Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, L.L.C. (ACT I) has appointed Nedim Kirimca as executive vice president of Operations with the company, ACT I announced on Wednesday.
“Nedim’s strong program management pedigree, along with business and operations experience directly aligns with ACT I’s business model and strategic priorities,” said chief operating officer, Claudio Monticelli. “We’re delighted he is joining our ACT I Leadership Team.”
In his new role, Kirimca will develop the company’s program management strategies and provide expert leadership to ACT I’s program managers, partnering with corporate leadership to ensure continued success across the organization’s customer base.
Kirimca brings more than 30 years of experience in program management, engineering and procurement roles to ACT I, including 26 years as an Air Force Officer and six years of project management leadership.
At the service branch, Kirimca held senior acquisition, program management and contracting roles between 1988 and 2014. In his most recent role, director of F-35 Production, Kirimca directed a portfolio of contracts providing acquisition and technical support as well as medical research services to several clients, including the United States Coast Guard, Air Force Air Combat Command Cyberspace Capabilities Center, Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization, and more.
As senior manager and secretary of the Air Force Technical and Analytical Support (SAFTAS), he managed 90 personnel, providing acquisition advisory assistance to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (SAF/AQ).
Kirimca also supported the SAF/AQ Directorates of Contracting, Information Dominance, Acquisition Integration, Space Programs, Acquisition Career Management, Air Force Scientific Advisory Board and Transformational Innovation and provided congressional expertise and munition export license analysis across SAF/AQ.
Kirimca holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Polytechnic University and Master Degrees from the University of Dayton, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and Air Command and Staff College, in addition to completing advanced studies in Program Management from the Defense Acquisition University.