Abdul Omar, a more than 20-year financial management professional, has joined PlanetRisk as chief financial officer of theÂ 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 CEOÂ Paul McQuillan.
Omar previously served as CFOÂ at software-as-a-service companyÂ Orchestro,Â vice president of finance atÂ Infor Global SolutionsÂ and VPÂ of finance, controlling and administration atÂ 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 SolutionsÂ and Lexis Nexis.
His appointment comes more than a year after PlanetRisk merged withÂ iMapData, an intelligence management technology provider to government clients.
PlanetRisk also acquiredÂ service-disabled, veteran-owned small business Analytic StrategiesÂ last yearÂ to expand analytics offerings.