May 1, 2017

George Niktaris – Chief Financial Officer for COWI North America

By PFM Search

PFM Executive Search was pleased to undertake an international CFO search for COWI North America, a Vancouver based leader in bridge, tunnel and marine engineering disciplines. The company provides clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from its 11-offices across North America.

The breadth and depth of its experience in design, inspection and construction engineering enables it to contribute to the creation and operation of the world’s most challenging bridge, tunnel and marine infrastructure. Parent company, COWI International is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and has more than 80 years of history, a permanent staff of over 6,200 employees worldwide and project offices in 35 countries.

New to COWI North America is Chief Financial Officer, George Niktaris, who comes from his previous role of Deputy General Manager & Vice President, Finance at Cegertec (formerly Cegertec Worleyparsons) in Montreal. George brings over 16 years of senior accounting and finance experience, including time spent in the UAE as Finance Manager for SNC-Lavalin. An accomplished strategic financial leader, George will work closely with the COWI offices throughout North America and with the COWI International office in Denmark.

Facilitating the needs of clients located in North America as well as Denmark, our executive search firm created a diverse slate of candidates who possessed the technical skills and the organizational fit for a unique organization.

Our search firm provides outstanding facilitation of large and diverse Search & Selection Committees in our work with private, public and not-for-profit organizations. The hallmark of success for PFM Executive Search over the last 24-years has been our ability to develop a strong working relationship with Boards and Selection Committees in creating a seamless process that nets proven results for our clients