Finance Veteran Abdul Omar Named PlanetRisk CFO; Paul McQuillan Comments

Abdul Omar

Abdul Omar, a more than 20-year financial management professional, has joined PlanetRisk as chief financial officer of the McLean, Virginia-based data visualization and analytics firm.

PlanetRisk said Thursday that Omar will oversee accounting, finance and merger-and-acquisition functions in his new position as the company looks to grow its business operations.

“As the demand for our analytics platform-as-a-Service continues to increase and helps us expand into new markets, Abdul’s financial and technology expertise, depth of experience in commercial and government sectors, and strong track record of delivering results will be a great asset in supporting our growth,” said PlanetRisk President and CEO Paul McQuillan.

Omar previously served as CFO at software-as-a-service company Orchestro, vice president of finance at Infor Global Solutions and VP of finance, controlling and administration at Software AG.

He also held the role of controller during his more than 12-year career at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and financial leadership positions at Enterra Solutions and Lexis Nexis.

His appointment comes more than a year after PlanetRisk merged with iMapData, an intelligence management technology provider to government clients.

PlanetRisk also acquired service-disabled, veteran-owned small business Analytic Strategies last year to expand analytics offerings.

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