Robert Weronik

Robert Weronik
Adjunct Faculty

Criminal Justice Department, Investigations Program
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
About Robert

Bob Weronik has over 25 years of corporate security, security consulting and law enforcement experience.

Bob’s last corporate role was as Vice President of global security, safety, resilience, and sustainability at Diebold Nixdorf (DN). DN is a global connected commerce company specializing in financial transaction software and processes and cash dispensing technologies with 23,000 employees in over 130 countries.

Prior to DN, Bob was the head security, operational risk management and resilience at Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Alexion is a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in developing therapies for rare and ultra-rare diseases. Bob was responsible for security; risk management; travel and special event risk management; due diligence, background and corporate investigations; incident management and response; and business continuity of all company employees, assets and critical business activities in approximately 40 countries. In 2016, Bob’s team won the prestigious Outstanding Security Professionals Award for Best In-House Security Team.

Prior to Alexion, Bob was the Assistant Chief Security Officer for The General Electric Company. Bob was responsible for management of global crisis management, business continuity, supply chain security and security-related regulatory programs (i.e., CTPAT, CFATS, MTSA, etc.) and policy over all GE businesses worldwide.

Bob also served GE as Security Consulting Manager for the GE Security Solutions Team. Using his extensive experience in security management and consulting, Bob was responsible for developing client security solutions based upon specific customer needs and dedicated to project management, quality control and client relationships.

During his tenure in private sector security, Bob also served as a Senior Security Specialist with Progress Energy, a Security Consultant with Risk Management Associates, and the Director of Security at Backus Hospital. Bob began his public safety career as a Police Officer in the Town of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, and served for ten years prior to entering private sector security. While in the private sector, Bob continued to serve the communities of Hebron and East Haddam CT as leader of community policing. He also served the State of Florida Park Police as a Reserve Law Enforcement Officer.

Bob has a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Connecticut State University in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Security Management from Webster University.

Bob is an ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and member of the CSO Roundtable and International Security Management Association. Bob was the Vice Chairman of the DHS Critical Manufacturing and a member of the Cross-Sector Supply Chain Private Sector Coordinating Councils.