Standard Industries Appoints Art Cummings as Head of Security

Standard Industries Appoints Art Cummings as Head of Security

NEW YORK, December 6, 2018 — Standard Industries, a global industrial company, announced today that Art Cummings will serve as Standard’s new Head of Security, starting in 2019. Art comes to Standard having recently served as Chief Security Officer at General Electric Company.

“We are fortunate to have Art leading our overall security efforts,” said David Millstone, co-CEO, Standard Industries. “He has a breadth and depth of experience that will be invaluable as we continue to enhance our overall security plans, policies and efforts. The security challenges facing all multinational organizations continue to increase, and Art’s history of developing innovative solutions will be critical to the future development and growth of our business.”

In this role, Art will oversee and coordinate all security efforts for Standard, as well as its operating companies, to enhance the organization’s overall ability to protect its people, structures, technology, operations and intellectual property. He will be charged with expanding the physical and digital security infrastructure and developing global security policies, guidelines and procedures.

Art has over 40 years of combined experience in corporate, military, and government security. Prior to his work at GE, he served as Chief Security Officer and Chief of Cyber Security Operations at Bridgewater Associates. He also has over two decades of leadership experience with the FBI and spent eight years as a member of the United States Navy SEAL Team.

About Standard Industries
Standard Industries is a global industrial company with more than 15,000 employees in over 80 countries. Our industry leading businesses include GAF, BMI Group, Schiedel, Siplast and SGI. Key related businesses include strategic investment firm 40 North and Winter Properties, a real estate investment management and development company. Through R&D, innovation, supply chain enhancement and social impact efforts we are leading the transformation of our industries. Learn more at