Anninos has more than three decades of experience in business and operational leadership for both the government and commercial sectors, Abt said Tuesday.
“Paul’s proven talent in driving business growth, his operational and organizational change leadership skills, as well as his insights into the public and private sectors will help Abt Associates meet our strategic objectives and, most importantly, further our mission, ” said Jay Knott, Abt executive VP and chief business officer.
In his previous role, Anninos was responsible for REI’s business development and marketing initiatives that sought to open new markets and drive the revenue of the company’s IT business.
He helped establish the corporate business development organization and managed business development for major units at ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), where he also led the information technology consulting organization and served as senior VP before joining REI Systems.
He has held a variety of roles in the local, state and federal government over 15 years and has worked at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service, the Virginia Beach wetlands board and the Virginia marine resources commission.