Parsons’ Kassassir Named CIO of the Year by ISACA
PASADENA, CA (March 15, 2016) – Parsons is pleased to announce that Nour Kassassir, Vice President and International Director of Information Technology, has been recognized by the UAE Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) as part of its 2016 UAE Excellence Awards competition. This awards program recognizes outstanding achievements in four categories: IT Management, Information Systems Audit, Information Security/Risk, and IT Continuity. Mr. Kassassir was named CIO of the Year in the IT Management category.
“In addition to business acumen and technology competence, Nour possesses strong leadership and innovation skills,” said Gary Adams, Parsons Group President. “I am pleased to see his efforts recognized by ISACA.”
Scott Carl, Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, added, “Nour delivers cost-effective services and solutions that align with the information technology needs of our Middle East Africa customers, and we congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”
With 30 years of work experience—17 of which have been with Parsons—Mr. Kassassir has an extensive background in IT service delivery and management in diverse industries, including automotive, architecture, engineering, construction, and oil and gas in the United States, Middle East, Europe, and Asia.
Parsons has been working in the Middle East Africa (MEA) region for more than 60 years and has offices in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Bahrain. Parsons’ portfolio of ongoing work in the region includes major oil and gas projects as well as highways, bridges, rail and transit, airports, ports, water infrastructure, plus hospitals, public schools, universities, mosques, and other public buildings.Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities. Please visit Parsons.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.