Abdul Omar joins PlanetRisk as CFO

PlanetRisk, based in McLean, VA, announced on March 9 that Abdul Omar has joined the company as chief financial officer. Omar, who has more than two decades of experience in financial management and business operations for global technology and services companies, will be responsible for PlanetRisk’s finance, accounting and M&A functions as the company continues a period of rapid growth and business expansion.

“We are extremely pleased to have Abdul on board in this important role,” said Paul McQuillan, president and CEO of PlanetRisk. “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.”

Omar joins PlanetRisk with more than 20 years of experience in financial management roles. Most recently, he was the CFO of Orchestro, Inc., a McLean-based Software-as a-Service company that was acquired by E2Open. Previously, Omar was the vice president of finance for Reston-based Infor Global Solutions, a multinational enterprise software company. He also served as vice president of finance, controlling and administration for Software AG, a German company providing software solutions to global enterprises. Earlier in his career, Omar also held senior financial leadership positions at Enterra Solutions, Lexis Nexis and SAIC.

Omar is a Certified Public Accountant. He earned his master of science in finance from George Washington University and bachelor of science from George Mason University.

Source: PlanetRisk