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TMCNet:  Chickasaw Nation Industries Names Robert Wood as Chief Operations Officer

[March 18, 2014]

Chickasaw Nation Industries Names Robert Wood as Chief Operations Officer

NORMAN, Okla. --(Business Wire)--

Chickasaw Nation Industries (CNI) announced today that Robert Wood has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer (COO).

With deep experience in the commercial and government sectors, Mr. Wood will complement CNI's existing executive team as the company focuses on continued growth in the federal contracting sector.

In his new role, Mr. Wood will oversee day-to-day operations and ensure companywide alignment with competitive strategies to enhance marketplace execution and service delivery to CNI's federal customers.

"With over 30 years of commercial and government sector experience, Mr. Wood brings proven leadership skills, extensive operations expertise and a successful track record that will assist in the execution of the company's strategy," said David Nimmo, CEO and President of CNI. "We expect him to bring immediate leadership and fcus to a variety of operational initiatives."

Mr. Wood previously served as Vice President of CNI's Government Solutions practice, responsible for the marketing and delivery of information technology, service delivery transformation, and business process management. Mr. Wood has held leadership roles at industry-leading companies, including L-3, Booz Allen Hamilton (News - Alert) and Apptis.

Mr. Wood supplements his professional experience with an AT in Computer Science, BS in Network Management, MS in IT Security, an Ed.D in Aviation & Space Science, and holds industry certifications in program management, project management, security, and enterprise systems design & development.

About Chickasaw Nation Industries:

Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI) and its subsidiaries are leading providers of information technology and professional services for the federal government. CNI is known for its unique combination of technological and personnel resources, proven solutions for optimizing program and project performance, and industry-leading customer care. For the past three years, CNI has ranked among Washington Technology's top 100 list.

CNI is headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma and employs approximately 1,600 people nationwide. For more information about CNI, a wholly owned company of the Chickasaw Nation, please visit

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