising to President; Timothy M. McCreight, CPP, rising to President-Elect; and Cy A. Oatridge, CPP, being named Secretary-Treasurer. Additionally, ASIS has seated its first-ever regional Boards of Directors in North America and Europe.

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John A. Petruzzi, Jr., CPP

2021 ASIS International President

John A. Petruzzi, Jr., CPP, is the 66th president of ASIS International.
John has extensive security industry experience with in-depth expertise in implementing risk-based security programs, deploying technology enhancements, and managing organizational resiliency programs within Fortune 500 companies. John’s career in senior corporate security leadership spans the financial services, energy, commercial real-estate, and telecommunications sectors. Additionally John managed the international operations of a large security services firm where he focused on organizational engagements to corporate partners providing security and investigative services.
View a list of previous ASIS presidents.

Peter J. O’Neil, FASAE, CAE

Chief Executive Officer

Peter O’Neil assumed the position of CEO of ASIS International in January 2016. Prior to joining ASIS, O’Neil served as CEO of the AIHA, an international professional society representing 10,000 occupational and environmental health and safety professionals globally. In his professional career O’Neil has become known for transforming organizations by creating high performing, diverse, and inclusive teams and cultures.
He has served in several executive volunteer leadership positions over the past twenty years in ASAE, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, for-profit customer advisory boards, and various other association management organizations. He is an author and frequent presenter, facilitator, and speaker at conference events.
He is a graduate of Syracuse University and holds a Bachelor of Science in International Relations. Additional post-graduate work was conducted in public administration, knowledge management, and association management.

ASIS International Global Board of Directors
ASIS 2020 Global Board of Directors

Executive Committee

John A. Petruzzi, Jr., CPP
Allied Universal | New York, NY, USA
Malcolm C. Smith, CPP
Qatar Museums Authority | Doha, Qatar
Timothy M. McCreight, CPP
Canadian Pacific Railway | Calgary, Canada
Chief Executive Officer
Peter J. O'Neil, FASAE, CAE
ASIS International | Alexandria, VA, USA

​At Large Directors

Pablo Colombres, CPP
GIF International | Sao Paulo, Brazil

Axel Petri
Deutsche Telekom AG | Bonn, Germany

Chiko Scozzafava
Ewa Beach, Hawaii, USA
Joe M. Olivarez, Jr.
Jacobs | Houston, TX, USA

M. Brian Reid, CPP
Palo Alto Networks | Santa Clara, CA, USA

Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PCI, PSP
DSI Security Services | Dothan, Alabama, USA

Ex-Officio Voting Directors

Scott A. Lowther, CPP, PCI
PetroChina | Rocky View County, Alberta, Canada
Cy A. Oatridge, CPP
OSG | Tacoma, WA, USA

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Directors

Bernard D. Greenawalt, CPP
Retired | Tinley Park, IL, USA
Kristiina Mellin, CPP, PCI, PSP
Accenture | Tyresö, Sweden

Subject Matter Expertise from the ASIS Community

ASIS members possess a broad scope of expertise ranging from Executive Protection to Enterprise Security Risk Management and emerging concerns such as IoT and blockchain security. Our councils provide expertise in 34 security practice areas.