ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, recently announced that current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Usman Shakir will also be named Chief Operating Officer of the company. Shakir brings two decades of comprehensive experience in both finance and operations, making him uniquely qualified to serve in this dual role.
NIKA President and Chief Executive Officer Kabir Chaudhary commented on the appointment: "Since joining NIKA in 2015, Usman has demonstrated an exceptional talent for leveraging positive change and nurturing tangible growth for our company. He's helped foster and guide our company's progress by showing us new ways to tighten our operational and financial processes, and has had a meaningful impact on the company's strategy and business operations."
Focused primarily in the areas of technology, software, internet, and government contracting, Shakir's functional expertise includes M&A transactions, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), business valuations, risk management, treasury, business operations and strategy, and operational infrastructure development. Before joining NIKA, Shakir served as Chief Financial Officer at Berico Technologies and held senior corporate finance roles with Deltek and with AOL, where he led finance operations for divisions with revenue exceeding $100M.
"As NIKA continues to experience rapid growth and positive change, I am very humbled and excited about the opportunity to help lead the company during this period." Shakir continued, "There are exciting times ahead for NIKA, so we will continue to leverage the great work by our employees and partners in support of our customers' needs."
NIKA is revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build and manage real property. By combining architecture, engineering, planning, technology, advisory, program management, logistics, operations and maintenance services all under one roof, we are able to provide a significant value-add to our clients.
The services supplied by NIKA, coupled with our large network of suppliers and partners, means that clients can expect more options, better results and exceptional client service, enhancing operational excellence and readiness.
For more information about NIKA, please visit http://www.nikasolutions.com.
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